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Integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Criteria for Businesses

Develop a competitive advantage and create sustainable value Events The speech will be presented mainly in French.


Forum ESG

The climate crisis and the various global challenges shaping our times are pushing companies to adopt an approach based on certain predefined factors, namely environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Not only are these criteria essential in overcoming today’s challenges, they play a crucial role in a company’s success, performance and profitability. Among the benefits of an ESG approach for the company:

  • Contribute to a positive brand image with stakeholders (customers, partners, employees)
  • Facilitate access to financing
  • Facilitate access to new markets
  • Help retain and attract talent
  • And many benefits to discover during this forum

Why participate?

  • To expand your network by meeting with leaders and key players in the city’s business community who are taking a stand on ESG issues
  • To get informed and learn about technological solutions that support the transition to action
  • To be inspired by real-life examples of companies that have recently adopted an ESG approach

Who should participate?

  • Decision-makers from large companies and SMEs
  • Anyone wishing to develop their business
  • Greater Montréal business people
  • Companies of all sizes seeking to better understand the operationalization of an ESG approach (SMEs, start-ups, large companies)
  • Managers and experts dedicated to ESG issues, human resources and internal communication representatives, operations managers
  • Representatives of social impact consulting organizations
  • Political and institutional actors dedicated to economic innovation and the environment

Join us in person!

We will warmly welcome you with breakfast.

Each participant in attendance will be given a gourmet boxed meal.

Experience this truly live event and meet the speakers.

Take advantage of our smart networking tool to make new business contacts.

Meet business partners and potential clients on site at our trade show

The agenda for the day will be announced shortly. Reserve your spot today!

Join us to discover the many benefits of an ESG approach in making your company stand out.

The Forum’s pillars:

Block 1 – Overview: Corporate social responsibility in Greater Montréal

  • Explain corporate social responsibility and the ESG criteria
  • Get a current portrait of the adoption of ESG strategies within the city’s business community
  • Listen to leaders from sectors that are the most advanced integrating these approaches, such as the sustainable finance sector

Block 2 – ESG criteria as a lever for growth

  • Discover inspiring cases of companies that have integrated an ESG strategy
  • Gain an understanding of benefits associated with adopting this type of strategy
  • Improve your international competitiveness by adopting an ESG approach

Block 3 – Challenges and solutions: Create a positive environmental and social impact in the business world

  • Discuss the challenges and solutions in terms of developing and adopting an ESG strategy
  • Discuss the needs of SMEs, such as support, follow-ups and financing for successful integration
  • Discover and use the best practices in corporate environmental responsibility and social impact adopted by our companies
  • Identify the parties that support companies in this transformation

Discover the confirmed speakers for this Forum:

  • Sabaa Khan Director, Quebec and Atlantic, and Member of the G15+ group
    David Suzuki Foundation
  • Paul Michaud Vice President of Human Resources Information Systems and Sustainability
  • Bouchra M’Zali Professor, UQAM, Holder of the African Chair of Innovation and Sustainable Management-UM6P
  • Sébastien Mousseau Senior Vice-President, Power, Grid and Industrial Solutions


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IN-PERSON – Strategic Forum on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues for Businesses, Monday, June 13, 2022
IN-PERSON – Strategic Forum on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues for Businesses, Monday, June 13, 2022 $245 * $330 *
ONLINE - Strategic Forum on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues for Businesses, Monday, June 13, 2022
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ONLINE - Strategic Forum on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues for Businesses, Monday, June 13, 2022 $145 * $195 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information

Muriel Delamare
Special Projects Manager
514 871-4000, ext. 4040

For any questions about your login on the day of the Forum, please send an email to:

Registration deadline: June 12, 2022

No cancellations or refunds as of 48 business hours before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted until the event is held. Please send cancellation notices by email at


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