2024

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Certificate number: BCP 003/2023 RTI

The Biosphere Certified label is awarded after verifying that sustainable practices are being implemented correctly. It is a guarantee that the entity is fulfilling its commitments.

Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec

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Certificate number: BCP 003/2023 RTI

The Biosphere Certified label is awarded after verifying that sustainable practices are being implemented correctly. It is a guarantee that the entity is fulfilling its commitments.

Sustainability efforts

Did you know that Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec has committed to the following sustainable actions? Learn more below:

The global sustainability of Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec

We can confirm that Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec has completed a large part of our catalog of Biosphere activities, accrediting dozens of best practices to our audit team. What a feat!

  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.

Attributes

Food and beveragesFood and beverages

Km0
Local gastronomy
Vegetable garden

Authentic entertainmentAuthentic entertainment

Shows

MobilityMobility

Bicycle parking
Electric charging

Eco and EnvironmentEco and Environment

Recycling
Eco articles
Environmental project

Climate ChangeClimate Change

Green spaces
Carbon footprint
Energy efficiency

AccessibilityAccessibility

Adapted access
Visual support

Think Global, Act LocalThink Global, Act Local

Solidarity project
Local economy

Sustainability areas

Environment and Climate Change

Water is one of our most precious assets. The Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec makes great efforts to ensure its proper use, so that future generations will not suffer from shortages.

The sustainability of the processes of catchment, supply, sanitation and treatment of the resource is guaranteed in the following way:

  • Its facilities encourage you to consume less water and more efficiently.
  • They apply measures to reuse water in their facilities.
  • They adopt measures to avoid contaminating the waters with their activity.
  • They care about the quality and cleanliness of their water systems.

The company contributes to ensuring and promoting universal access to clean, smart and modern energy services:

  • They adopt energy efficiency measures in their facilities.
  • They prioritize the use of green and more renewable energy sources.

The entity implements sustainable consumption and production patterns, for example:

  • They control, monitor and report on the management of their waste and impacts.
  • They adopt measures to minimize the waste they generate with their activity.
  • They promote the 3Rs in their facilities and production models: reduce, recycle and reuse.
  • They apply responsible production and consumption criteria.

As a global response to climate change, the entity carries out actions such as:

  • They encourage sustainable mobility.
  • They measure and offset the carbon footprint of their activity.

To strive for sustainable underwater life, from this entity:

  • They collaborate to prevent pollution of the seas, oceans and rivers.
  • They support more sustainable uses of marine resources.

As a strategy and measures relating to the prevention of negative impacts, from this entity:

  • They act to reduce the impacts of their activity on biodiversity.
  • They carry out activities that respect the natural heritage and the local fauna.

Society and Culture

In order to promote inclusive economic development, from this entity:

  • They collaborate with programs and social projects in their environment.

How can health risks be prevented and good practices promoted? This entity is a great example of this, striving for the well-being of workers, customers and stakeholders.

To promote healthy activities and prevent health risks:

  • They collaborate with health systems in favor of collective health.
  • They apply safety and risk prevention measures.
  • They participate in projects aimed at promoting better health for people.
  • They promote the adoption of healthier lifestyles and habits.
  • They implement sanitary measures against Covid and other infectious pathologies.

To ensure the existence of inclusive and quality training:

  • They promote knowledge about sustainable development.
  • They care about training their staff.

In the words of Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary, "Women's equality must be a central component in any attempt to solve social, economic and political problems." A statement that serves as the focus of Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec's gender policy.

To become a powerful tool for women's empowerment, from this entity:

  • They control and evaluate their measures of empowerment and equality.
  • They promote labor empowerment in their work systems.
  • They adopt labor measures for gender equality.

We can all help create more diverse and sustainable communities. Read on to learn more about their great efforts:

To work to avoid the pernicious effects of overcrowding, from this entity:

  • They create alliances with local companies to avoid Overtourism.
  • They provide information and access to accessible and more sustainable transport.
  • Its offer includes local cultural products and activities.
  • They offer information about the local heritage and the traditions of the place.

Through SDG 16, Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec is committed to transparency, honesty, participation and equity. As well as to stop exploitation, intolerance, and the abuses of the economic system.

To inspire sincerity and participation, from this entity:

  • They care about knowing and improving the satisfaction of their customers.
  • They apply policies against all forms of corruption and exploitation
  • They inform about the available public services and the places of interest of the place.
  • They use indicators to measure their sustainable progress.
  • They use indicators to measure quality
  • They make known their commitments, good practices and sustainable efforts.
  • They promote more responsible and participatory management systems.

Governance and Economy

It's not easy to specialize in a Sustainable Development Goal like this, but Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec has done it. Prioritizing environmentally sustainable suppliers, helping to avoid deforestation or raising social awareness are some ways to help curb world hunger. Read on to find out how this entity does it.

To ensure a responsible consumption model, actions are carried out, such as:

  • Its gastronomic offer is prepared following health safety protocols.
  • They prioritize and publicize products from local agriculture and KM0.
  • They take measures to prevent food waste.

One of the biggest challenges in any sector is the creation of decent employment. We are proud to report that Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec strives to make a better place through the creation of decent work opportunities:

In this entity, to create decent and productive employment:

  • They protect and respect the labor and equality rights of their workers.
  • They facilitate work-life balance and the employment of less favored groups.
  • They offer quality employment, promoting local hiring and training.

This entity makes great efforts to create a healthier, more accessible and intelligent world.

We all have to put ourselves at the service of the communities, and to this end, in this entity:

  • Prioritise the use of new technologies for more sustainable activity.
  • They encourage the planning, design and construction of sustainable infrastructures.
  • Promote improvements in the infrastructure of the neighbourhood/community around them.
  • Adopt resilience measures in the face of eventualities and disasters.

The great efforts of Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec to eliminate barriers and integrate the rest of the people regardless of their condition should be recognized. To this end, this entity carries out actions such as:

To incorporate equality criteria, in this entity:

  • They apply social integration, non-discriminatory and inclusive policies.
  • They support SMEs and local businesses in the development of their activity.
  • Facilitate universal accessibility for their customers and workers.

A true sustainable development cannot be achieved without the cooperation and coordination of all the stakeholders involved. Congratulations Société du Centre des congrès de Quebec for your great efforts to fight for a common good: sustainability!

It is necessary to build alliances for sustainability. To this end:

  • They collaborate with academic institutions in favor of sustainable development.
  • They create agreements and alliances in favor of sustainability
  • They share their good practices and sustainable experiences with other entities.

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