Training and Events Feb 27, 2023

Strategic Forum on the Role Played by Businesses in the Fight Against Climate Change

Has your green transition begun? On Thursday, March 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., BCF will host a strategic forum on the role played by businesses in the fight against climate change. Join us for a discussion on the challenges raised by this new reality and facing business leaders and boards of directors, and for gather the information and tools you need to prepare for them. This forum, in collaboration with Brav, will be held at our Montréal office.

In light of the climate emergency, the province of Québec has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. This ambitious goal requires the collaboration of the whole community, but especially that of businesses. This is why we are proud to announce that thanks to the following measures, this forum will be entirely carbon neutral:

  • Greenhouse gas emissions generated by attending the forum will be offset through the purchase of carbon credits;
  • Actions will be taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions generated by the event;and
  • Event documentation will be sent to you by email, nothing will be printed.

On the Agenda

During this event, you will meet our keynote speaker Bertrand Millot, Head of Sustainability at the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec¸..

Panel 1 - 9:25 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Green investments and corporate governance, moderated by Dominique Babin

  • Éric Lachance,President and Chief Executive Officer, Énergir; and
  • Geneviève Labrie-Beaudoin, Director,ESG and Sustainable Development, Investissement Québec.

Discussion – 10:25 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.

How to adapt to climate change?

  • Ron Rayside, President, Rayside Labossière; and
  • Hélène Lauzon, President, Conseil patronal de l'environnement du Québec.

Panel 2 – 11:00 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.

Eco-friendly operational projects, moderated by Anne-Frédérique Bourret

  • Pascale Lagacé, Executive Director, Brav;
  • Luc Poirier, Director of Industrial Accounts and Major Projects Development, Lumen;
  • Frédéric Verreault, Executive Director, Corporate Development, Chantiers Chibougamau; and
  • Céline Cusson, Interim Director, Environment, Hydro-Québec.

Check out our strategic file about the role played by businesses in the fight against climate changes, which includes a series of articles written by our experts.

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