Sustainable Montréal 2016-2020
The Montréal Sustainable Accelerator will
facilitate collaboration and achieving goals
Montreal, January 25, 2018 – Jean-François Parenteau, member of the executive committee responsible for the environment and sustainable development, today participates in the launch of the Montréal Sustainable Accelerator, along with Mr. Richard Deschamps, President of Concertation Montreal.
“Resolutely focused on the future, the City of Montreal has been committed to sustainable development for more than a decade, in collaboration with the Montréal community. To achieve the goals that the City has set itself, the consultation of partners is essential. We want to build on this momentum and the Montréal Sustainable Accelerator will help facilitate this collaboration, with the goal of making Montréal a green city, one of sustainable mobility, with neighborhoods where life is good, “said Parenteau.
The Accelerator will facilitate the achievement of the sustainable development commitments of the 2016-2020 Sustainable Montreal Plan partner organizations. It aims, in particular, to support partners in identifying their needs and defining their commitments, to activate thinking about solutions and to develop tools to implement commitments. It will also connect partners with relevant resources that can facilitate action and activities that encourage networking among partners.
“This is a concrete way to help sustainable development partners achieve the actions of the Sustainable Montréal Plan. I would like to thank the partners for their involvement and to salute the work of Concertation Montréal and the City of Montreal in launching the Accelerator, “commented Jean-François Parenteau, member of the executive committee responsible for the environment. and sustainable development.
“Powered by the expertise of Concertation Montréal, the Accelerator mobilizes the partners in the action, in order to increase the achievements and the projects, to multiply the experiences and the collaborations between the actors, and to enrich our Sustainable Montreal ecosystem. Inspire, create, equip, connect and promote: this is the mission our team has set to help partners in implementing their commitments. We invite organizations to contact us today, “said Richard Deschamps, President of Concertation Montréal.
All partner organizations can request assistance from the Montréal 2016-2020 Sustainable Accelerator, at any time during the implementation process, whether to develop, initiate, implement or improve their commitments.
Sustainable Montréal 2016-2020
The success of Montréal’s approach to sustainable development is based on the mobilization and commitment of the community and the municipal administration, to create the sustainable Montreal we aspire to. Sustainable Montréal 2016-2020 currently has nearly 200 partner organizations.
Click here to consult the Sustainable Montreal Plan 2016-2020 and become a partner or for more information on the City of Montreal’s sustainable development initiatives visit the Sustainable Development section of the City of Montreal’s website.