In 2013, our team was granted two distinctions for the work of the Éco-quartier and SAESEM in the development of the Quartier 21 Peter-McGill My green island in the city:
– Laureate at the Gala de l’environnement et développement durable de Montréal in 2013 in the category ”Corps publics, conjointement avec l’arrondissement de Ville-Marie”
– Laureate of the Phénix de l’environnement
In 2001, the Éco-quartier Peter-McGill program was laureate of the ”Phénix de l’environnement”. This mention was granted following the initiative ”Appellation V, commerce vert”. This campaign established an environmental accreditation for local merchants. This campaign help incentivise merchants to participate in recycling and introduce better practices within their operations. A dozen volunteers and students were involved in the direct outreach of over 700 downtown merchants and a grand total of 7000 owners, employees and customers.