dd-blogSuccessfully engage your employees in contributing to sustainable development
Terranova, in collaboration with Umalia and WeSustain, invites you to a conference dedicated to successfully engaging your employees in contributing to sustainable development. Come and hear our experts from Québec and Germany, and take a guided tour of the first LEED® Platinum-certified in Québec.

September 18, 2014 – 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Montreal, Quebec, Canada



8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome of participants – Coffee and pastries will be served

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Strengthening the Impact of Sustainability Through Employee Engagement

Presented by Lucie Bourgeois and Dr. Irene Wisheu, from Umalia

Online Training Solution for Sustainable Development

Presented by Lise Lapointe, from Terranova Training

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Streamlining your Sustainability Management with Software Support from the Cloud

Presented by Dr. Daniel Süpke, from WeSustain

11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Guided tour of the Centre for Sustainable Development (limited places)

Accompanied by a qualified guide from Equiterre, discover the building’s innovativeness in the responsible use of materials, water and energy management, and air quality.


Places are limited, don’t delay!

50, Sainte-Catherine West

Montreal, QC, Canada H2X 3V4

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Register before August 29th for a chance to win a 2TB GreenDrive3!

The latest advances in power saving technology and RoHS compliance standards.




Stephanie Gelinas

Terranova Training

[email protected]



Lucie Bourgeois, Umalia

Lucie founded Umalia with a view to facilitating partnerships that would optimize the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. She couples strong business acumen, acquired during twenty years of national and international private sector executive experience, with a fulfilling career on a Board of Directors in the non-profit sector.

Dr Irene Wisheu, Umalia

Irene is a devoted ecologist who has dedicated her career to the advancement of knowledge related to biodiversity and sustainability. She is an experienced researcher and international lecturer who has worked with the scientific community, government managers, nongovernmental organizations and the general public.

Lise Lapointe, Terranova

A training strategy expert, Lise believes that organizations must train and engage their employees in working toward best practices in sustainable development. Lise and her team develop products and services for an international market and their services are provided to businesses and government agencies worldwide, and are available in many languages.

Dr Daniel Süpke, WeSustain

Daniel has always had a strong focus on technical and environmental management topics. After studying environmental informatics, he finished a Ph.D. in business informatics on the topic of web-based sustainability reporting. During his studies he managed several software and research projects, often with a focus on large companies and enterprise management across company borders.



Centre for Sustainable Development

After the presentations, you are invited on a guided tour of the Centre for Sustainable Development. Accompanied by a qualified guide from Equiterre, discover the building’s innovations in the responsible use of materials, water and energy management and air quality. The Centre provides space to meet and share new ideas about sustainable development.

The living wall shown here is one of the Centre’s most visually appealing features.

Photo Credit:
Bernard Fougères