Cohort Support Program

Together, let’s decarbonize our business Uniting forces to take action

Are you an entrepreneur or a leader of an agricultural business in Outaouais and wish to quickly implement concrete actions to reduce your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve your profitability?

Join a support program within a cohort of entrepreneurs facing the same challenges and issues as you! Businesses in the region will be involved in realizing government objectives in terms of GHG reduction targets or carbon neutrality.

The program includes

  • 4 group meetings in person and virtually over 12 weeks
  • 1 company visit
  • A carbon footprint assessment of your company
  • A personalized GHG calculator
  • Identification of individual and collective actions to reduce your GHG emissions
  • Identification of funding programs for implementing actions
  • A portfolio of carbon credits ready to be sold on the voluntary carbon market

Themes Covered

  • Energy efficiency
  • Waste management
  • Transport efficiency

May 2024 Cohort: Businesses in the Industrial Sector

Program Details

Week 1

📅 May 8 // Session 1 in cohort: “Introduction and demystification of SD (Sustainable Development) concepts”
(Duration: 3h)

Week 2

📅 May 22 // Session 2 in cohort: “The audit, diagnosis, and carbon footprint”
(Duration: 3h)

Weeks 3 to 5

Individual company visits from a consulting expert

Weeks 6 to 8

Calculation of carbon footprints by the consulting expert

Week 9

📅 September 18 // Session 3 in cohort: “Designing an action plan”
(Duration: 3h)

Week 12

📅 October 9 // Session 4 in cohort: “Presentation of the common action plan”
(Duration: 2h)

Benefits for Your Business:

  • Significant reduction in your environmental impact.
  • Improved competitiveness and brand image.
  • Attraction and retention of skilled labor.
  • Access to funding opportunities for your decarbonization projects.

Cost of the Program

$499 + taxes
Total value of support per company: $ 8 000
This project is made possible thanks to the Virage vert program of SADC Papineau-Collines, Economic Development Canada for the regions of Quebec, and Hydro-Québec.


They took action, and we supported them. Do like Agricola Cooperative Farm in Papineauville!


For more information about this program, please contact:
SADC de Papineau-Collines
(819) 986-1747

To Register

To register for the May 2024 cohort and determine if you are eligible, please fill out the following interest form before May 1st, 2024.

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