Awards and distinctions
Federation of Canadian Municipalities – Green Champions Awards (2012)
Montréal, an eco-responsible city
The FCM Green Champion Awards are intended to promote and reward municipal champions in sustainable development. The Ville de Montréal garnered the award for its sustainable development practices as a whole and for the many initiatives it has implemented within its organization and the community.
The LivCom Awards, International Awards for Liveable Communities (2010)
Montréal’s First Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development won the silver award in the “Environmentally sustainable project” category of the 2010 edition of the LivCom Awards, the world’s only competition on best international practices for management of the local environment. The award, a United Nations Environment Program initiative, is designed to recognize innovative projects that demonstrate a good knowledge of sustainable development and the environment and that have a positive influence on local communities and the environment.
de l’administration publique du Québec (2010)
The sustainable development coordination team of the Direction de l’environnement et du développement durable, Ville de Montréal, won the Prix 2010 d’excellence de l’Administration publique du Québec in the “Monde municipal” category for the management of Montréal’s First Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development. The award shines a light on teams and individuals whose achievements have had a positive impact that captured the attention of their community.
Phénix de l’environnement (2010)
In June 2010, Montréal’s First Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development was a finalist in the “Responsible consumption” category of the 13th edition of Les Phénix de l’environnement, which spotlights excellence and knowhow in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development. The competition was developed jointly by the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs, the Ministère du Développement économique, de l’Innovation et de l’Exportation, RECYC-QUÉBEC and the Fondation québécoise en environnement.
FCM-CH2M Hill Sustainable Community Awards (2006)
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
In June 2006, the Ville de Montréal received the FCM-CH2M Hill Sustainable Community Award in the “Planning” category for Montréal’s First Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development. The award was presented to Montréal at the 60th Annual Conference of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for the innovative nature of the Plan and its potential application within other organizations.