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Launch of Développement durable - Une communication qui se démarque


Développement durable - Une communication qui se démarque, the second book published about this important communication issue in Quebec and Canada, was launched on March 21, 2018 ten years after the first book, Développement durable et Communications - Au-delà des mots pour un véritable engagement, published by Solange Tremblay in 2007.

The new book, coauthored by Solange Tremblay, Nicole D’Almeida and Thierry Libaert, argues for an active role by communication professionals on sustainable development issues in society. In a world afflicted by precarity, poverty, social upheavals and violence on a global scale, the authors point out the urgency to reinforce our concrete commitment, responsibility and action.

The event was held in presence of Danielle Maisonneuve, founder and first chairholder of the Chair in Public Relations and Marketing Communication, now retired, association leaders and many professionals, researchers, teachers, colleagues and friends working in the field of communication and sustainable development.

Launch in photos

 

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Sustainable Development A Renewed Commitment from the Communicators of Quebec

On March 21, 2018, during the launch of Développement durable - Une communication qui se démarque, Quebec communicators renewed their pledge to enhance sustainable development values in their activities within organizations and society. The signatories include the Alliance des cabinets de relations publiques du Québec, Association des communicateurs municipaux du Québec, IABC/Montréal, Public Relations without Borders and Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques.

Signed twelve years earlier in October 2006, the original commitment − Declaration of the Public Communicators and Public Relations Professionals of Quebec on Sustainable Development − was an international first. On March, 30, 2007, it was cited at a ceremony at UN headquarters in New York, as a model for communication professionals around the world.

New Commitment


The co-signatories: Maria Constantinescu, IABC/Montréal, Yvon Desautels, Alliance des cabinets de relations publiques du Québec, Annie Paré, Société québécoise des professionnels en relations publiques, Guy Versailles, Public Relations without Borders. Rear: Solange Tremblay, coauthor.

Absent from the photo: Louis Latraverse, Association des communicateurs municipaux du Québec (below).