The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) joins the 2008 edition of Earth Hour
Montreal, March 27, 2008 - The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is proud to take part in the global movement, Earth Hour.
In fact, the STM, in collaboration with its operations management team, will ask all employees to turn out the lights where possible on Saturday, March 29, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Through various promotional vehicles, it will also invite its clients and partners to turn out the lights at the prescribed time.
« As part of its commitment to positioning itself as a world environmental leader, the STM is taking its initiative even further by asking its employees to turn off the lights, their computer and the fax machines and photocopiers before leaving their workspace on Friday, March 28, » explained the Chairman of the STM’s Board of Directors, Mr. Claude Trudel.
« These initiatives taken by the Société are directly linked to its commitment to sustainable development and complement the hundreds of actions already undertaken in this area » added Mr. Trudel.
Earth Hour is a global movement that originated in Sydney, Australia, and invites companies, cities and individuals to engage in acts of solidarity in support of the environment. Hundreds of thousands of citizens, companies and major cities around the world, including Montréal, are following the lead. http://www.earthhour.org/