Our work
gives results.In a changing world.

 

Here are some of our achievements:

Building with life cycle analysis approach

How can manufacturers can stand out on the sustainable building market and comply with the requirements of LEED V4?

Have a look at the data sheet on environmental product declaration (EPD) developed by Groupe AGÉCO.

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Studying policies and their economic impact on your activities

Seize development opportunities while managing risk: case study of freshwater aquaculture and mariculture.

A study prepared by Groupe AGECO for the aquaculture and mariculture farmers.

Objective
As of now, the aquaculture and mariculture farmers do not have access to a compensation program to manage the risks related to their work due to climate, sickness and such. Their sector association mandated Groupe AGECO to evaluate the relevance and the feasability of implementing a risk management program for their industry.

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Economic value of biodiversity: case study of Ruisseau Vacher

A study prepared by Groupe AGECO for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Objective
In 2007 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada mandated Groupe AGÉCO to assess the economic value of rehabilitating the ecosystems along Vacher Creek, using the ecosystems goods and services method. The project is aligned with the international trend towards putting monetary value on the multiple services that Nature brings to mankind. To better recognize the value of what is priceless.

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The peat moss industry engaged toward sustainability

A study by Groupe AGECO for the sphagnum peat moss association of Quebec.

Objective
New demands by Canadian and international buyers brought the sphagnum peat moss association of Quebec to measure their environmental and social performance in a rigorous way. The association asked Groupe AGECO to conduct a socioeconomic analysis of the sector and to evaluate direct and indirect effects.

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Guiding you in strategic thinking and implementation of sustainability

A strategic plan : for common action. Case study of seeding patatoe producers in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean

Une étude réalisée par le Groupe AGÉCO pour le créneau Accord Agriculture Nordique.

Objective
Faced with important challenges in a changing market environment, the seed potato industry in Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean turned to Groupe AGÉCO and AGRI-NOVA, a regional partner, to guide them through a strategic planning process.

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Buying local: at the heart of a trend

How to seize development opportunities while managing risk?

Objective
Groupe AGÉCO guides different types of organizations that want to improve their local purchasing practices in a rigorous way. The process toward local procurement can be part of a social life-cycle assessment (S-LCA) where we evaluate the organization’s behavior with suppliers.

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