Supporting the Next Generation of Environmentally Responsible Entrepreneurs

As the fruit of a family of entrepreneurs' hard work, Cascades is committed to supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs. Among others, the company supports the l’Accélérateur entrepreneurial Desjardins (AED) de l’Université de Sherbrooke et de sa Stratégie d'éducation entrepreneuriale jeunesse (SEEJ). ith the Université de Sherbrooke and its Stratégie d'éducation entrepreneuriale jeunesse (french only). This contribution is not only financial but is also contributed in time, as many Cascadeurs join young entrepreneurs by participating in various events, such as the J'ose entreprendre.

Through these competitions, Cascades has forged relationships with such star companies as Loop Mission, Bécik Jaune, Urban Food Ecosystems and Muses Urnes Design.


LOOP : Juices in a Circular Economy

Loop founders Julie Poitras-Saulnier, David Côté and Frédéric Monette combat food waste by giving a second life to hundreds of tonnes of fruit. This company’s origins and business model are consistent with Cascades’ values.


Bécik Jaune

BÉCIK JAUNE is a young social economy enterprise that encourages active transportation and puts recovered bicycles back on the road through a free bicycle-sharing program.

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LOOP is a project of making cold-pressed juice entirely from surplus or unsold produce obtained from a major fruit and vegetable distributor.

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Écosystèmes Alimentaires Urbains

ÉAU is specialized in community’s food empowerment by the creation of vertical aquaponic farms that produce fresh, healthy and local foods.

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Muses Urnes Design

Once planted in the ground, the ROOTS ecological urns made of coffee grounds pay tribute to the beauty of the deceased, but also of nature, turning into a tree.

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