CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
At Carat, we aim to always be different and better.
Together, we redefine doing things the right way in our day-to-day business by fostering collaboration, trust and innovation between clients, employees and industry partners. Every day, we redefine the way of engaging in community and environmental sustainability.
Different and Better.
Together, we redefine doing things the right way in our day-to-day business by fostering collaboration, trust and innovation between clients, employees and media partners.
At Carat, we recognize that we have economic, social and environmental responsibilities beyond our core business. Our network-wide program focuses on five key areas:
Environment: enabling sustainable lifestyles
Community: promoting sustainable communities
Market Place: being pioneering and ambitious
Work Place: offering a connected and rewarding environment
Governance: acting in a responsible and responsive manner
Open your heart, we’re opening our doors
A well-established Montreal shelter for women since 1932, Le Chaînon offers assistance to women in need and welcomes them unconditionally. By providing for them a caring and open environment, Le Chaînon empowers women to gain renewed confidence in life.
The Movember Foundation is the leading global organization committed to changing the face of men’s health by challenging men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November), sparking conversation and raising vital funds for its men’s health programs. Growing over 4 million mustaches, raising $574 million to date and funding over 800 programs in 21 countries, their work is saving and improving the lives of men affected by prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues.
Run for the Cure, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
Research Saves Lives
Continued support allows the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to play a vital role in internationally acclaimed, ground breaking research discoveries in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care for breast cancer.
We have set a bold reduction target for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for ourselves. It covers our entire value chain from upstream suppliers such as creative agencies to downstream partners such as media owners and consumers. The strategy is implemented locally by our operating companies, both geographically but also horizontally by brand, through our delivery model.
All Eyes on Future Talent
We believe in the importance of investing time and resources in future talent. Every year, Carat welcomes over 600 students to have them acquire professional experience in the agency world. We welcome interns from all regions of Quebec who spend several months with our passionate experts to learn about the communications and media industry. Then once a year, Carat opens its doors for a unique “Open House” agency event hosted by Sheridan Business School. More than twenty students discover our world through presentations offered by our leaders and immersive activities including brainstorms.
The National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS) is a dynamic support system for all Canadian professionals in the communications industry facing personal, career and family challenges due to illness, injury, unemployment or financial difficulties.