MAGOG, QC, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Boréalis is very proud to be
amongst the finalists for the HSBC International Business Awards, an
HSBC Bank Canada initiative launched in collaboration with BUSINESS
without BORDERS, which highlights the achievements of Canadian
enterprises that have distinguished themselves internationally with
regards to Trade and Business Strategy.
Since 2004, the company has been developing software which allows
companies operating in the Mining and Oil & Gas industries to meet
their corporate social responsibility commitments in every part of the
world. "This nomination fulfills our desire to position Boréalis as a
leader and catalyst for our clients," said Jules Paquette, Co-Founder
and President of the company.
Among the four awards to be presented to finalists, an "International
Business of the Year" prize will be awarded to a small-to-medium
enterprise whose excellence is attributed to innovative strategies, a
clear understanding of foreign markets, and having successfully faced
the challenges of exportation. In the "Leadership in International
Trade" category, two other prizes will be awarded to two enterprises
having distinguished themselves in areas of high economic growth,
namely: Latin America and Asia-Pacific.
Finalists have been selected by a panel of experts consisting of
representatives from Export Development Canada, the Economist
Intelligence Unit, Import Export Canada, University of British
Columbia, McGill University, Groupe Les Affaires, Canadian Business magazine and the Globe and Mail. Winners will be
selected by the expert panel and honored during a Gala event reuniting
all contest finalists, which will be held in Toronto on October 23,
"Convinced of the relevance and potential of a system for managing the
social impact of enterprises carrying out large-scale operations, we
have tackled the international market without hesitation since the
establishment of Boréalis,"Jules Paquette concluded.
To qualify for HSBC International Business Awards, a company must be
owned by a majority of Canadians (50.1 percent) and its headquarters
must be located in Canada. At least 10 percent of its sales must be
generated abroad, with a sales increase of at least CAD$ 2.5 million
for each of the previous two fiscal years.
Founded in Magog in 2004, Boréalis offers a comprehensive solution which
allows extractive companies to manage their social and environmental
impacts in order to optimize both its strategic and operational
activities. Boréalis is internationally renowned for providing
enterprises with corporate social responsibility (CSR) best practice
solutions geared towards large-scale Mining and Oil & Gas projects. www.boreal-is.com
About the HSBC International Business Awards : http://www.bwob.ca/awards/
About HSBC Bank Canada: http://www.hsbc.ca
About BUSINESS without BORDERS: http://www.bwob.ca/
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Source : Boréalis
For further information or to request an interview with Jules Paquette, President of Boréalis, please contact Louis Aucoin at 514 571-6033.