GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 6, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Brookfield Renewable is proud to celebrate its tenth year of participation in Tremblant's 24h with a total contribution of $ 426,521. Since 2006, Brookfield's donations to the cause have surpassed the million dollar mark.
This year, 14 teams comprised of employees and their family members participated in skiing, walking, and running competitions; while accompanied by dedicated volunteers. More than 120 employees and their families have come together for the weekend festivities in Mont Tremblant. Year after year, employees are proud to contribute to such an important cause as important as children's well-being.
"Our employees and business partners recognize that Tremblant's 24h is a cause that is dear to us, and we are fortunate to count on their support and commitment. We are extremely proud of the money raised this year, but especially the undeniable ties that bind us to the cause and to the 24h team," said Richard Legault, Executive Chairman of Brookfield Renewable.
As an owner, developer and operator of long-term renewable energy assets, Brookfield Renewable believes it is important to be an active partner in the communities in which we develop projects and operate. The well-being of children is at the heart of our philanthropic approach and remains one of our priorities for social involvement.
Brookfield Renewable operates one of the largest renewable energy companies in the world. It owns and operates more than 250 renewable energy facilities in North America, Latin America and Europe. In Québec, Brookfield Renewable has over 500 employees working in 6 hydroelectric facilities, as well as its North American main office, located in Gatineau. Electricity generated from Brookfield's renewable resources powers an average of four million homes annually. For more information, please visit www.brookfieldrenewable.com
SOURCE Tremblant's 24h
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