MONTREAL, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A
ACM.B) is proud to announce the launch of its 2011-2012 Corporate
Responsibility Annual Report, presenting the Company's recent major
cultural, community and environmental initiatives.
This year's report celebrates Astral's core values and unique culture.
Astral's 2,800 employees from across the country are the essence of
this unique culture, and the cornerstone of its successes. The report
concretely sheds light on several of the hundreds of charities, causes,
cultural events and activities that Astral supports or helps bring to
life, while also highlighting how employees get involved. Throughout
the report, employees' voices can be heard via quotes that illustrate
their attachment to our Canadian culture, their communities and Astral.
"Each year, Astral and its media properties invest over $190 million in
Canadian culture and give over $25 million in air-time to charitable
organizations to raise their profile and support their important
fundraising activities. These commitments are at the core of our vision
and of the values shared by our employees across the country. United,
they are an unstoppable force and I am very proud of the work that they
have done," said Jacques Parisien, Executive Vice President and Chief
The report is available online and can be downloaded in PDF format at www.astral.com/en/social-responsibility.
Founded in 1961, Astral is one of Canada's largest media companies. It
operates several media properties - pay and specialty television,
radio, out-of-home advertising and digital - that are among the most
popular in the country. Astral plays a central role in community life
across the country by offering diverse, rich, and vibrant programming
that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers alike. To
learn more about Astral, please visit astral.com.
For further information:
Advisor, Corporate Communications
Astral Media Inc.