Social Involvement

DUAL is involved with its community in various ways. Resource sharing, knowledge transfer, sustainable development, social integration, education and future employees are all important aspects through which DUAL-ADE strives to bequeath a healthy and richly diverse environment for future generations.

DUAL AND ITS ENVIRONMENT

Better resource management

  • Local purchases prioritized
  • Insulating oil regeneration (Transformers)
  • Sustainable development and recycling
  • Development of a maintenance program to extend the life of equipment

DUAL AND ITS COMMUNITY

Knowledge transfer and resource sharing:

School Sector:

  • Hiring of interns for knowledge transfer and ensuring the preparation of future employees
  • Annual awarding of an achievement scholarship, “Best Project” to a Cégep de Sherbrooke student

Community Sector:

  • Annual volunteering and fundraising for Centraide Estrie
  • Fundraising on an ad hoc basis for certain organizations such as:  Maison Aube-Lumière, Fondation Roch Guertin, Canadian Cancer Society, LEUCAN

Youth Sector:

  • Young entrepreneurs campaign to develop entrepreneurial spirit
  • Sponsoring sports teams to encourage youth to be active and promote a balanced lifestyle
  • School sector: participation in the development of a school park

Promote Social Integration:

  • Hiring of individuals with disabilities to break their social isolation and promote social inclusion; develop a feeling of belonging to a group, autonomy and self-esteem

DUAL AND THE FUTURE

Innovate, find solutions and act:

  • CIGELE: NSERC, Hydro-Québec and UQAC Chair on Atmospheric Icing of Power Network Equipment
  • Continuous research and development
  • Training and continuous improvement program