PROJECT

Circularity strategies for the reduction of GHG emissions by Quebec’s industrial emitters

The HEC Montréal Chair in Energy Sector Management, the CIRAIG, Polytechnique Montréal and the CTTÉI, in collaboration with the CERIEC, have conducted a collaborative research project to evaluate the potential of the circular economy on industrial GHG emission reductions in Québec.

The HEC Montréal Chair in Energy Sector Management, the CIRAIG, Polytechnique Montréal and the CTTÉI, in collaboration with the CERIEC, have conducted a collaborative research project to evaluate the potential of the circular economy on industrial GHG emission reductions in Québec.

Today, they are unveiling the report of the second part of the project: Circularity strategies for the reduction of GHG emissions by Quebec industrial emitters. This component analyzes the potential for direct and indirect emissions reductions through the implementation of circular economy strategies in three industrial sectors (cement, aluminum and steel).

This project, funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec, also benefits from partnerships with the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ), the Conseil Patronal de l’Environnement du Québec (CPEQ) and the Conseil du patronat du Québec (CPQ).

In September 2019, the first part, Portrait et pistes de réduction des émissions de GES industrielles au Québec (Portrait and avenues for reducing industrial GHG emissions in Quebec), presented an overview of direct industrial GHG emissions, as well as a portrait of the main industrial sub-sectors and the main technologies available for reducing these emissions.