Passion

We believe that giving back is not just the right thing to do, it’s an essential part of being a good member of society.

That’s why as a company we stand behind many causes that enrich our communities – near and far – and support our employees in their efforts to give back.

We believe in

The power of education to transform lives

It's no coincidence that we shifted our focus to education in 2008. For us, education is the key to opportunity, innovation, and improvement. That’s why we
choose to support organizations that work to provide education to those who cannot access it and need it most. These are just a few.

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University of Toronto Teaching and Learning Support

We are proud to support key teaching and learning initiatives at the University of Toronto. Specifically, we sponsor their course evaluation institute.

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Goucher prison education partnership

Education is the most effective way to reduce recidivism. That’s why we sponsor the education of a prisoner enrolled in the Goucher Prison Education Partnership (GPEP).

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McGill university mba
entrance fellowship

Established in 2015, we offer this grant to support outstanding students entering the MBA Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill university.

Enhanced opportunities for women

Inclusiveness is not just part of our culture, it is written into our mission. We are proud to work with organizations that support the promotion and growth of
women in the workplace and beyond. These include:

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60 million girls

Our developers created an offline version of Fantastic Phonics, an interactive literacy software that was delivered to children living in remote villages in Sierra Leone.

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McGill MBA women's
association

CEO Samer Saab was part of a panel discussion and workshop centered on ‘How to create a better workplace’ at the McGill MBA women’s association.

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femmes Montréal

We were an official sponsor of Startup Weekend Femmes Montreal 3.0. Many Explorers also volunteered their time and expertise to participants during the event.

Entrepreneurship is close to our hearts

That’s why we’ve been supporting young entrepreneurs through grants, speaking engagements, and partnerships with higher education institutions and charitable
organizations. Amongst the many coaching and mentoring activities we do, here are a few of the organizations we have supported.

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The McGill Dobson cup

We sponsor the Grit Prize at the McGill Dobson Cup - awarded to a team of students who have participated in the final round of the competition.

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Fondation Montréal Inc.

We are a silver sponsor of the Fondation Montréal Inc. Members of our leadership team mentor up and coming entrepreneurs to support them in their aspirations.

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Centech

In cooperation with the Fondation Montreal inc., Samer Saab is a guest lecturer to students and entrepreneurs at Centech.

Community truly matters

As a team we strive to do our part to ensure that everyone has a place
where they can feel safe, secure, and lead their lives with integrity.
These are some of the organizations that Explorers have supported over the years.

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Auberge Madeleine logo
BETA Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals logo
Camp Amy Molson logo
Centraide of Greater Montreal logo
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Kiid logo
The Benedict Labre House logo
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The ontreal Children's Hospital Foundation logo
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts logo
Movember foundation logo
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Pura Vida logo
Canadian Red Cross logo
The Salvation Army logo
Societe de Saint Vincent de Paul logo
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Sustainability

Our actions today determine the quality of tomorrow

Recycling programs

We recycle consumables, reduce waste, and practice energy reduction.

Green partnerships

We partner with sustainable suppliers or suppliers who share in the sustainability commitment.

Minimum 30% recycled paper

For all our internal needs, although we accomplish most of our tasks in a paperless environment.

Work environment flexibility

We offer flexible hours, telecommuting, and/or a compressed work week. We also utilize teleconference, video conference, WebEx and/or GoToMeetings.

Subsidization of public transportation

For all employees who take public transit. We also subsidize membership to the bicycle sharing system, BIXI Montreal.

Green supplies, products, and materials

We only purchase supplies that are recyclable, reusable, non-toxic, biodegradable, and made from 30%-100% post-consumer recycled materials.

Ecological and green design

The promotional items we bring to tradeshows are ‘green’ like USBs instead of paper documents, tote bags made from recyclable material, and biodegradable pens made of corn.

Environmental criteria and standards

When making purchasing decisions we use eco-friendly courier packaging/shipping materials that include post-consumer waste recycled materials that are recyclable.

Electronic formats

The software and documentation we sell are delivered in an electronic format. We also utilize electronic communications and transfer of documents including e-mail, eFax, and PDF.

Green action

A commitment that ensures that every action that Explorance (or any of its employees) takes is a green action.

Accessibility

An equivalent experience for everyone - period

We truly believe that accessibility is a social responsibility. That’s why we go above and beyond to ensure that the products we build always provide access to the broadest possible audience.

Not only are we legally compliant (ADA Section 508 & WCAG 2.0(AA)) we provide an equivalent experience for everyone no matter who they are or what disability or impairment they may have.

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