Astral Launches its 2011-2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Report
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
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 Operating Officer.
The report is available online and can be downloaded in PDF format at
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
Olivier Racette Advisor, Corporate Communications Astral Media Inc.
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