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annual reports

In our annual reports, we share the highlights of recent years and our accomplishments in financing and mentoring.

annual report 2022-2023
annual report 2021-2022

impact financing report

2022 impact financing report

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Entrepreneurial Diversity studies: major benefits for Quebec

Conducted by Evol (formerly Femmessor) and the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal, the study “Entrepreneurial Diversity: Major Impacts for Quebec and Montréal” spotlights the economic, social, and environmental impacts of more inclusive entrepreneurship.



Evol unveils the View on Integrating Sustainable Development in Businesses: action hampered by lack of knowledge

November 15, 2023. While sustainable development appears to be central to the concerns of Quebecers, a study unveiled today by Evol shows that entrepreneurs are hindered in their integration efforts by their lack of familiarity with sustainable development.
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$10.6 million to value-generating businesses Evol publishes its 2022-2023 annual report

June 22, 2023. Evol has published its annual report for 2022-2023. For over a year and a half, Evol has been pursuing its ambition to transform the economy to make it more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable, by developing and supporting impact entrepreneurship.
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Géraldine Martin appointed CEO of Evol

May 16, 2023. The board of directors of Evol is pleased to announce the appointment of Géraldine Martin as CEO appointed after a rigorous selection process.
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Evol releases its first impact financing report

March 28, 2023. Evol's mission is to finance and support diversely-owned companies that have a positive impact on society. Today, Evol is releasing its first ever Impact Financing Report to review the impacts generated since its creation.
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Evol welcomes funding announced by Minister St-Onge

March 8, 2023. Evol is delighted with today’s announcement by the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for Quebec Regions. During a visit to the company Proud Diamond in Montreal, Ms. St-Onge announced that Evol would be receiving two financial contributions totalling almost $10 million.
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Evol applauds the contribution announced by Minister Ng and becomes the Québec agent for the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

December 1, 2022. Evol welcomes today’s announcement by the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, the Honourable Mary Ng, and is proud to be an agent for the deployment of the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund in Québec, in cooperation with its partners MicroEntreprendre and Entreprendre ici. The Minister was accompanied for the occasion by Emmanuella Lambropoulos, member for Saint-Laurent.
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Evol marks its first anniversary with $7.1 million awarded to businesses with diverse ownership

September 15, 2022. One year ago today, Femmessor launched its new impact funding envelope for businesses with diversified ownership and in the same breath became Evol. Expanding its clientele, the organization maintained a clear objective: to help create a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable economy.
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An exceptional year for Evol: Release of the 2021-2022 annual report

July 5, 2022. After less than a year with its new identity, Evol releases a report that offers a glimpse of a sustainable, prosperous future. Presented during its June 28 annual general meeting, the annual report is testimony to Evol’s value in Quebec’s entrepreneurial landscape.
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Evol announces the appointment of 5 new members of its board of directors

June 30, 2022. In the wake of its annual general meeting, Evol is proud to announce the composition of its board of directors for 2022-2023 and to welcome five new directors.
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Evol appoints Cadleen Désir president of its first board of directors

September 21, 2021. Evol has unveiled the composition of its first board of directors, to be presided over by Cadleen Désir.
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Femmessor becomes Evol

September 15, 2021. Today Femmessor unveiled its new name and brand identity. The organization, which has been operating in entrepreneurship for over 25 years, has adopted the name Evol.
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Femmessor wields a budget of $52.5 million to support inclusive entrepreneurship with an impact

June 1, 2021. Femmessor today announced a brand-new funding envelope of $52.5 million to support businesses with inclusive ownership that have a positive impact on society.
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Danièle Henkel, New spokesperson for Femmessor

May 4, 2021. Femmessor is proud to announce Danièle Henkel as its spokesperson. She joins her voice with that of Sévrine Labelle
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