Achieving net zero in Canada will require a Big Switch

Two copies of the summary report in print format. One is shown closed, showing the front cover of the report. It features a megaphone icon projecting a stream of light that illuminates a pylon icon. The title is "The Big Switch". The second report is presented open, and shows the highlight of a double page spread of the printed report. On the left page, we can see the first page of the second chapter, and on the right page, an infographic.

Achieving net zero in Canada will require a Big Switch In its new report, the Canadian Climate Institute lays the groundwork for a new electricity policy, exploring “the changes needed in Canada’s electricity systems to align them with net zero”. The challenge for Voilà: was to create compelling visuals that illustrate both the Institute’s message […]

Networks at work

La page de couverture du rapport. Le design est sobre avec un fond gris pâle et trois cercles de couleurs reliés par de minces lignes noires. Le design fait référence aux graphes de réseau contenus dans le rapport. Le titre est “Tokyo Start-Up Ecosystem”.

Networks at work The Tokyo Development Learning Center called on Voilà: to communicate clearly its comparison of Tokyo’s start-up ecosystem to similar innovation hubs around the world. Our challenge was to create intuitive visuals that presented this complex analysis of thousands of stakeholders and the relationships between them. Sleek layout with bright colors Given that […]

Taking nature into account(ing)

A picture of three copies of the report “The Economic Case for Nature”, arranged vertically like books one behind the other, on a gray background.

Taking nature into account(ing) The World Bank has developed a first-of-its-kind methodology to account for the value of nature in economic models. We worked with them to showcase the connection between biodiversity and economic development, the economic impacts of a collapse of ecosystems, and  “nature-smart” policies that provide the best way forward. Making the (visual) […]

The misunderstood role of water in conflict

Infographic printed as a poster

The misunderstood role of water in conflict What is the role of access to drinking water in the context of forced displacement and conflict? The World Bank Group called on Voilà: to visualize some of the findings in this report. The World Bank’s “Ebb and Flow, Volume 2 : Water in the Shadow of Conflict […]

Integration of new immigrants in Montréal

Integration of new immigrants in Montreal The Ville de Montréal has identified eight high priority regions for the inclusion of new immigrants (“territoires d’inclusion prioritaires”). After more than a year of distributing funding that facilitates the integration of immigrants, they wanted to inform their partners of the nature of the projects funded. The distribution of […]

Revealing parents’ and students’ priorities

Revealing parents’ and students’ priorities The Commission scolaire de Montréal asked us to help them present the results of a massive consultation on the review of their high school service offerings. The survey questions focused on the current perception of the offer and the preferences and aspirations of respondents for a revised offer. The format […]

Encouraging economic development in the East of Montréal

Encouraging economic development in the East of Montreal The Chambre de commerce de l’Est de Montréal (CCEM) defends and promotes the socio-economic development of the city’s East. After extensive research and consultation with many strategic allies, the CCEM wanted to bring together in a single document the list of actions to adopt to develop the […]

Visualizing World Inequality

Visualizing World Inequality Below is our entry for the 2019 Human Development Data Visualization Challenge: Visualize Inequality of the United Nations Development Report. It is composed of two sets of charts. The first, titled Income Share, shows the share of income that is owned by the top quintile (20%) of the population and by the […]

Bamako: The time to act is now!

Bamako: The time to act is now! A World Bank Group report finds that Bamako has an important opportunity to improve service delivery and expand growth that can lead to a more resilient and productive capital. With so much data to convey, the authors turned to us to find a clear way to communicate their […]

Women smallholders in the financial inclusion agenda

Women smallholders in the financial inclusion agenda The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) collected data on smallholder farmers in Mozambique and Tanzania. What they found was a gap between men and women, especially as they move up the income ladder. They approached Voilà: to visualize these findings. Connecting four dimensions The publication standards […]