There is a growing responsibility for businesses to go beyond simply financial returns and place greater emphasis on having positive social impact.
This workshop will explore the spectrum of business models and practices can be used for social good—from social enterprise and cooperative structures, to triple bottom lines and corporate social responsibility.
Learn about different types and forms of organizations that are integrating economic performance with positive social impact.
Reflect on social and economic values in the new economy.
Experiment with putting sustainable business practices into action.
Facilitated by: Leo Wong, MacEwan University Social Innovation Institute
This event is part of a five-part Economics of Social Change workshop series to explore connections between the local economy, community development and social change. Each workshop is facilitated by local practitioners, introduces hands-on tools and features guest speakers who are working on the ground with community economic development and economic justice issues.
Sign up for the whole series (recommended) or individual workshops.
We acknowledge that the land on which we gather in Treaty Six Territory is the traditional gathering place for many Indigenous people. We honour and respect the history, languages, ceremonies and culture of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit who call this territory home.