Economics of Social Change: Workshop Series – Using Business for Social Good – CANCELLED

March 25, 2020

Note: This event is cancelled.


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.

Details and registration

Social Innovation Institute


Event Details

Date March 25, 2020
Start Time 1:00 p.m.
End Time 4:00 p.m.
Location Roundhouse
Room 11-167A
Allard Hall
11110 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB
Event Type Lecture/speaker/presentation
Contact Person Alexis Lockwood
Contact Phone 780-983-0389
Contact Email
Event Website Visit Site