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Social Entrepreneurship

Many entrepreneurs in Canada and around the globe are taking a new approach to business that puts the emphasis on making a positive difference in the world. These companies have activities that are socially or environmentally beneficial as an integral part of their business model. Discover how you can become a social entrepreneur and have a positive impact on your community.

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August 07, 2020 | Social Entrepreneurship | Craig Ryan

The Rise of Local: ‘Hopeful Monsters’ Win!

A local supply chain, a local team and an efficient website could be a winning combination in a world transformed by COVID-19.

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March 18, 2020 | Social Entrepreneurship | Craig Ryan

The World's Climate Leaders Wear a ”B”

At the UN Climate Change Conference, 500 Corp entrepreneurs announced that they would bring their businesses to "net zero" by 2030. Learn more.

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February 04, 2019 | Social Entrepreneurship | Craig Ryan

Live from British Columbia: The rise of capitalism 2.0?

New legislation being debated in B.C. would give legal status to benefit corporations. Is this the rise of capitalism 2.0?

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September 10, 2018 | Social Entrepreneurship | Craig Ryan

Shocker: Investors get purpose. They now want B Corps

Banks and investors are slowly learning that the B Corp certification is a rigorous, comprehensive lens through which to evaluate a company. Learn more about this new approach.

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June 11, 2018 | Social Entrepreneurship | Carla Heim

Building a movement of entrepreneurs for the benefit of society: Q&A with Michael Denham

A conversation with BDC’s CEO Michael Denham about what B Corp means to him and what the certification can do for Canadian entrepreneurs.

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