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Mar 15 2016

6 Questions To Ask Before Investing In A Social Enterprise

From joining an angel network that focuses on social change to asking wealth managers to find impact investments across a whole portfolio, impact investors (those who look for financial return alongside social and/or environmental impact) come in many different shapes. Jean Case recently wrote an article...

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Mar 14 2016

Impakt and HireUp Visit Vancouver

  Impakt and HireUp were in Vancouver last month! Things went smoothly travel wise, and we were warmly welcomed by our hotel, The Blue Horizon.   The meetings started off with a presentation to the Vancouver HR Non-Profit Roundtable, sharing with them the HireUp program, and its successes...

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Jan 15 2016

The Social Enterprise – A New Way To Make a Change

The shifting focus towards social enterprises is a major trend in the social change space.   There is an increasing recognition that the way things are currently being done isn’t really working. This is leading people to start thinking differently about the impossible to ignore problems our...

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Jan 06 2016

HireUp Featured in Strategy Magazine

A job board for homeless youth Impakt, Home Depot and Workopolis partner to create a long-term solution to youth homelessness.   Social responsibility agency and B Corp. Impakt has partnered with Home Depot and Workopolis to create HireUp, a national job board geared towards helping homeless youth find...

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Jan 06 2016

Is Corporate Social Responsibility Extinct?

We love the article below, which highlights how doing good is becoming indivisible from business activities. CSR no longer exists in the way it used to. CSR, as it has been known, is an extension of a business or corporation, present but separate.   In toady’s ever...

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Dec 22 2015

The Rise of the Social Enterprise

CEOs around the world are endorsing the creation of social change through starting businesses. In the video below, AOL founder Steve Case discusses the rise in the creation of social enterprises. These businesses are solving social problems, while at the same time creating jobs and...

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