Social Enterprise

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Depuis 1983, Le Boulot vers..., une pionnière de l'insertion sociale et professionnelle au Québec, aide des jeunes en difficulté à  intégrer le marché du travail. En plus de l'impact important qu'a...
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An innovative partnership between merchants, suppliers, and nonprofit agencies is adding social value to everyday business purchases in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The Social Purchasing Portal...
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Reduced to a marketing ploy by many tour operators, "ecotourism" still has much to offer a region's resident population. In the mountains of Peru, Isabelle O'Connell witnessed the building of an...
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Since 2001, a small shop in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside has been serving 1000s of meals to some of the city's most sick and isolated residents, while training and employing others in food...
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Like any venture capital organization, Social Capital Partners of Toronto has to separate "exciting ideas" from "worthwhile investments." But that's where the similarity ends. SCP is looking for...
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Il aura fallu plus de 20 ans, mais on a mis un terme au déclin du vieux quartier Sud-Ouest de Montréal. Une stratégie communautaire, sans précédent au Canada de par son ampleur et son intégralité, a...
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In Winnipeg, confiscated hydroponic equipment finds a second life in Growing Prospects, a business that helps at-risk youth get back on the rails and local restaurateurs to get fresh herbs year-round...
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FBNs may be as old as community itself. But global competition, high-speed communications, and niche marketing are making it a very strategic option for today's small businesses.
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The co-ordinator of a street people's association wonders how business development fits into a CED strategy, when the planning is too convoluted for the constituents to handle.
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The facilitating organization of flexible manufacturing networks concentrate on developing the market niche and market linkages for clients, rather than assisting people with their specific...