Social and Soldarity Economy

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This report by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance explains how credit unions can overcome their compulsion to compete with banks and instead develop a powerful and central role in the...
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For a generation, while a "free market" ideology has gained a grip on humanity's activities world-wide, initiatives have also been growing to realize equitable and sustainable livelihoods. This...
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In 2006 the Québec Summit on the Social and Solidarity Economy determined priorities for developing an economy rooted in social justice and environmental sustainability. Premier Jean Charest affirmed...
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Peak Oil and climate change impose on us unprecedented demands for thoughtful, energetic, and broad-based societal action. Will the concepts we commonly use to guide and explain initiatives in social...
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Practitioners of CED and social enterprise know how to scale up their innovations, away from the margins and into the mainstream of Canadian life. What they may not know is that, to achieve scale,...
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A 2-page diagram summarizes a lot of what we do know (and indicates a lot about what we don't know) about the way capital flows to enterprises that blend social and environmental purposes with...
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Building for Social Change brings together an impressive array of information about community economic development. But it limits its audience and impact by the use of the language of a university...
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Denyse Côté et Danielle Fournier ont une histoire révélatrice bien que troublante à raconter. Cela concerne la façon dont les gouvernements au Québec, péquistes et libéraux, ont " neutralisé " ce qui...
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L'une des choses qu'il importe de connaître concernant plusieurs des organismes dont il est question dans ce numéro, c'est qu'ils sont très, très vieux. Le Centre d'éducation et d'action des femmes (...
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This manual supplies a thorough method for assessing social enterprise - what it might offer your community or organization, your readiness for it, and steps for launching and maintaining a viable...