The Clean Money Revolution: 3 factors pushing the change

We are in the midst of the greatest economic shift in history. It is a time of big challenges but also huge opportunities for making money and changing the world for the better. I call it The Clean Money Revolution. What Is Clean Money? It’s money aligned with...
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The 4 Traits of Highly Effective Social Entrepreneurs

Ashoka is a global network with a Fellowship of the world’s most impactful and inspiring social entrepreneurs at its core. We have been in the changemaking business for three and a half decades. In this time, we have developed a vigorous process for selecting and...
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Here’s To The Dreamers: An ode for 2017

In the recently released movie, La La Land, two aspiring artists navigate the demands, expectations and sobriety of the "real world". Mia (Emma Stone) is an actress with consistently disappointing auditions who moonlights as a coffee shop barista, while Sebastian...
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UK’s First Food Waste Supermarket Tackles Growing Problem

The UK’s first food waste supermarket has recently opened in Leeds. Described by its founders as the world’s first ‘anti supermarket’, the organization sells produce that would otherwise be thrown away. The supermarket is operated by volunteers from The Real Junk Food...
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Building Resilience Against Natural Disasters: Build Change takes technology to the next level

Rebuilding communities in emerging nations after a devastating earthquake or natural disaster is about more than just repairing damage. For Build Change, a global nonprofit social enterprise, it is an opportunity to build a foundation for safer, more prosperous...
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A Model for Change: Chicagoan County engages social enterprise to combat poverty

The Cook County Commission on Social Innovation was pioneered in an effort to reduce the burgeoning effects of poverty in Chicago and the surrounding neighborhoods. With a goal of total transformation, it hopes to provide a model for other cities working towards...
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Social Enterprise in Gaza Paves Gateway to Employment

According to recent studies, close to 70% of the approximately 1000 students who graduate each year from IT programs in the...
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Here’s To The Dreamers: An ode for 2017

In the recently released movie, La La Land, two aspiring artists navigate the demands, expectations and sobriety of the...
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UK’s First Food Waste Supermarket Tackles Growing Problem

The UK’s first food waste supermarket has recently opened in Leeds. Described by its founders as the world’s first ‘anti...
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New Business School Promotes Mindful Leadership For Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

Let’s face it, for far too long capitalism has been the chief protagonist in creating the problems the earth now...
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Investing in a Greener Future with CoPower

CoPower is a Canadian investment firm that is pioneering solutions in the field of green energy investment. Recently the...
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Tackling Literacy – One Child at a Time

Tackle Reading is a book, tour and movement dedicated to improving illiteracy in America, especially among elementary aged...
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Building Resilience Against Natural Disasters: Build Change takes technology to the next level

Rebuilding communities in emerging nations after a devastating earthquake or natural disaster is about more than just...
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Grail Springs Retreat: Finding balance and wellness in Canada’s Mineral Capital

I awaken to a sheet of mist blanketing the lakefront outside my window, underscoring an eerie yet magical sense of calm....
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The Golden Rule of Social Entrepreneurship: Validate, validate, validate

Everyone has advice for new entrepreneurs ranging from how to hire employees to how much profit they should make within the...
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The 4 Traits of Highly Effective Social Entrepreneurs

Ashoka is a global network with a Fellowship of the world’s most impactful and inspiring social entrepreneurs at its core....
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How to Balance the Demands of “Go Slow” with “Go Fast”

“Go slow to move fast.” Depending on your perspective this saying could mean a variety of things, such as: rushing can...
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Toward Sustainability: How one social enterprise found balance between profit and purpose

As SEE Change readers well know, one of the most challenging and critical roles of a social enterprise is to scale...
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Canadian Responsible Investments Surpass $1.5 Trillion

The 2016 Canadian Responsible Investment Trends Report reveals that responsible investment (RI) is growing rapidly in...
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Development of a Skills-Based Volunteering Marketplace in Canada: An invitation to collaborate

Janie is a CPA with great skills, a desire to help her community and very little time. Over the years she has volunteered...
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Enter to Win 10,000 Aeroplan Miles and Aeroplan Will Donate 10,000 More to Charity

Aeroplan partners with SEE Change Magazine with a special giveaway to celebrate 10-year-anniversary of its Member Donation...
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Big Step Forward for Social Enterprise in Canada: Federal government clarifies definition and announces national directory

With little fanfare the Federal government has taken a major step forward this week in supporting the social enterprise...
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Alternative Gift Fair Gives New Meaning To Holidays

On December 10th, Gifts That Give Hope Lancaster will be celebrating its ninth year spreading holiday cheer through...
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Film As A Force for Good: In Convo with Gave Lindo of Reelworld Film Festival

Now in its 16th year, the Reelworld Film Festival is dedicated to harnessing the power of film as a force for social good....
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In Convo With Julie-Anne Uggla: Committed to education in Zambia

Zamcog is a London-based charity founded by philanthropist, entrepreneur and investor Julie-Anne Uggla. It raised more than...
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In Convo With Erika Karp: Redefining capitalism as a force for good

SEE Change recently spoke with Erika Karp, founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Inc., a financial services firm based in...
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The Clean Money Revolution: 3 factors pushing the change

We are in the midst of the greatest economic shift in history. It is a time of big challenges but also huge opportunities...
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Development of a Skills-Based Volunteering Marketplace in Canada: An invitation to collaborate

Janie is a CPA with great skills, a desire to help her community and very little time. Over the years she has volunteered...
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WE Day 2016: Inspiring youth to make a difference

Founded over 20 years ago by twelve-year-old Craig Kielburger, the WE organization (originally Free the Children) has...
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Why Do Funders Love Social Enterprise (even if the business loses money)?

Assume for a moment you are a funder or a philanthropist. You have money and you want it to be used to help people, build...
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Creating a Brighter Future for Girls in Afghanistan

Documentary profiles the first all-girls’ school in an Afghan village and the challenge it poses to conservative social...
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Eureka! What We Must Do: A Review of Gar Alperovitz’s “What Then Must We Do?”

As a systems thinker focused on sustainability, this is my favourite book right now. In order to democratize wealth and...
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On Our Bookshelf: Inner City Renovation: How a social enterprise changes lives and communities

The Book: Inner City Renovation: How a Social Enterprise Changes Lives and Communities, written by Marty Donkervoort,...
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On Our Bookshelf: Creating Good Work

The Book: Creating Good Work; the world's leading social entrepreneurs show how to build a healthy economy, edited by Ron...
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