Little is Being Done to Shift Gender Norms. The Time to Act is Now

Little is Being Done to Shift Gender Norms. The Time to Act is Now

Women entrepreneurs should be able to thrive. Yet they are bound by outdated expectations. The views that a woman should be the primary childcare giver and the man should be the breadwinner are so ingrained they remain consistently unchallenged. New research from...
Facilitating Social Impact: David Upton of Common Good Solutions

Facilitating Social Impact: David Upton of Common Good Solutions

Subscribe: RSSWhen David Upton co-founded Common Good Solutions (CGS) in 2012, he didn’t come armed with an in-depth, detailed strategic plan. But there was a mission. And it was a powerful one. “See the need, try to fill the need,” is how David describes it. Over the...
Canada’s First-Ever Upcycled Food Fest Takes Aim at Food Waste

Canada’s First-Ever Upcycled Food Fest Takes Aim at Food Waste

Bringing together chefs, restaurants, food and beverage companies and grocery retailers, the first-ever Upcycled Food Festival in Canada launched on October 27, auspiciously during Canada’s Waste Reduction Week. Supported by the Grain Farmers of Ontario and the...
How to Creatively Manage Tension in Collaboration

How to Creatively Manage Tension in Collaboration

There are generally two kinds of changemakers – the visionaries and executors. The visionaries are great at thinking big. They love to create ideas for changing the world. However, visionaries tend to have difficulty putting their ideas into action because they don’t...
How E-Commerce Can Help Reduce Food Insecurity

How E-Commerce Can Help Reduce Food Insecurity

As we observe the first International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, it is important to recognize the role e-commerce can play in combating the growing paradox of mounting food insecurity alongside food waste. While food insecurity has been a critical...

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