Heroes mark booming impact of social enterprise movement
Added on: April 17, 2014
VANCOUVER -- Social enterprises are reshaping the cultural fabric and understanding of the economy, said Kevin McCort in his closing remarks at the 6th annual Social Enterprise Heroes (SE Heroes) event hosted by Enterprising Non-profits (ENP) on April 16. There are thousands of stories like the three shared at the eventís pitch competition among the 22,000 charities in B.C., he says.Read more...
Social Enterprise Heroes win would enable organization to take next step
Added on: April 14, 2014
If The Cleaning Solution wins this yearís Social Enterprise Heroes competition it would propel the organizationís effort in expanding, says board member Harri Jansson.Read more...
Thriving Nova Scotia social enterprise offering hand ups
Added on: April 11, 2014
In the 1980s, Nova Scotia Hospital psychologist Dr. Norman Greenberg was working with patients with mental-health conditions when he had a unique idea: combine the patient recovery process with business. It proved to be a win-win idea: meet consumer needs while providing people disabilities with job skills needed to achieve greater economic independence.Read more...