The Canadian social marketplace has been on the drawing board for about 30 years. You might even ask, “What is a social marketplace?” It’s a mechanism where the power of business and market [...]
This is a report on the challenges and opportunities of scaling the social finance pipeline funded by Employment and Skills Development Canada.
This report summarizes results from a literature scan on the characteristics of prospective social finance recipients and the barriers and challenges they face in accessing social finance capital.
Apologies to those of you buried in snow – here in Vancouver, I see the first signs of spring. As I watch tender green daffodil shoots push up through the cold earth, I am reminded of how [...]
Will socially responsible investing ever really catch on? I asked that question when I conducted a study for Vancity Credit Union on the future of socially responsible investing (SRI) five years [...]
This report provides an overview of the state of community/mission investing at Canadian private and community foundations. The paper addresses the “community/mission investment” (C/MI) component [...]
A primer on sustainable and socially responsible investing for mission-based organizations.