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.
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.
Summary report of a roundtable dialogue on scaling social finance in Canada, the second in a series of roundtable discussions on the Social Capital Marketplace. Published in 2006, this report is [...]
Summary of opportunities to scale up social finance in Canada. Written in 2006, this report provides historical context for the evolution of social finance in Canada.
Tides Canada Foundation and Social Capital Partners hosted a roundtable dialogue on the state of "social" capital markets in Canada to look at the new forms of innovation in finance for social [...]