There is a growing responsibility for businesses to go beyond simply financial returns and place greater emphasis on having positive social impact. This workshop will explore the spectrum of business models and practices can be used for social good - from social enterprise and cooperative structures, to triple bottom lines and corporate social responsibility.
- Learn about different types and forms of organizations that are integrating economic performance with positive social impact.
- Reflect on social and economic values in the new economy.
- Experiment with putting sustainable business practices into action.
Leo Wong, MacEwan University Social Innovation Institute