The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is proud to announce the 2015 Fall Cohort for the Impact8 Program. Initially launched in 2013, Impact8 helps to close the gap between growth-stage impact based ventures and investors interested in opportunities to fund business with a social benefit. By providing mentorship and targeted workshops, Impact8 increases the pipeline of […]Read More ›
Doing Well by Doing Good: The B Corporation Way
B Corporations are going on the road!
Did you know there is over 670 certified B Corps in over 24 countries? We ended off 2012 with 61 Canadian B Corps and are gearing up to spread more B Corp love this year.
We have welcomed some big names in Toronto (who will be announcing their certification in the next few months – wait for it!) and also certified our first B Corps in Ottawa (Rocketowl) and Montreal (Takt-etik). We were so pumped about these new companies, we decided to go on the road to hold a B Corp event in both these cities – and you’re invited!
The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is collaborating with some great local groups/companies for both events: HubOttawa, Sustainable Enterprise Alliance, Gestion Immobiliere Quo Vadis, and the Finance and Sustainability Initiative.
At Doing Well by Doing Good: The B Corporation Way, you will learn about B Corps, the SVX, and more importantly hear local businesses share how they use the power of business to solve social and environmental challenges. In addition, you will get a chance to provide your feedback and ideas to help bring these entrepreneurs to the next level.
Ottawa: Register here
Place: HubOttawa – 71 Bank Street
Date: January 30, 2013
Twitter hashtag: #dogoodOTT
Montreal: Register here
Place: Wave – 5524 St. Patrick Street
Date: January 31, 2013
Twitter hashtag: #dogoodMTL
We know there are many business innovations and social change makers in Ottawa and Montreal, and we can’t wait to meet you! See you there!