Josh Engel, Founder of advisory firm, Perspectful and former COO at Anavo Global and Saurabh Lahoti, Director – Finance Services at Ennovent share their thoughts from a recent session on developing effective financial models.
On Friday, May 10, Canada’s largest city will be officially declared a Fair Trade Town during lunch-time festivities and a flag raising on the rooftop rotunda of Toronto’s City Hall. Meanwhile, one of the biggest and oldest fair trade retailers in the country seems to be struggling for its survival.
Following our symposium, “Pathways and Barriers to Social Enterprise Success,” the SIRG team quickly got to work writing and publishing white papers. Here are some of the ideas I couldn’t include in them, and some questions that will continue to drive our conversation about social enterprise in Taiwan forward.
As the Managing Director of Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund (YSI), I am excited to announce our support for Ran Goel’s Fresh City Farms. YSI provides debt financing and support to young social entrepreneurs that drive sustainable social and environmental value.
"What will the world look like in 50 years? The problems facing our world are so large that they demand disruptive thinking. We don't have time to think in incremental terms. It's time to challenge the status quo, and dare to imagine what we can do."