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Nov 09, 2017
Measure What Matters 101

BDC and Thriving Vancouver – a project of the Vancouver Economic Commission – are pleased to present the Measure What Matters 101 Workshop. This workshop is designed to help Vancouver businesses measure their impact by performing an audit of their business practices in areas related to: governance employee engagement social responsibility environmental footprint Participants will be given […]

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Oct 17, 2017
Radical Generosity with SheEO

Join The University Women’s Club Vancouver and SheEO for an evening of Radical Generosity at Hycroft! In honour of Radical Generosity Week, the UWCV has partnered with SheEO to celebrate local female entrepreneurs and inspire women within the community to activate and help transform the way we support women-led Ventures. At this event, you’ll have the opportunity […]

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Oct 12, 2017
Measure What Matters 101

BDC and Thriving Vancouver – a project of the Vancouver Economic Commission – are pleased to present the Measure What Matters 101 Workshop. This workshop is designed to help Vancouver businesses measure their impact by performing an audit of their business practices in areas related to: governance employee engagement social responsibility environmental footprint Participants will be given […]

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Sep 28, 2017
Spring Showcase #3: Impact stories and demos

Does your business have what it takes to change the world? Do you want to connect with big thinkers and do-gooders in the Vancouver startup ecosystem? If yes, join us on Thursday, September 28th for Spring Showcase, during Startup Week Vancouver. The Spring Showcase is Vancouver’s biggest impact entrepreneurship event, where you’ll network with 150+ entrepreneurs, […]

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Sep 12, 2017
SBBC Meetup

MEETUP This Month`s Topic This month, learn how you can successfully integrate social responsibility and sustainability into your business, making a meaningful impact in the world around you and on your bottom line. Our speakers will share what resources are available to help with your efforts, and how organizations are effectively integrating social conscience into […]

BCorp changemakers corporate social responsibility education Green economy Healthy City impact Inspiration networking Success Stories training /
Sep 12, 2017
Measure What Matters 101

BDC and Thriving Vancouver – a project of the Vancouver Economic Commission – are pleased to present the Measure What Matters 101 Workshop. This workshop is designed to help Vancouver businesses measure their impact by performing an audit of their business practices in areas related to: governance employee engagement social responsibility environmental footprint Participants will be given […]

Success Stories /
Sep 05, 2017
Four Steps to a Greener Brand

Do you aspire to green your brand? Be forewarned: It’s challenging, as Kerri McKenzie and her colleagues discovered. McKenzie researched, developed and sourced materials for the outdoor gear retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) at its head office in Vancouver. Four lessons from her experience can help you green your supply chain with more reward than […]

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Jul 18, 2017
Women Entrepreneruship

Tuesday, July 18 @ 3:00pm: Women Entrepreneurship Hosted by: Meredith Hattori Speaking about some of the challenges facing female entrepreneurs and shining the spotlight on other local female entrepreneurs and their companies. Come to hear about all the amazing things that women of your community are doing, and how they got there.   This event […]

Success Stories /
Jul 12, 2017
HCMA’s Innovative Attitude

  HCMA Architecture + Design is a firm that is looking to the future of design. HCMA wants to make functional and environmental architecture, while also creating buildings that inspire. They strive to push the traditional boundaries of the practice of architecture and achieve maximum positive impact through design while putting in perspective an attractive […]

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Jun 22, 2017
Case Study: A family business puts sustainability front and centre

Come hear Minto Roy tell the story of Royal Printers’ shift from consuming 50,000 trees each year to making forest-free printing products a core part of their business. What sparked the change? And what can we learn from their bold move? Royal Printers is a local, fourth-generation printing company based in New Westminster, B.C. Our […]