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Tuesday, September 17 • 10:10am - 11:00am
How to Develop a Social Enterprise Ecosystem

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Ontario's Social Enterprise Strategy created a lot of momentum for a shift to the middle in our economic landscape.

That shift includes businesses going beyond traditional CSR towards intentional social and environmentally driven strategies, products and services + nonprofits adopting business principles to develop more market resilient operations to drive their community impact strategies.

Since 2012, Pillar Nonprofit Network's has led and developed social enterprise networks in urban and rural settings with 5 hubs across southwestern Ontario, while developing a national leading training program for business coaches to support social enterprises.

Come learn how to develop an ecosystem of individuals and organizations to encourage a business community that prioritizes social and environmental values.

What you will learn: A) strategies to build networks b) programs to deliver in diverse local contexts C) practices to build organizational buy in from business support organizations D) trainings to provide individuals to ensure the right skills and supports. More at www.sesw.ca

Facilitators | Animatrices et...
avatar for Julie Forrester

Julie Forrester

Manager, Social Enterprise, Pillar Nonprofit Network
Julie manages Pillar Nonprofit Network's Social Enterprise programs, including Libro Incubator, Impact Consulting clients and trains business coaches. Julie works with community organizations, businesses, and individuals to develop sustainable, innovative solutions to social and economic... Read More →
avatar for André Vashist

André Vashist

Director, Social Innovation, Pillar Nonprofit Network
I am a facilitator of multi-stakeholder and complex collaborations that support an inclusive, sustainable and resilient community through work with Pillar Nonprofit Network as the Director of Social Innovation.We are learning how to support initiatives that facilitate adaptive and... Read More →

Tuesday September 17, 2019 10:10am - 11:00am EDT
Salon B RBC Place London, 300 York St, London, ON N6B 1P8, Canada