Social Innovation Generation
Video: Introducing Innoweave
Innoweave, an initiative of The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and Social Innovation Generation (SiG), provides community sector leaders with new tools and processes to effect large-scale change. Watch the video to learn more.
December 2, 2010
On November 30, 2010 the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance released their report and recommendations for the growth of the impact investment marketplace in Canada. Pioneers in impact investing and social innovators alike from around the world offered these words of encouragement and congratulations.
Tim Draimin, Executive Director of Social Innovation Generation (SiG), introduces us to the world of social finance. Enabling the social finance marketplace is key to tackling Canada's social and environmental challenges—both through entrepreneurship and a more flexible national policy framework.
Frances Westley showcases a typology of community sector organizations and offers insights about their methodologies for scaling up.
Video: Vickie Cammack on Tyze
Keynote speech by Vickie Cammack, President and CEO of Tyze. Tyze creates personal, private, secure, online networks that strengthen relationships and address isolation.
Stephen Huddart from McConnell Foundation provides an overview of the Partnership Ecology model and the Platformation project.