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February 2012

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.

Tags: Social Innovation Generation, Innoweave, Innovation

December 2, 2010

Video: Global congratulations for the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance

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.

Tags: Social Innovation Generation, Social Finance, Resilience, Innovation, Sustainability

September 2010

Video: The Case for Social Finance in Canada

by MaRS Discovery District

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.

Tags: Sustainability, Social Innovation Generation, Social Finance, Resilience, Innovation

May 2010

Video: Scaling Out for Scaling Up: Pathways for System Change

Frances Westley showcases a typology of community sector organizations and offers insights about their methodologies for scaling up.

Tags: Resilience, Innovation, Social Innovation Generation, Sustainability

May 2010

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.

Tags: Inclusion, Social Innovation Generation, Supporting Family Caregivers

December 2009

Video: Platformation & Partnership Ecology

Stephen Huddart from McConnell Foundation provides an overview of the Partnership Ecology model and the Platformation project.

Tags: Social Innovation Generation, Innovation, Stephen Huddart

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