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February 4, 2015

Report: Dollars and Sense: Opportunities to Strengthen Southern Ontario’s Food System

by Econometric Research Limited, Harry Cummings & Associates, Rod MacRae, PhD

A new study identifies the impact of local food in Southern Ontario and explores scenarios to increase the supply of local food, create jobs, protect the environment and support healthier lifestyles.

Tags: Sustainable Food Systems, Sustainability

October 16, 2014

Report: Building Sustainable Food Systems in Canada: A Role for Investors

by SHARE

Building Sustainable Food Systems in Canada: A Role for Investors, outlines the negative impacts that corporate activities across the food value chain can have on food system sustainability.

Tags: Sustainable Food Systems, Sustainability

2013

Report: Ecotrust Canada's Coastal Loan Fund: A Bold Institutional Experiment 1998-2009

by Ecotrust Canada

Ecotrust Canada’s Coastal Loan Fund: A Bold Institutional Experiment, published in 2013, is the final analysis of the Fund’s strengths, weaknesses, and overall impact.

Tags: Social Finance, Sustainability

June 2012

Video: Timeraiser: Speed Dating for Volunteerism

This video describes “Timeraiser” as speed dating for volunteerism

Tags: Sustainability, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion

June 2012

Video: Timeraiser: Volunteer Much?

This video describes how “Timeraiser” benefits artists, organizations, and volunteers.

Tags: Sustainability, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion

June 2012

Video: Timeraiser: Building Community One Piece of Art at a Time

This video describes “Timeraiser” from an artist’s perspective.

Tags: Sustainability, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion

December 2011

Report: Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good – Measuring Progress During Year One

by The Task Force on Social Finance

A follow-up to the December 2010 report from the Task Force, Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good, this progress report highlights some of the developments relevant to the recommendations of the Task Force since the 2010 report release.

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

September 2011

Publication: Resilience

by Tim Brodhead

In a world of unpredictable change, what Canada needs most is Resilience.

Tags: Vibrant Communities, Tim Brodhead, Sustainability, Supporting Family Caregivers, Sport for Development, Social Innovation Generation, Resilience, Innovation, Inclusion, Engaging Youth, Community Service-Learning, ArtsSmarts, ALLIES

December 2010

Article: CEGN interview with Tim Brodhead following the release of "Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good"

by CEGN Issues & Updates

The Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network (CEGN) interview with Tim Brodhead, as appearing in their December 2010 CEGN Issues & Updates Newsletter. In the interview, Tim speaks about Task Force on Social Finance's report, Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good and how funders can adopt its recommendations.

Tags: Innovation, Social Finance, Social Innovation Generation, Sustainability, Tim Brodhead

December 8, 2010

Report: Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good

by The Task Force on Social Finance

Outlines seven actions that Canada needs to undertake, in parallel, to mobilize new sources of capital, create an enabling tax and regulator environment, and build a pipeline of investment-ready social enterprises.

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

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