Posts tagged Social Entrepreneurship
B Corp in Newfoundland and Labrador

The B Corp movement has been in the spotlight lately as it quickly gains momentum worldwide, and in the province. Social enterprises and companies built on a foundation of social responsibility are becoming more and more common as more consumers begin to demand ethical behavior from corporations.

Nicole Helwig, Manager at the Memorial University Centre for Social Enterprise, and Carolyn Wakeham, Senior Account Manager at BDC, helped us answer some key questions about B Corp. They discuss how the movement is present in Newfoundland and Labrador as well as what the future of B Corp looks like in the province.

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Startupfest: Unforgettable + Unconventional: Promoting Entrepreneurship and Inspiring Social Change

Located in Montreal, Startupfest is a three-day long event featuring the best and brightest entrepreneurs, founders, investors, and mentors. Attendees are exposed to high-class content through interactive roundtables, inspirational speakers, and valuable how-to sessions. Genesis employees, clients, and graduates are present at Startupfest this week to absorb all it has to offer. This article is the second of three installments that will feature Genesis representatives and how they fit with this year’s Startupfest theme: Unforgettable + Unconventional.

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