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Activists Are Using Bitcoin To Make Protest Art. Here's Why.

Why It Matters

As a multicultural country with a global diaspora, Canada is uniquely positioned to support the voices of oppressed communities from a place of safety. However, as a hub for blockchain innovation, Canada can not only support but also build the technologies that will reduce corruption, promote freedom, and protect citizens worldwide.

Launch Plan: Inside the startup journey of Kotn, Canada's next big ethical brand

Why It Matters

Kotn started with the simple desire to create a reasonably priced, well-made T-shirt. Scaling globally, it’s now helping to rebuild Egypt’s cotton industry and sewing ethics into its entire supply chain. We sat down with Rami Helali, co-founder and CEO of Kotn, to dive into the company’s startup journey as part of Future of Good's Launch Plan series.

Episode 4: The Case For Shutting Down Organizations with Rahul Chandran

Why It Matters

What does a global humanitarian sector that’s fit for the many challenges of the 21st century look like? Rahul Chandran, a world-renowned humanitarian leader, talks about this and how to thoughtfully close down organizations — something that people in the world of social impact don't like to open up about.

Why We Need Co-ops in 2019

Why It Matters

Platform businesses are not necessarily the financial success that their market valuations suggest, even if they have a dedicated community who use them. Now, however, networks of like-minded people and organizations are emerging to accelerate a first wave of digital co-operative enterprises.

3 Ways to Start Integrating Accessibility into Your Workplace (& Life)

Why It Matters

Canada's federal government has made significant moves to support individuals with lived experience of disability in recent months — from passing the Accessible Canada Act to investing in AccessNow, an app that maps accessible locations across the country. But how can Canadians be better advocates for accessibility on an individual level?

How Well Does Canada's National SDG Strategy Involve All Canadians?

Why It Matters

With just over a decade left to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, Canada has put together an interim strategy towards achieving the goals nationwide. But how well does it involve all Canadians, and what can we do to further engage stakeholders?