Five things Canada’s social purpose ecosystem needs right now to grow

The summit highlighted important conversations about Canada’s social purpose economy and how to continue its much needed growth.

Why It Matters

As Canada is juggling a number of urgent environmental and social crises, the need for organizations to consider their impact on the world is more important than ever. Social purpose leaders are pushing for businesses to bring their purpose to life by collaborating across sectors to create an ecosystem for a greener and more inclusive economy.

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