Non-profits are prone to toxic work environments, experts say

Why It Matters

The non-profit sector, while employing 2 million Canadians, remains mostly off the radar when it comes to public cases of labour and human rights violations. But those in the sector say toxic work environments are leading to employee burnout.

Three ways social impact organizations can better communicate with autistic people

Why It Matters

Canada is home to as many as 670,000 autistic people, many of whom find group settings overwhelming. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, many social good organizations are hosting meetings with coworkers and clients over video conferencing apps, but haven’t thought about how to include autistic people.

Canadian non-profit boards have a diversity problem. Here’s the first step to fixing it.

Why It Matters

Only 38.1 percent of Toronto non-profit boards analyzed have at least 20 percent racialized minority leaders, 19 percent have none, and non-profit boards across the country have similar representation, says Senator Ratna Omidvar.

How these two SheEO-supported companies are changing the way we think about sustainability

Why It Matters

In ten years, the Sustainable Development Goals expire. To achieve them, some deeply ingrained consumer and corporate mindsets need to shift — in a big way. Meet two companies changing the way we think about their respective industries, and learn about the organization amplifying their work.