Here’s What You Missed from the 2019 Future Cities Canada Summit

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Community solutions are the key to solving some of the world’s toughest challenges. What role do cities play in this, and how can we leverage them as hubs of innovation? We partnered with Evergreen for the 2019 Future Cities Canada Summit to hear from urban leaders in Canada and beyond, translating key insights into compelling content that matters to the world of impact.

What Happens When Real Estate Meets Social Impact?

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Canada is facing rocketing property prices, shortages of community housing, and displaced communities in gentrified neighbourhoods. A centuries-old solution is to merge real estate with social impact — but what does that look like in today’s world? This series on social impact real estate is crafted in partnership with Windmill Developments and Urban Equation.

Meet Five Tech Companies Racing To Lead On Climate Action

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Millions are marching around the world to demand action from leaders on climate change. Notably, employees from technology companies are striking. Now, these companies are racing to lead the way by making ambitious sustainability pledges, which could drive transformative change.

How an art installation changed the mental models of addiction

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Governments of all levels have struggled to address the high rates of opioid misuse and addiction and the startling number of opioid-related deaths in Canada. There are innovative approaches gaining traction that could hold the key to making advancements in communities.

There’s a new toy to teach failure. Here’s how it works.

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Failure is typically not something organizations in the world of impact like to open up about. Twenty One Toys founder Ilana Ben-Ari tells us why teaching failure at the workplace can not only strengthen organizational culture, but help create lasting impact.