Social impact conferences 2018

Social Impact Conferences to Attend in 2018

Our list of the most interesting and renowned social impact conferences to attend in 2018.

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Bmeaningful’s Guide to AI, Robots and the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Could CSR be replaced by a robot? A primer on the future of work: AI, robots and the 4th Industrial Revolution

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3 young sustainability professionals reveal career path secrets

3 young sustainability professionals reveal their secrets and tips to launching a successful sustainability career.

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How to use the holiday season to advance your career

4 reasons why and how you can use the holiday season to advance your career.

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How one company used sustainability to grow its revenues by 250% in 3 years.

Learn how a 20 year old coffee company used sustainability to grow its revenues and become more competitive.

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How to Answer Tell Me About Yourself interview question

A 5 step approach how to answer the question “tell me about yourself” and impress your interviewer.

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Joel Solomon

Joel Solomon of Renewal Funds on glorifying wisdom over money.

From gardener to venture capitalist, meet Joel Solomon the founding partner of Renewal Funds, a $98 million mission based venture capital firm.

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Denise Taschereau of Fairware on sticking to your values

Do you wonder where your office swag comes from? This question and the typical answer (not sustainably sourced), drove Denise Taschereau to create Fairware when she realized how difficult it was to source promotional merchandise that reflected the values of organizations doing meaningful work. Denise is the chief executive officer and cofounder of …

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Geoff Earle of CharityVillage on people not just profit

Six years ago, Geoff Earle was your typical successful corporate executive, climbing the typical corporate ladder. But Geoff is anything but typical. And when he got near the top, rather than keep going he switched ladders. Geoff is now the chief operating executive of CharityVillage, Canada’s most popular nonprofit job board. We talk …

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Marsha Doucette at WE on the unexpected nonprofit career path

A Director of National Partnerships at WE describes how her nonprofit career is personally rewarding everyday.

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Lars Boggild: Investing in solutions at Vancity Community Investment Bank

Lars Boggild is the Impact Capital Finance Analyst at Canada’s first 100% impact and values based bank (yes, a bank that cares) – the Vancity Community Investment Bank.

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guide to nonprofit sector

Breaking into nonprofit work: What you need to know before getting into the nonprofit sector

Our guide is designed for people interested in breaking into the nonprofit sector- it’s everything you need to know about nonprofits but haven’t googled yet.

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Carol Cone: The Original CSR and Purpose Expert

The Purpose icon spoke with Bmeaningful about her career, what she’s learned along the way and insights to the future of Purpose and what you can do to capitalize on the opportunities.

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Carol Cone: Rapid Fire Career Advice

The Purpose icon spoke with Bmeaningful about career advice and things she wished she knew earlier in her career.

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Jonathan Hera: Impact investing with a gender lens

For those of you who think men can’t be trailblazer’s for women’s issues think again. His passion for women’s issues is deeply personal and has led him to

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Add this to your next conversation. Social impact in the news – week of Sept. 26th

When you’re deciding where to go for lunch… Prime Minister Justin Trudeau encouraged Canadian businesses to embrace globalization and look at the potential $5 Trillion dollar market in China as a way to grow business. Oh and maybe use Alibaba’s e-commerce platform to do so. Trudeau spoke at an event …

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Rehana Nathoo: Impact Investing at the Case Foundation

Rehana talks about how and why she got into the profession, advice she has for others and a look to the future of impact investing.

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Add this to your next conversation. Social impact in the news – week of Sept. 19th

When you’re filling up your water bottle at work…  Evian achieved carbon net neutrality in Canada and US and just unveiled a bottling facility in France that is 100% powered by renewable energy. Danone, the parent company of Evian, plans to start advertising the carbon neutral efforts in the US next …

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Fatima Crerar: A day in the life of a Senior Manager of Social Impact

Fatima shares her typical day, what CSR means at ecobee and insights on what it takes to work in corporate social impact.  Aim high, always. This is one of Fatima Crerar’s work/life philosophies and a great guiding principle for all of our careers. We first met Fatima a few years ago …

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Lindsay Colley. Living a Social Impact Life.

Tim Hortons’ former manager of sustainability, Lindsay Colley, now Director of Thought Leadership at Canada’s audit regulator. As a masters teacher in corporate social responsibility, she shares tips for sustainability professionals on their first day of work and provides insights for the future of the industry.  She also talks with us about how we can …

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