Women of Purpose: inspiring moments from purpose driven women

To celebrate International Women’s Day: some of the most inspiring moments from purpose driven women we’ve interviewed.

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Mike Gifford of OpenConcept on using the internet as a force for good

The founder of OpenConcept Consulting shares his passion for giving back and building a ‘not-only-for-profit’ business that is an example to us all.

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Tara Milburn of Ethical Swag on doing business on your own terms.

The Founder of Ethical Swag, a mission driven business providing sustainable branded products, shares her story and advice for other social entrepreneurs.

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7 Leaders Predict the Future of Sustainability 

7 sustainability leaders predict the future of sustainability: what’s to come, how we can prepare for it and what the opportunities and challenges are.

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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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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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The Future of Impact Investing.

We asked 10 social finance leaders to predict what is coming up in the world of impact investing, how we can prepare for it and what the opportunities are. Themes include mainstreaming, prioritizing outcomes over outputs and the rise of the Millennial investor.

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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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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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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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Chris Baylis: Secrets of Sponsorships

Cause sponsorship expert, Chris Baylis, launched the Sponsorship Collective to change the way charities and causes think about corporate sponsorship. He shares his story of starting his business, sponsorship secrets and tips for killing it on your first day of work. When did you know you wanted to work in social …

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Dylan Itzikowitz. From accident victim to accessibility activist.

When Dylan Itzikowitz was hit by a car and required the use of a wheelchair, he not only realized how inaccessible our society is, but that the symbol that was meant to represent accessibility didn’t really. Dylan is on a mission to get the Dynamic Symbol of Access- a symbol of a wheelchair in …

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From investment banker to social entrepreneur: Meet Tariq Fancy, founder of Rumie, a nonprofit Tech Startup

Prior to starting Rumie, described as the “world’s best social startup” and nonprofit that makes access to free digital education possible, Tariq Fancy appeared to be your typical investment banker. But Tariq is anything but typical. His story, and the story of Rumie, began in Kenya during a childhood visit that ignited his …

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