Kale lover turned sustainability entrepreneur – Conner Tidd, Just Vertical

1. Introduction: My name is Conner Tidd, sustainability entrepreneur and lover of kale. My real passion lies in creating a global shift in the way we view our food production system and grow our food. I’ve traveled the world from Geneva to Taiwan, studying and meeting with leaders from different …

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How living a sustainable lifestyle can lead to success in a socially sustainable career

When you picture the most successful people in the world, who do you envision? Think about what qualities they have that you admire; what are they? A majority of successful people embody qualities such as charisma, knowledge, dedication, and good instincts. However, in order for these influential people to reach …

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Building your social impact career. An interview with Bridget Zhang, Manager of SVX

Bridget Zhang is a Manager at SVX (Social Venture Connexion) shares her experience, how she got to where she is today and her advice for others interested in social impact careers.

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Liyah Babayan – a social entrepreneur, genocide survivor and refugee who’s changing the world!

A first generation entrepreneur, genocide survivor and refugee New American, Liyah Babayan has seen what it takes to survive. Liyah shares what she’s learned along the way and advice for others who want to make a difference.

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Making an impact with Tonya Surman, Co-founder & CEO of the Centre for Social Innovation

Tonya shares with us her story, in which purpose and profit, collaboration and leadership, making social change and having fun doing it, are the paradoxes that have been at the centre of who she is today.

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Michael Kurz the Energy Projects Manager at the University Health Network

The way business is done is changing, in large part because of the growing recognition that business as usual is not sustainable. As part of this recognition many organization’s are rethinking the way in which they consume energy. Supporting this transition are people like Michael Kurz, Energy Projects Manager with …

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Paulina Zelazny the Digital Marketing & Communications Manager at Toshiba of Canada Limited

What does it mean to work in CSR for a world leading technology company? It can mean drafting a press release for the launch of a new product, launching a marketing campaign or planning promotional activities for CSR programs. In many large corporations CSR responsibilities aren’t the exclusive focus of …

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