How Championing Sustainability Can Help You Stay Motivated at Work
Does the current state of our global environment worry you? How much further can we progress if we don’t take immediate remedial action to help the planet heal from the harm that has already been inflicted on our environment? Gillian Hrycko, Manager of Occupant Engagement with CD Sonter Ltd. believes …
Aligning Values With Work. An Interview with Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President of Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org
Naomi Morenzoni, Vice President, Philanthropy Strategy at Salesforce.org and Evangelist for Pledge 1% Naomi leads Salesforce.org’s efforts to encourage and enable companies to adopt an integrated philanthropy model, in which 1% product, 1% equity and 1% time are dedicated to improving communities around the world. She also heads Salesforce’s strategic …
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 …
The Intersection of Profit, Purpose and Talent. What It Means to Job Seekers Looking for Meaningful Work: Imagine Canada Study
The 2019 Corporate Community Investment Report by Imagine Canada – Profit, Purpose, and Talent: Trends and Motivations in Corporate Giving & Volunteering, was released on November 12th, 2019. It brings to light that high levels of community engagement lead to long-term business advantages. In today’s workforce, it’s increasingly important for …
Creating a living planet with Adrienne Lo, Head of Living Planet @ Work for WWF Canada
Highlighting the perfect combination of purpose and impact, Adrienne shares her career path and life as the Head of Living Planet @ Work at WWF Canada.
Personal Sustainability 101
A step-by-step guide on what you can be doing to create a positive impact. A must read and share!
The inspiration you need for 2019!
Words of advice from leaders in the industry to help you get motivated for this new year!
Cleaning up messes with Drummond Lawson, Director of Social and Environmental Sustainability at Arc’teryx
Taking experiences from around the world, read how Lawson realized just how sustainability could drive innovation and support high quality, high engagement products.
The power of community – an interview with Ryan Collins-Swartz, Social Impact Manager
Ryan Collins-Swartz, Social Impact Manager at Tapestry Community Capital shares his career path and insights on the future of community bonds.
5 social impact careers you may not have known existed
All the information you need about social impact careers and CSR jobs.
20 tips how to green your office
20 simple steps that make a big difference in greening your office
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.
3 young sustainability professionals reveal career path secrets
3 young sustainability professionals reveal their secrets and tips to launching a successful sustainability career.
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.
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 …
The first step to getting the impact job of your dreams
How to career plan in the impact economy including a practical (and fun) exercise to help you get the impact career of your dreams.
A sustainability intrapraneurship story at General Mills Canada: Jessica Kirshenblat-Gooderham
Jessica is the perfect example of a CSR intrapraneur- a sustainability leader creating change from within her company. When Jess started at General Mills as a sales rep almost a decade ago, there were no sustainability teams or green initiatives. Fast forward to today, Jess is the leader of a thriving employee-led …
Walter Kraus the VP, Environment & Corporate Sustainability of Weston Foods
CSR Expert Series: From working the midnight shift as a Sanitation Supervisor to the Vice President, Environment & Corporate Sustainability at Weston Foods (the company is responsible for many brands including artisan ACE Bakery), Walter Kraus has had quite the career. A CSR leader and a 26 year ‘sustainability warrior’, Walter’s story reminds us that patience, …
11 Tips for a Career in Social Impact
Top 11 Tips for a Career in Social Impact Career paths in the social economy are not linear anymore so there’s no pre-defined path for success. Zig zagging paths create opportunities for some and challenges for others to find and get a job with social impact. Since social innovators are always thinking about doing things not …
Statistics every social impact professional needs to have
Whether you are building a business case, preparing a presentation for your boss or working on a proposal to a potential partner, it’s important to have the statistics to back up your work. We’ve curated the latest data from research studies and reports to share with you key statistics covering employee …