Upcoming Events

November 2021

Propelling Purpose: The Road to the Purposeful Economy

November 17-18, 2021 

We are very excited to be hosting the first-ever Canadian Purpose Economy Summit on November 17 – 18, 2021.

The Virtual Summit is an opportunity to learn, be inspired, and connect with others who are advancing social purpose in business. Attend to have your say in building the roadmap to the Purpose Economy. Join leaders of business, government, academia, government, and NGOs, along with investors, incubators, and accelerators to co-create strategies to scale social purpose in business and design an economy powered by purpose.

Recurring Events

Social Purpose Hot Seat: Apply to participate as a “Critical Friend”

Recurring Event. Apply for an invitation to attend on the next available date

There is accelerating momentum around businesses becoming a force for good. If you are as passionate about this subject as we are, apply here to be a Critical Friend and help businesses define the humanitarian reason they exist. As a Critical Friend, you will have the opportunity to provide valuable insights “at a Hot Seat”, where emerging social purpose businesses will present their draft social purpose for feedback and advice on how to improve it.

Past Events

May 2021

Social Purpose In Business

May 12, 2021 

Hardly a whisper a few short years ago, Social Purpose is now quickly on its way to becoming table stakes for running a successful business—a trend that has only been amplified by the current pandemic

How does a business harness this movement and itself become an engine for positive social impact? Can defining a societal ambition as the reason a business exists really increase customer loyalty, employee engagement, product innovation and ultimately the bottom line?

Learn how you can unleash your company’s full potential: