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Downtown Eastside 2019 Social Enterprise Impact Report

Organization: 
Buy Social Canada

WHEN MILTON FRIEDMAN SAID, “There is one and only one social responsibility of business– to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits …” he could not have been more wrong when it comes to social enterprise business models in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES).

Year: 
2019
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Local economy
Planning and Evaluation
Research & Development
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
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Connecting Local People to the Prosperity of Place: Workforce Development Meets Industrial Revitalization

Organization: 
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
Author: 
Patricia Voltolini and David Greenberg

Connecting Local People to the Prosperity of Place cover

Year: 
2019
Format: 
Research report
Case study
Categories: 
Job Training
Local economy
Poverty Reduction
Social Justice
Source: 
Weblink

Community Benefits Agreements: Empowering Communities To Maximize Returns on Public Infrastructure Investments

Organization: 
The Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD)
Author: 
Armine Yalnizyan

Community Benefits Agreements: Empowering Communities To Maximize Returns on Public Infrastructure InvestmentsThe Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) is a Canadian think-tank sitting at the nexus of public finance and state institutions.

Year: 
2017
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Government
Policy Development & Advocacy
Source: 
Weblink
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A Black Epistemology for the Social and Solidarity Economy: The Black Social Economy

Author: 
Caroline Shenaz Hossein

Abstract 

A black epistemology for the social and solidarity economyA Black epistemology in economics is needed to bring ethics back into business.

Year: 
2019
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Racialized Groups
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
Weblink
Theme: 

Action on Social Determinants of Health Through Social Finance – An Evidence Review

Organization: 
Terrapin Social Finance
Author: 
Trace MacKay, Stephen Woeller

Action on Social Determinants of Health Through Social Finance – An Evidence ReviewThis report explores the relationship between social finance and social determinants of health in order to understand the influence each has on the other to address health and socioeconomic outcomes.

Year: 
2018
Format: 
Document
Categories: 
Finance
Health
Research & Development
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
Source: 
Weblink
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