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Member Stories, Social Innovation
It’s Canadian Innovation Week once again! It's 2022, so we're looking back at 22 of our favourite innovations to come out of CSI over the years, pulling from our founding members (Stephen Lewis Foundation!) programs and accelerators, and our time in New York City, to showcase some of the greatest hits that have emerged from our 18 year old experiment in social innovation. 

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Members of the Centre for Social Innovation work across sectors to create a better world. We accelerate their success and amplify their impact through the power of coworking, community, and collaboration. Together, we’re building a movement to put people and planet first.

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CSI is home to over 3,000 members across two locations.
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CSI has supported over 5,000 social impact organizations since launching in 2004.
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Our members have a combined annual revenue of over $250M.

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CSI is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the creation of shared coworking spaces for social innovation in Canada and beyond. We offer flexible hot desk packages right up to fully equipped offices with all the perks.

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