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Reflections on investing in Community Bonds and opportunities to improve the market

Community Wealth, CSI Solves
Through the leadership of organizations like the Centre for Social Innovation, community bonds have become much better understood by the coop and nonprofit sectors. Now organizations like Tapestry Community Capital are helping professionalize the delivery of these tools and campaigns.
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Reflections on investing in Community Bonds and opportunities to improve the market

Community Wealth, CSI Solves
Through the leadership of organizations like the Centre for Social Innovation, community bonds have become much better understood by the coop and nonprofit sectors. Now organizations like Tapestry Community Capital are helping professionalize the delivery of these tools and campaigns.

CSI Network News: It’s time to rethink scale

Newsletter
This week in CSI Network News: It’s time to rethink scale. Also: Why grantmakers need to look to communities for solutions

Rethinking Scale to Drive Down Carbon: A Conversation with Mary Pickering

Climate Ventures
In our latest Climate Ventures Conversation, we spoke with Mary Pickering, the Vice President of The Atmospheric Fund and Senior Advisor of Low Carbon Cities Canada. She discussed how TAF and LC3 are investing in low-carbon solutions across Canada, why this work has her rethinking scale, and how we can all be part of the solution.

CSI Network News: Why are climate solutions still struggling to scale?

Newsletter
CSI Network News: Why are climate solutions still struggling to scale? Also: keeping CSI green during the pandemic.

Tender care: keeping CSI green during the pandemic

Spaces, Staff
With greenery making a comeback after a distinctly isolating winter, it feels like the right time to spotlight a few of CSI’s unsung heroes: our plant caregivers, Veronika and Deenie. Over the last year, they have spent many hours watering, pruning and taking care of CSI’s countless plants, and their work should not go unnoticed. Let me explain why.

How Your Enterprise can Create a Trans Inclusive Workplace

IDEA, Member Stories
This International Trans Day of Visibility, we profiled CSI Member, Pride at Work Canada, about how organizations can create trans-inclusive workplaces.

Our 2019/2020 Annual Report

News, Next Economy
And things were going so well! It feels strange to talk about it now, but our fiscal year 2019/20 was on track to generate a healthy surplus, while delivering excellent programs and phenomenal services to over 1000 social purpose enterprises, and engaging networks of social innovators from coast-to-coast.

How One Canadian City is Responding to COVID-19 With Community Investment

Community Wealth
Last Fall, the City of Kingston asked our Social Innovation Specialist, Jo Reynolds, to lead a process exploring community investment in response to COVID-19. Here’s what happened.

How 12 Women Entrepreneurs are Building the Next Economy

CSI Connects, Member Stories
As we continue to celebrate International Women’s Day, we spotlight some of the brilliant women entrepreneurs at CSI building the Next Economy by combatting the climate crisis, creating healthcare solutions, developing new technologies, and mentoring the next generation.
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