CSI Members Supporting Youth Skills & Entrepreneurship
CSI provides a home and community to Canada’s social innovators who are working to put people and planet first, and all those entrepreneurs and trailblazers have to start somewhere. We’re thrilled to highlight some of our members who are working with youth to help grow our future leaders in honour of World Youth Skills Day.
Celebrating Pride with LGBTQ2S+ Innovators at CSI
As the CSI community celebrates Pride, we’re spotlighting some of our current and past members doing important work for the LGBTQ2S+ community. These members are challenging biases in the workplace, uplifting stories from community members, providing educational resources, and much more.
National Indigenous History Month: CSI Members Driving Change
We’re excited to honour and recognize the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples as we celebrate National Indigenous History month in Canada. We’re building on the Indigenous-led innovators that we highlighted last year, spotlighting CSI members and alumni whose work centres and celebrates Indigenous communities, and supports reconciliation.
22 of the Most Innovative Innovations at CSI
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.
RAINscapeTO Greened the Streets of Toronto
Over the last year, the employee social enterprise partnered with Building Up and the City of Toronto to hire and train a crew of community members to clean up and landscape overlooked areas in the city. Together, people have found passion in gardening, love for their neighbourhoods, and real trust in the employee social enterprise model.