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Why measuring social impact has become just as important for companies as doing the 'right things'

It began over a pint of beer. Brainstorming business ideas, Steve Beauchesne and his father Tim observed that eastern Ontario lacked a notable craft brewery. “The next day we sobered up and it still seemed like a good idea,” recalled Beauchesne, who quit his job in Toronto and moved back to his hometown of Vankleek Hill, Ont., a town of 1,800 people and 2,000 cows, to launch Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company. 1,383 more words


SOC-ENT Challenge: An opportunity for aspiring social entrepreneurs

UNICEF Innovation, global product strategy and design firm frog, and technology leader ARM Holdings have partnered together to launch the Wearables for Good… 91 more words


Infectious Ideas Spread at TEDxBYU Event

The Ballard Center once again hosted a successful TEDxBYU event on 9 April 2015.  TEDx brings together a group of live speakers to spark discussion and leave attendees empowered.  42 more words

Ballard Center For Economic Self-Reliance

22 Tips to My 22 Year-Old Self

I was excited last week to see LinkedIn presenting a series with professionals sharing stories about what they wish they knew at 22 so I joined in on the fun. 635 more words

Aerial Ellis

What is social entrepreneurship?


            Having used our last few blog posts to elaborate on our development philosophy and current projects, it may be fitting to turn our attention to how Development Impact Solutions operates and address any confusion about our organization and the way we work. 1,085 more words


Call for speakers: SenseCamp Berlin - Your chance to shine at an unconference for social entrepreneurship and innovation

MakeSense is looking for amazing speakers to inspire, learn, debate and prototype with their 250+ audience of social entrepreneurship enthusiasts at the SenseCamp Berlin (July 24th-26th). 378 more words

Social Entrepreneurship