Tag: Social entrepreneurship

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) may seem like a commitment made by large corporations, but the practice of building a positive impact into your business plan can be done at any size. Besides your core offerings, what do you care about? Supporting other local businesses, alleviating homelessness, minimizing your environmental impact? Besides the feel-good social, environmental […]

Social responsibility is a common component of many forward-thinking businesses today. Yet, integrating a social purpose into your business can oftentimes seem like a daunting task. How should you contribute your company’s time, talent, or treasure? What cause should your company be aligned with? For many entrepreneurs, these questions are not always easily answered because […]

The road of entrepreneurship can be a lonely one. However, the opposite is true for the Professional Women’s Network’s next speaker — Vivian McCormick, Co-Founder of Flax Sleep and the Lady Business Summit. Vivian will reflect on her journey over the past three years, and how building and engaging a community has shaped her both […]

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Sole proprietorships, general partnerships and corporations aren’t your only options when you’re considering the right structure for your business. If you’re exploring social entrepreneurship, you may have heard of Co-operatives, Community Contribution Companies (C3 or CCC), Not-for-Profit Societies and Charities, but how do they differ and which one is right for you? Read more to […]