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Serious Sustainability: Canadian Leadership Lessons

MaRS Centre for Impact Investing (B Corp Canada)

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

Serious Sustainability: Canadian Leadership Lessons

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Serious Sustainability: CanadianBusiness Leadership Lessons

Benefit Corporations -- or "B Corps" -- are businesses committed to solving social and/or environmental problems. We want to make money; but we're committed to doing it the "right way". A more holistic, seriously sustainable way.

Join us on February 24th to learn more about sustainability leadership in Ottawa. We'll hear from Beau's All Natural Brewing Co, Bridgehead Coffee, Fairtrade Canada about the balancing act between running a business and making a difference. 

Feb 24, 6:00pm -- West End Well (2nd floor) -- 969 Wellington West -- Ottawa

 

Join B Corp (Benefit Corporation) Canada as they host a conversation about Canadian leadership with sustainability gurus from Beau's All Natural Brewing, Bridgehead Coffee, Open Concept Consulting and Fairtrade Canada. Feb 24th. 6:00pm. West End Well. Ottawa

Never heard of B Corp before today? Get up to speed in less than two mintues. Right now. With this video.


For more information about the B Corp (Benefit Corporation) Movement, check out www.bcorporation.net 


About Open Concept Consulting:

OpenConcept Consulting is an Ottawa-based team of web development consultants specialized in open-source development with Drupal. Our team of talented, fun and community-minded individuals develops web tools for social change, and has great experience working with non-profits organizations. We are also a B Corp, which makes OpenConcept a great place to work! http://openconcept.ca/

About Bridgehead:

Bridgehead is a pioneering Canadian company -- leading the way on worker treatment from day #1. In 1981 they became the first company in Canada to offer consumers fairly traded coffee. Today, they opperate 15 coffee houses accross Ottawa, supplied by their own local roastery.  http://www.bridgehead.ca/

About Beau's All Natural Brewing Co:

Beau's All Natural Brewing is a family-run craft brewery founded in 2006. Beau's brews interesting, tasty beers using the highest-quality organic ingredients & local spring water. In addition to numerous awards recognizing the quality of thier beer, Beau's has received a Community Builder Award from the United Way (2013), was CAFE's 2010 Canadian Family Enterprise of the Year, is certified organic by Pro-Cert Organic Systems Ltd, and was Canada's first B Corp Certified brewery. http://www.beaus.ca/

About Fairtrade Canada:

Fairtrade Canada is a national non-profit certification and public education organization promoting Fairtrade certified products in Canada to improve the livelihood of developing world farmers and workers. http://fairtrade.ca/

Have questions about Serious Sustainability: Canadian Leadership Lessons? Contact MaRS Centre for Impact Investing (B Corp Canada)

When & Where


West End Well
969 Wellington Street West
SECOND FLOOR
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2X7
Canada

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)


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