Another list? After five years of study and interviews with the world’s leading social entrepreneurs and changemakers, we have yet to see a list that captures this crucial 6. Bonus: A Mindset Chart to Help You Get Started.
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At its core, social entrepreneurship uses business models/ markets to solve social problems. Regardless of whether it’s an individual or an organization, regardless of their choice of incorporation- non-profit or for-profit, these elements are the driving and amplifying force.
Not only is Map the System another reason to be proud to be from Canada, it’s a vital step forward in training changemakers to fully understand issues before trying to solve them.read more
There are a growing number of events connected to social entrepreneurship. Many of them happen in our home city, demonstrating what an incredible hub of activity Calgary is. The Trico Foundation team is pleased to attend many of them and wish we could attend more.read more
On May 24th, 2018 the Trico Changemakers Studio hosted a reception where partners and community members alike were able to see the brand new and gorgeously-designed Studio. One of the most prominent features was the debut of the Fish Wheel.read more
NOTE: This article was originally published on the RECODE website and has been cross-posted with permission.
On May 4th, 2018, RECODE and the Trico Charitable Foundation co-hosted the second Canadian edition of Map the System in partnership with the Skoll Centre from the University of Oxford. Map the System is an ‘alternative’ challenge where post-secondary students are tasked with taking a systems approach to social change by demonstrating their understanding of a social or environmental issue.read more