On September 13-15, 2017, EconoUs2017 will convene up to 350 delegates and community leaders from across Canada and abroad for three days of learning, connecting, and celebrating the heart and soul of local economies. Trico Charitable Foundation is honoured to partner with EconoUs to bring the Social EnterPrize back home to Calgary and host a panel celebrating doing business differently on Thursday September 14th, 2017.
Working together, the JW McConnell Family Foundation’s RECODE project, the Skoll Centre For Entrepreneurship, and the Trico Foundation posed the question, “Could Canada be the first country to band together, and select two teams to participate in Skoll’s Global Challenge?”
The Calgary Zoo is not only a place to visit amazing animals from all around the world, it is a global leader in conservation, great research and social entrepreneurship.
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.
The Skoll World Forum continues to amplify its connection to the local community of Oxford and the wider social entrepreneurship community by adding ecosystem events, public/free events, and ticketed events to its regular delegate events.
Recipient of the Social EnterPrize in 2011, Mission Possible is featured in the latest edition of our case study series, our effort to more effectively tell the stories of amazing Canadian social enterprises.
Written by Okanagan School of Business, Okanagan College, the study demonstrates a social enterprise committed to solving its customer’s need of effective community security and building a healthier and more inclusive community in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.