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BALTA Project C16 - Strength, Size, Scope: A Survey of Social Enterprises in Alberta and British Columbia
This report documents new research showing that social enterprises, businesses operated by non-profit organizations for the dual purpose of generating income and creating a social, environmental, and cultural value, are ...
BALTA Newsletter - Autumn 2010 - Winter 2011
This is the newsletter of the of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
Creating a Social Economy Community of Practice: The BALTA Experience
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2011-05-11)
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is a community-university research partnership that was established in 2006 to undertake research to better understand and strengthen the social economy in Alberta ...
Seeking Pathways to Sustainable Food - Chapter 6 of The Resilience Imperative: Co-operative Transitions to a Steady State Economy
(New Society Publishers, 2012)
This book chapter explores a range of models around the world for seeking pathways to sustainable food production and consumption. It addresses this theme from the overall perspective of the book, which explores a more ...
Scaling Up: The Convergence of Social Economy and Sustainability - Sellsheet
The book presented in this sellsheet and recently published by Athabasca University Press examines the potential of the social economy to transform the systems that make our current ways of life unsustainable. The book ...
Measuring the Size, Scope & Scale of the Social Enterprise Sector in Manitoba
This project surveyed social enterprises in Manitoba during the spring and summer of 2011 to develop clear indicators of their size, market activities, and socio‐economic contributions. In this study, a social enterprise ...
Community Economic Development Opportunities in Alberta
The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) and Momentum, a Calgary, Alberta based community economic development (CED) organization, have issued this brief in Alberta. The brief is directed to the Alberta ...
Navigating Systems Transition (Short version)
Revealing the contours of the next system, conceptually and practically, the following examples fall under the banner of “cooperative economic democracy.” Rooted in territories, and operating at multiple levels, cooperative ...