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BALTA Project E3 – Mapping the Social Economy from the Ground Up: Urban Neighbourhood/Rural Community Case Study
The social economy has begun to attract a lot of interest in Alberta, Canada. This research proposal is to map, through a sustainability lens, the social economy at a neighbourhood level in one Calgary, Alberta, community. ...
Social Enterprise in Human Services and Affordable Housing
Human services and affordable housing are two constant themes in the history of CED and the social economy. This is not surprising. How we care for each other, or not, speaks centrally to the character of our social relations ...
Kauai Fresh: From food bank to a catalyst of food security
(Making Waves, 2006)
As its "Kauai Fresh" food brand demonstrates, Kauai Food Bank Ohana is learning how to give its charitable activities an entrepreneurial edge. Dependency is giving way to capacity and partnerships as this organization ...
Sustainable Infrastructure for the Social Economy: Cluster-based Social Enterprise Models
The social economy is a mosaic of organizations, from credit unions and co-operatives to social enterprises and non-profit organizations. Many non-profit organizations and social enterprises work on shoestring budgets and ...
Market Failure, Peak Oil and Global Insecurity: Can social enterprise respond?
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2008-04-10)
This presentation was made to a public event in Vancouver on April 10, 2008. It explored a range of global crises that pose severe economic, social and ecological challenges and suggested ways in which social enterprise ...
Social Enterprise Partnerships: Tools for Conviviality
Pat Conaty is a UK-based BALTA collaborator with the New Economics Foundation. His presentation to the 2008 BALTA symposium focused on financing and legal frameworks for the social enterprise sector, both generally and ...
Social Enterprise Practices in Britain and Europe
This presentation was given at a workshop in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, co-sponsored by the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) and the Edmonton Community Foundation. It provided an overview of social ...
Sustainable Infrastructure for the Social Economy: Cluster-Based Social Enterprise Models
This presentation was given at the 2008 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). IT provided an introduction to new research being undertaken as BALTA research project D4. Many non-profits ...
Collaboration, Innovation & Organizational Learning: An Exploration of Non-profit Clusters and Shared Spaces
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA research project (D4) that explored the benefits of social enterprise and non-profit ...
The Nonprofit Sector Capital Market in BC & Alberta
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a BALTA research project (A3) examining the scope and issues arising re social purpose capital markets.