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Bibliography: Sustainability and Social Economy
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 ...
BALTA Project D11 – Role of Social Enterprise in Employment Services in the British Columbia Context
This project proposal/plan outlines planned research of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project is examining the growing sector of social enterprises providing employment for marginalized ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...