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Serenity Funeral Service and the BALTA Profiling Tool
This case study of Serenity Funeral Service, a social enterprise in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was done as a class project for a course in Corporate Social responsibility and Social Entrepreneurship taught by Mark Anielski ...
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 ...
Building a Supportive Environment for Social Enterprise
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the results of a synthesis (Project C17) of various BALTA research projects examining their potential to contribute ...
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.
Edmonton’s Social Enterprise Fund
This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on the development of the Edmonton Social Enterprise Fund.
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 ...
Canada's Conscious Consumers: 7 consumer trends are changing the landscape of Canada's food industry
(Making Waves, 2006)
This is another article on context. In this case, the key trend of "market fragmentation" is introduced and with it what the authors think is an enormous opportunity for social entrepreneurs in the food sectors. Currently, ...
Brain Food: How social enterprise can reshape the food system
(Making Waves, 2006)
In a world of giant transnational corporations, the deck appears stacked against social enterprise in the food sectors. Getting some theory under their belts based on the idea of the social market and a commitment to ...
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. ...
The Potluck Café: Navigating the "twilight zone" of social enterprise
(Making Waves, 2004)
Since 2001, a small shop in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside has been serving 1000s of meals to some of the city's most sick and isolated residents, while training and employing others in food preparation. Now, after three ...