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    • Community reinvestment and the challenges of scaling up the social economy 

      Hall, Peter V.; Markey, Sean; Roseland, Mark (2007-10)
      This presentation to the 2007 CIRIEC International Research Conference provided an overview of results from initial literature reviews conducted on behalf of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The ...
    • Sustainable Infrastructure for the Social Economy: Cluster-Based Social Enterprise Models 

      Soots, Lena K. (2008-11-13)
      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 ...
    • Best Practices in Social and Private Enterprise Franchising 

      Pinnell, Nadine (2009-02-20)
      This is one of three literature reviews for research project D2 - Leveraging Social Ownership of Proprietary Trademarks related to the Golden Mussel as a Base for Expansion of Social Enterprise in Coastal B.C. Aboriginal ...
    • Mussel Aquaculture Industry Development Experiences In Different Jurisdictions 

      Pinnell, Nadine (2009-02-20)
      This is one of three literature reviews for research project D2 - Leveraging Social Ownership of Proprietary Trademarks related to the Golden Mussel as a Base for Expansion of Social Enterprise in Coastal B.C. Aboriginal ...
    • Lessons Learned From Systematic Replication of Social Enterprises 

      Pinnell, Nadine (2009-02-20)
      This is one of three literature reviews for research project D2 - Leveraging Social Ownership of Proprietary Trademarks related to the Golden Mussel as a Base for Expansion of Social Enterprise in Coastal B.C. Aboriginal ...
    • The BALTA Golden Mussel Project 

      Gordon, Doug; Pinnell, Nadine; Renaud, Kenn (2009-02-20)
      This powerpoint presentation was presented at the 2008 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) and reviews the results to date of BALTA's research in support of golden mussel aquaculture industry ...
    • Credit Unions and the Social Economy: Being Competitive and Building Capacity 

      Kristensen, Freya; Perry, Stewart E.; Markey, Sean (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-09)
      The credit union sector occupies a significant place in both Alberta and British Columbia and credit unions are a prominent element of the social economy in the two provinces. This report examines the results of research ...
    • The Great Transition: Navigating Social, Economic, Ecological Change in Turbulent Times 

      Lewis, Michael; Conaty, Patrick (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-10)
      Trans-disciplinary thinking by evolutionary, social, and ecological economists from the mid-1970s pointed to a new paradigm from which working models are emerging. This paper illustrates their relevance to a context where ...
    • Den stora omställningen: en seglats genom en turbulent tids sociala, ekonomiska och ekologiska förändringar 

      Lewis, Michael; Conaty, Patrick (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-10)
      Swedish translation of an original paper in English. Trans-disciplinary thinking by evolutionary, social, and ecological economists from the mid-1970s pointed to a new paradigm from which working models are emerging. This ...
    • Collaboration, Innovation & Organizational Learning: An Exploration of Non-profit Clusters and Shared Spaces 

      Soots, Lena K.; Sousa, Jorge; Roseland, Mark (2009-11-25)
      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 ...
    • Project D-10 Overview: Advancing the Social Economy through Networks and Collaboration 

      Kristensen, Freya (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on BALTA Project D10, which explored the literature and a number of case studies to identify possible network models ...
    • Land Tenure and the Social Economy 

      Roseland, Mark; Gismondi, Mike; Penfold, George (2009-11-25)
      This presentation to the 2009 symposium of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) reports on BALTA Project D3, which explored a range of land tenure and land trusts issues and models. It also explains the ...
    • La Gran Transición: Navegando por un Cambio Social, Económico y Ecológico en Tiempos Turbulentos 

      Lewis, Michael; Conaty, Patrick (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2010-01)
      Spanish translation of an original paper in English. Trans-disciplinary thinking by evolutionary, social, and ecological economists from the mid-1970s pointed to a new paradigm from which working models are emerging. This ...
    • La grande transition : maintenir le cap sur le changement social, économique et écologique en périodes de turbulence 

      Lewis, Michael; Conaty, Patrick (BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2010-02)
      French translation of an original paper in English. Trans-disciplinary thinking by evolutionary, social, and ecological economists from the mid-1970s pointed to a new paradigm from which working models are emerging. This ...
    • Credit Unions and the Rural Social Economy 

      Kristensen, Freya; Markey, Sean; Perry, Stewart E. (2010-06-04)
      This research project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) explored the unique role of credit unions related to financing the social economy and contributing to rural revitalization. Several case ...
    • Beyond Co-Location: Clustering the Social Economy 

      Soots, Lena K.; Sousa, Jorge; Roseland, Mark (2010-07-10)
      This is the final report of BALTA research project D4 - Sustainable Infrastructure for the Social Economy: Cluster-Based Social Enterprise Models. Political and economic restructuring over the past 30 years has had a ...
    • Alternative Land Tenure and the Social Economy 

      Heisler, Karen (2010-07-16)
      This literature review was produced for BALTA Research Project D3 - Land Tenure and the Social Economy. The purpose of this project was to research shared equity land tenure models being used across the social economy ...
    • Alternative Land Tenure and the Social Economy 

      Heisler, Karen (2010-07-16)
      This literature review was produced for BALTA Research Project D3 - Land Tenure and the Social Economy. The purpose of this project was to research shared equity land tenure models being used across the social economy ...
    • Exploring BALTA’S Future 

      Kristensen, Freya; Roseland, Mark (2010-09-14)
      This report examines both the literature on research networks and examples of research networks to identify key learnings about research networks and the factors that impact on their success. It was conducted as input to ...
    • Social Enterprises: Creating Jobs and Community Wellness One Small Business at a Time 

      Shamash, Samantha (ISIS Research Centre, University of British Columbia, 2010-11)
      The social enterprise business model has become increasingly prevalent in recent years; in particular, many social enterprises in British Columbia, Canada, (B.C.) have evolved with a social mission offering employment to ...


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