Social Finance Connects

Social Finance Connects is a webinar series designed to inform and connect key stakeholders advancing the field of social finance in Canada. Each webinar we spotlight one key initiative, project or issue in impact investing and social finance. Stay tuned to find out when the next installation of our Noon (EST) series is and follow the conversation on Twitter at #SFConnects!

Past Webinars

Homelessness Social Impact Bond: Call for Partnerships
Guest Speaker: Samer Abughannam, Senior Associate & Social Impact Bond Lead: MaRS Centre for Impact Investing
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Social Finance Investment Funds
Guest Speaker: Derek Ballantyne, CEO of Community Forward Fund & New Market Funds Venture Partner
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Finance solidaire et sociale pour les organismes à but non lucratif
Conférencier invité: Ethel Côté, Pdg de MecenESS inc.
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Social Media for Nonprofits
Guest Speaker: Joyce Hsu, Communications Lead at TechSoup Canada
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Employer Support for Volunteering in Canada
Guest Speaker: Paula Speevak, President & CEO of Volunteer Canada
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Partnerships Between Non-Profit & Business: Challenges & Opportunities
Guest Speaker: Dr. Tessa Hebb, Director of the Carleton University’s Centre for Community Innovation
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 Canadians and Socially Responsible Investment
Guest Speaker: Brenda Plant, Partner at Ellio Sustainability Consultants
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Change Labs & Government in Canada
Guest Speakers: Aaron Good, Senior Associate: Public Policy Forum & Joeri van den Steenhoven, Director: MaRS Solutions Lab
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Social Finance in Action: Success Stories From the Field
Guest Speaker: Linda Graupner, Board President: Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa
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Réponse des Canadiens à l’Appel national d’idées sur la finance sociale
Siobhan Harty, Emploi et Développement Social Canada & Nancy Neamtan, Chantier de l’économie sociale
Le webinaire archivé peut être trouvé ici!

Business Development Supports
Guest Speakers: Tim Draimin, Social Innovation Generation; Heather Crosbie,ventureLAB York Region; & Aaron Good, J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
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Appui à l’essor des entreprises
Tim Draimin, de l’organisme Génération de l’innovation sociale, Heather Crosbie, de ventureLAB (région de York) et Aaron Good, de la Fondation de la famille J.W. McConnell
Le webinaire archivé peut être trouvé ici!

Canadians Respond to the National Call for Concepts for Social Finance
Guest Speakers: Siobhan Harty, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada & Bill Schaper, Imagine Canada
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Demonstrating Impact: From Corporate Structures to Certifications
Guest Speaker: Joyce Sou, Manager B Corps and Social Impact Metrics: MaRS Centre for Impact Investing & David Upton, Common Good Solutions
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