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By Lorne Craig, Unicycle Creative

If you are an entrepreneur looking for funding, and you missed this Board of Change event, kick yourself now. Then keep reading.

What could have been a dry dissertation on the relative merits of investment vehicles was instead a close look at the inner workings of three influential investor minds. Their lessons were instructive, illuminating and inspiring. (more…)

A New Economy is a documentary about orgs striving to build a more cooperative future. Credit Unions of BC is a proud supporter of this documentary and we are thrilled with the production.

Big things happen when humanity is at the core of business. Learn more on Monday, October 17 at the Rio Theatre at the premiere screening of A New Economy – a film that explores what would happen if working together for the good of all was the most common business model.

Watch as several organizations strive towards building a more cooperative future. By putting humanity before the bottom line, they find their place in an economy previously dominated by for-profits and big business.

  • Doors at 6:30 pm
  • Screening at 7:00 pm, discussion with the filmmakers follow
  • Tickets: $10 on Eventbrite

This screening is presented by Credit Unions of BC. We hope to see you there and thank you for your support.

Three Impact Investors Discuss Their Favourite Social Investment

For September, the Board of Change in partnership with Toniic, will ask three social investors to reveal, “What’s my best social investment?” In a moderated panel setting, these investors will discuss their investment, their motivations and criteria in their decision, how the investment is working out for them both financially and socially, and their aspirations for their investment. Join us for a most interesting and stimulating discussion!

REGISTER TODAY! Read more on how here.

The Board of Change is pleased to announce that Daryl Hatton, Mia Kahout and Christie Stephenson will host Vertality: Summer Edition on August 3rd at the Westin Grand Hotel. (more…)

Join us on Wed., Aug. 3rd, for Vertality, Summer Edition, our annual summer bash. What better way to celebrate mid-summer than on the Garden Patio of the Westin Grand with great food and drinks, old and new friends!

Tickets now on sale! Our event hosts will be announced soon. BUY TICKETS.

Every year the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) recognizes individuals and organizations who, through innovation and thought leadership, have made significant contributions to the field of supply chain management. SCMA’s Awards of Distinction highlight the individuals and organizations who raise the bar and fearlessly lead.

This year, SCMA recognized Larry Berglund, SCMP, FSCMA and TELUS for their outstanding contributions and achievements in supply chain. (more…)

On June 16 at the Creekside Community Centre in the Olympic Village, come and meet the entrepreneurs who are driving the sharing economy and learn more about how the Sharing Economy is growing and changing in Vancouver. The evening will include a discussion with sharing economy experts Rosemary Cooper and Chris Diplock, on how progressive businesses can shape this new business model in a way that creates more vibrant and sustainable local economies. (more…)

POSTPONED. NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON.

How we are able to move around a city is critical to its livability and our overall well-being. The construction of bike lanes and the recent transit referendum have brought transportation issues to the forefront, but what are the various options open to people seeking low carbon options for their daily commute.

At our next event, the Board of Change will take over the parking lot at MEC’s head office, where we’ll showcase many of the alternative transportation options that are available. Join us on May 26, where you’ll not only meet some of the most innovative people in this industry, but you’ll have the opportunity to try out their electric bikes, cars, scooters and more. For more information, and a list of participating companies click here.

Our featured speaker on April 28 is Lea Elliott, Principal of Naturehood Ecological Consulting. Lea turns lessons from nature, scientific research and case studies into relevant and effective environmental action for professionals that they can use to be more sustainable at work.

Lea will present her new book: Work Like Nature: sustainability lessons from ecosystems for your job or business. She’ll share ideas from nature that will help you work more sustainably. You’ll gain insights from Vancouver’s green innovators who are working like nature and creating wins for the environment, their businesses and their communities. Don’t miss this opportunity to be inspired by nature and our local innovators.

At Vertality6 we got many great ideas, which Coro Strandberg, one of our hosts, summarized in this short report according to the new business leadership research she has conducted: “The Qualities of a Transformational Company”. The report has some interesting findings which might intrigue you! Check it out and share your ideas on how the Board of Change can further catalyze transformational change through business by contacting: info@boardofchange.com. We’d love suggestions on how we can scale this new approach to business in our region!

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