Legal Workshop for Social Entrepreneurs
May
29
9:00 AM09:00

Legal Workshop for Social Entrepreneurs

Are you thinking about going through B Corp certification for your business but not sure what the legal requirements are? Are you launching an impact-oriented business and confused about which business (or non-profit) structure to choose? During this event, the most common legal questions faced by social entrepreneurs will be answered.

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INDUSTRY WITH PURPOSE: VANCOUVER
May
30
8:00 AM08:00

INDUSTRY WITH PURPOSE: VANCOUVER

Join Craig Kielburger and Afdhel Aziz for a dynamic morning of learning and insight. This conference will explore cutting-edge employee engagement ideas; examples of organizations that are doing good; new social procurement strategies; and leave attendees with practical calls to action. The bottom line? Your business will be more profitable by having purpose and doing good. 

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B-Corp 101: Business as a Force for Good
Jun
20
11:30 AM11:30

B-Corp 101: Business as a Force for Good

  • True North Square - 4th Floor Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This Lunch & Learn is designed to help businesses understand what a B-Corp is, who B-Corps are, why you should consider certification and how to get started. If you are a business owner interested in learning more about B-Corp certification or simply looking to complete an impact ‘health check’ then this Lunch & Learn is for you.

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INDUSTRY WITH PURPOSE: CALGARY
May
16
8:00 AM08:00

INDUSTRY WITH PURPOSE: CALGARY

Join Craig Kielburger and Afdhel Aziz for a dynamic morning of learning and insight. This conference will explore cutting-edge employee engagement ideas; examples of organizations that are doing good; new social procurement strategies; and leave attendees with practical calls to action. The bottom line? Your business will be more profitable by having purpose and doing good. 

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May
15
8:00 AM08:00

INDUSTRY WITH PURPOSE: EDMONTON

  • Edmonton EXPO Centre - Ballroom 101 - 104 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Craig Kielburger and Afdhel Aziz for a dynamic morning of learning and insight. This conference will explore cutting-edge employee engagement ideas; examples of organizations that are doing good; new social procurement strategies; and leave attendees with practical calls to action. The bottom line? Your business will be more profitable by having purpose and doing good. 

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B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia
Apr
11
8:00 AM08:00

B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia

"B Local: Vancouver" is a monthly gathering for B Corps in British Columbia.

The goal of this group is to cultivate relationships, increase collaboration, and generate business referrals between B Corps for the benefit of one another and the larger B Community. Please feel free to bring a friend who may be interested in the movement.

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B Corp 101: Learning to Measure What Matters
Apr
3
10:00 AM10:00

B Corp 101: Learning to Measure What Matters

  • Kelowna Downtown Library - 2nd Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

B Corp™ entrepreneurs use their businesses to create lasting, beneficial impact in their communities and the environment. During this workshop, you will learn how you can measure success like B Corps do, by first measuring your company’s current impact in the areas of governance, employees, community, and environment, and then using these results to guide you forward as a social entrepreneur.

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B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia
Mar
14
8:00 AM08:00

B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia

"B Local: Vancouver" is a monthly gathering for B Corps in British Columbia.

The goal of this group is to cultivate relationships, increase collaboration, and generate business referrals between B Corps for the benefit of one another and the larger B Community. Please feel free to bring a friend who may be interested in the movement.

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Kelowna WE Talk Business Boot Camp
Jan
31
8:00 AM08:00

Kelowna WE Talk Business Boot Camp

  • Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to grow your business. This full-day session is dedicated to Women Entrepreneurs (WE) who have been in business for a few years with a strong desire to grow. During each Boot Camp, WEs and women-owned businesses will get practical advice on leadership, growth strategy, financial literacy, sales and marketing, and human resources.

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Vancouver WE Talk Business Boot Camp
Jan
29
8:00 AM08:00

Vancouver WE Talk Business Boot Camp

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to grow your business. This full-day session is dedicated to Women Entrepreneurs (WE) who have been in business for a few years with a strong desire to grow. During each Boot Camp, WEs and women-owned businesses will get practical advice on leadership, growth strategy, financial literacy, sales and marketing, and human resources.

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B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia
Jan
10
8:00 AM08:00

B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia

"B Local: Vancouver" is a monthly gathering for B Corps in British Columbia. The goal of these meet ups is to cultivate relationships, increase collaboration, and generate business referrals between B Corps for the benefit of one another and the larger B Community. Please feel free to bring a friend who may be interested in the movement.

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B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia
Dec
13
8:00 AM08:00

B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia

"B Local: Vancouver" is a monthly gathering for B Corps in British Columbia.

The goal of this group is to cultivate relationships, increase collaboration, and generate business referrals between B Corps for the benefit of one another and the larger B Community. Please feel free to bring a friend who may be interested in the movement.

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The ReFrame, Cove & SPARK Holiday Social
Dec
10
5:30 PM17:30

The ReFrame, Cove & SPARK Holiday Social

In the spirit of bringing people together, The ReFrame Group + Cove Continuity Advisors & SPARK Creations have partnered to bring you the best Holiday Social in the city. You're guaranteed to meet amazing people and create meaningful connections with other professionals, entrepreneurs, community members and leaders.

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Sparkle Party 5: The Holiday Fete for Changemakers
Dec
7
to Dec 8

Sparkle Party 5: The Holiday Fete for Changemakers

Why throw your own Holiday party when we can throw it for you? The Sparkle Party’s raison d’ être is to provide a super inclusive and super fun Holiday party for individuals and organizations to connect, relax and celebrate another big year. It’s a party for folks who hustle all year round trying to create a better future for the diverse communities they serve.

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BC Buy Local Week
Dec
6
to Dec 9

BC Buy Local Week

“B.C. Buy Local week is an annual celebration of the unique contributions that B.C. businesses make to our economy. They strengthen the social fabric and donate to local causes. They provide great jobs, and support local service providers, keeping money circulating in the community. Consumers love local and B.C. Buy Local Week helps showcase B.C. local owned businesses, and B.C. local grown and local made products found in stores everywhere.”

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B.C. Buy Local Week Holiday Party with B Local B Corps
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

B.C. Buy Local Week Holiday Party with B Local B Corps

Buy Local Week encourages consumers to vote with their dollars for the kind of communities they want to live in. This month, LOCO BC, B Local Vancouver, and Lunapads are partnering to bring you the BC Buy Local holiday party! We’ll be celebrating at Lunapads’s new location, just in time for their 25th anniversary.

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BC Buy Local Week
Dec
3
to Dec 4

BC Buy Local Week

“B.C. Buy Local week is an annual celebration of the unique contributions that B.C. businesses make to our economy. They strengthen the social fabric and donate to local causes. They provide great jobs, and support local service providers, keeping money circulating in the community. Consumers love local and B.C. Buy Local Week helps showcase B.C. local owned businesses, and B.C. local grown and local made products found in stores everywhere.”

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Measure What Matters 101
Nov
8
1:00 PM13:00

Measure What Matters 101

Interested in becoming B Certified, but not sure where to start? This workshop entails an "impact health check" that will reveal your company’s strengths, as well as areas to work on, so that you’re ready to embark on your certification process!

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B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia
Nov
8
8:00 AM08:00

B Local: Vancouver and British Columbia

"B Local: Vancouver" is a monthly gathering for B Corps in British Columbia.

The goal of this group is to cultivate relationships, increase collaboration, and generate business referrals between B Corps for the benefit of one another and the larger B Community. Please feel free to bring a friend who may be interested in the movement.

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1% for the Planet Network Night
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

1% for the Planet Network Night

Need groceries? Bring your re-usable containers and stop by Nada this week during their networking event. At 8 PM, they’ll be sharing Nada’s story, as well as delving into the “1% for the Planet” initiative. It’ll be a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and learn about Vancouver’s actions plans for becoming a greener and healthier city.

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