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Oberland’s sustainable insect protein tackles food insecurity
Most people wouldn’t expect a former NASA scientist to turn to a life of bug farming, but for Greg Wanger, CEO of Halifax-based Oberland Agriscience, that’s the path he’s taken. But Wanger’s bug farm is far from child’s play. Oberland ...
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We’re in Business Voice!
We're thrilled that our report, the Purpose Advantage, is covered in the July edition of Business Voice magazine. Find out how Atlantic Canadian purpose-led businesses T4G, HomeEXCEPT and Made with Local are attracting talent and customers, growing revenue and innovating, ...
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Building a sustainable ocean economy
We had a fantastic morning on June 25th talking about purpose-led business strategies with a group of ocean sector business leaders from Atlantic Canada. We explored how putting social and environmental purpose at the heart of business strategy can drive ...
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Join us on April 25th
Over 2,500 companies worldwide are now B Corp certified, including a growing number of businesses in Atlantic Canada. Join us in Halifax on 25th April over lunch to find out how B Corps are using business as a force for ...
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How purpose drives innovation
How does having a strong business purpose drive innovation? Like many regions, Atlantic Canada is focused on building our innovation ecosystem. The purpose-led approach to business is a natural fit for our growing focus on clean tech and a sustainable ...
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Our new report is here!
We were thrilled to launch our new report on Nov. 26th 'The Purpose Advantage: How purpose-led businesses are growing and thriving in Atlantic Canada.' It was an inspiring and thoughtful discussion on the opportunities for purpose-led businesses with Gregg Curwin ...
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Launching our new report
Join us in Halifax on Nov. 26th as we launch our new report 'The Purpose Advantage: How purpose-led businesses are growing and thriving in Atlantic Canada.' Atlantic Canada is home to an increasing number of purpose-led businesses. These are for-profit ...
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We’re looking for an associate!
We're looking for an associate consultant to join us on a two-year, full time contract with a client.  Do you want to make a significant impact on purpose-led business in Atlantic Canada?  Check out the role description here ...
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The Purpose Project for Atlantic Canada
How can purpose-led companies contribute to Atlantic Canada's economic development agenda? Our latest initiative, The Purpose Project  for Atlantic Canada is shining a spotlight for the first time on purpose-led businesses in our region. We're starting with Spring Loaded Technology, T4G ...
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Join us at Volta on April 4th
Learn how social purpose is driving growth and why it matters to investors, employees and customers. Last month, the world’s biggest investor told CEOs that their companies must serve a social purpose beyond profit or they risk losing their business. Allison Murray ...
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Blockchain for responsible supply chains
How can blockchain help technology companies ensure that conflict minerals and child labour are not part of their supply chains? We're thrilled to be working with Peer Ledger to help scale their blockchain platform, improving trust and traceability of metals ...
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Who do Canadians trust?
Which organizations do Canadians think are trustworthy, socially responsible, sustainable and ethical? New opinion research from Dalhousie University covering food and clothing retail, transportation, and government services. Check it out here ...
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6 ways the Internet of Things is changing our lives
The Internet of Things (IoT) is helping us tackle problems from pollution to global warming. We are already starting to see how IoT — which connects everyday objects to the Internet — can help us transform our world for the ...
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