Resources

Insights, Ideas, and Inspiration

This archive of documents and references continues to grow as we identify purpose economy levers of change, leadership practices, and benchmarks from around the world.

 

Tools & Resources

Business

Boards

Associations

Schools

Case Studies

Developing a social purpose

  • Return It | an industry-owned, product stewardship organization with beverage container management as its core business.
  • LGM Financial Services Inc. (LGM) | an automotive financial services company, offering finance and insurance products to automotive brands and dealers across Canada.
  • Hemlock Printers | Western Canada’s largest commercial printer offering digital, offset, display signage, mailing, warehousing, fulfilment, and distribution services.
  • Social Purpose Vignettes | Learn about seven purpose statements, the environmental and social issues they tackle, and the companies behind them.

Implementing a social purpose

  • Akamai | a cloud company that powers and protects life online
  • LGM Financial Services Inc. (LGM) | an automotive financial services company, offering finance and insurance products to automotive brands and dealers across Canada.
  • Coast Capital | a financial cooperative and Certified B Corp founded in 1940.
  • Hemlock Printers | Western Canada’s largest commercial printer offering digital, offset, display signage, mailing, warehousing, fulfilment, and distribution services.
  • BCLC | The British Columbia Lottery Corporation is a Canadian Crown corporation offering a range of gambling products including lottery tickets, casinos and legal online gambling.
  • Social Purpose Practices Toolkit | United Way BC Social Purpose Institute

Association engaging business members on social purpose

International Efforts