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David Lepage

David is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Buy Social Canada and a co-founder of the Social Enterprise Institute. He is the Chair of the Social Enterprise Council of Canada and Chair of the Social Enterprise World Forum Board. He is a Program Adjunct for the Sandermoen School of Business, facilitator for the Groundswell Social Venture Program and sits on several other boards and advisory groups, including the Vancouver Farmers Market, Ethelo Decisions, Ethelo Democracy, and Imagine Canada's Sector Pulse. He is principal with Accelerating Social Impact CCC, where he provides social enterprise and social value based business advice and consulting and promotes a supportive public policy environment.

How the social procurement movement enhances nonprofit sector revenue and impact
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How the social procurement movement enhances nonprofit sector revenue and impact

Thank you to Imagine Canada for permission to repost this article. We definitely know the tide is turning when industry leaders like Mitchell Cohen, the President of the Daniels Corporation, encourages the private sector to “climb aboard the social procurement train”. (Globe & Mail, June 14, 2017) As with any business, increasing sales opportunities is a critical factor for success. But for social enterprises (1), additional sales translate into more than just increased...

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31 Oct 2017