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Social Purpose in Business

Oct 10, 2017

On Tuesday, November 7
th, the United Way and City of Vancouver are co-hosting a free workshop and networking opportunity from 8:00 am -1:00 pm (including a complimentary breakfast and lunch) for community-facing staff from businesses who are interested in accelerating the company’s beneficial social impact in the community. Equally relevant for those just starting out, or who have established programs, this event will profile the latest practices in community engagement: the Social Purpose Business.

Gain Valuable Insights

By participating in this event you can gain valuable insights about how your business can succeed while contributing to the betterment of your community where you live, work and operate – through your core business.

Important Details


  • Coro Strandberg, Award-winning Social Impact Expert and Advisor
  • Geoffrey Pegg, Sustainability Director, TELUS
  • Meriko Kubota, Director, Strategic Partnerships & Community Investment, MEC
  • Liz  Arkinstall, Manager, Community Engagement, Libro (special guest from Ontario)


  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017
  • Creekside Community Centre
  • Multipurpose Room 4
  • 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver
  • 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Registration deadline:

October 20, 2017
To register or learn more, please visit:

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