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What is a Social Enterprise?

What is a Social Enterprise?
Most social enterprise meetings and summits in our experience involve the never-ending quest for agreement on a universally accepted definition of social enterprise. This discussion has been ongoing in British Columbia for over a decade.

Hello 2019

Hello 2019

As an MIT student, Priyanka Bakaya spent a summer in India working in e-waste, and realized that plastics were often burned or dumped in the environment. She went back to MIT with a mission to find a solution.

Goodbye 2018

Goodbye 2018

Like its name suggests, tentree exists to plant trees — 23 million of them so far, ten for every item of sustainable apparel the company sells. “That’s what we knew,” says CEO Derrick Emsley, who founded the company with his brother Kalen, cousin Stephen, and friends Dave and Arthur after seeing the power of one-for-one model companies like TOMS shoes.