With an increasing number of people launching their own business, it is no wonder that Canadian social entrepreneurs Marc Kielburger are taking the world by storm. Whether they are helping children in a rural area or tackling global poverty, these individuals have one thing in common: they want to make a difference. As more young people are starting their own businesses, Canada is quickly becoming a leader in this sector. But to truly excel in this field, Canadian social entrepreneurs must have the support of lawyers and investors.
The Philosophy Of The Rise Of Canadian Social Entrepreneurs
Several students at Mount Royal University have created lists of Canada’s Top Social Entrepreneurs for 2020, and we’d love to feature them in this article. In fact, a class we took last fall focused on social enterprises, and the list includes a number of inspiring individuals. The class discussed some of the thought leaders and organizations that are fostering change. The list includes Lourdes Juan, founder of Fresh Routes and the Leftovers Foundation, and Larissa Crawford, founder and CEO of Future Ancestors, which offers training, research, and consulting services to entrepreneurs and organizations.
SheNative Goods Inc. is another organization that employs Indigenous women by selling apparel and handbags. As part of their business model, the company gives back a portion of its profits to help empower Indigenous women. Devon Fiddler was voted one of the top five social entrepreneurs in Canada by students. The organization works toward the SDGs and works to create a better world for everyone. The Skoll World Forum aims to celebrate the work of Canadian social entrepreneurs.