Learn about the Caring Economy movement: On January 14, 2015 for The Caring Economy Starter Course and on January 22, 2015 for Counting Care In: An Introduction to Social Wealth Economic Indicators.
We all know the profound impact that care and care giving work have on human development and well-being, but in order to shift our patterns of investment, we must also be able to show the value of care in economic terms.
The Caring Economy Starter Course is a free 60 minute webinar with Riane Eisler that introduces the Caring Economy Campaign and shows how you can be a part of a growing movement to finally make visible the dollars-and-cents value of the work of care and caregiving that forms the essential foundation of our collective prosperity.
Counting Care In is a free 60 minute introduction to Social Wealth Economic Indicators – new measures of prosperity that highlight the economic value of social well being and high quality human capital.
The SWEIS provide business and policy leaders a powerful new tool to support them in building a more equitable and sustainable economy. Find out how SWEIs provide the evidence-base you need to make the case for caring policies such as paid parental and sick leave, caregiver tax credits, better pay for care workers and educators, and increased investment in early childhood care and education.
- public, private and social sectors are engaged in active efforts to close the gap between the socioeconomic wellbeing of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people
- the public sector, private investors and philanthropists separately and collaboratively deploy financial capital to create positive social and environmental impact
- social innovation is an integral part of Canada’s innovation ecosystem, enabling civic institutions to co-create policies, initiatives and programs that enable citizens to contribute a diversity of skills and perspectives to Canadian society
- public, private and civil society sectors act collaboratively and courageously to advance human thriving and address shared challenges
- humans’ social and economic footprint is in balance with the natural ecosystems that sustain life.