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COVID-19 Decision-Making: A Social Impact Tool for Social Purpose-driven Organizations

With the emergence of the global COVID-19 pandemic, social purpose-driven organizations are stepping up to the challenge of pivoting their business models to play their role. Now, more than ever, leaders are called upon to make immediate and profound decisions with far-reaching consequences – and with the potential to accelerate and scale their social impact […]

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Building Social Infrastructure: The role of students

What is social infrastructure? “Social infrastructure” is the set of organizational arrangements and investments in society’s systems, relationships, and structures that enable society to create a resilient, just, equitable, and sustainable world. It includes social, economic, environmental and cultural assets. Examples in postsecondary institutions include offering bursaries to students with specific barriers to accessing education, […]

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Building Social Infrastructure: The role of VPs External

What is social infrastructure? “Social infrastructure” is the set of organizational arrangements and deliberate investments in society’s systems, relationships, and structures that enable society to create a resilient, just, equitable and sustainable world; it includes social, economic, environmental and cultural assets. Educational institutions can use the idea of social infrastructure as a way to organize and communicate their efforts […]

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Building Social Infrastructure: The role of VPs Finance

What is social infrastructure? “Social infrastructure” is the set of organizational arrangements and deliberate investments in society’s systems, relationships, and structures that enable society to create a resilient, just, equitable and sustainable world; it includes social, economic, environmental and cultural assets. Educational institutions can use the idea of social infrastructure as a way to organize and communicate their efforts to create positive social change […]

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Building Social Infrastructure: the role of Presidents

What is social infrastructure? “Social infrastructure” is the set of organizational arrangements and deliberate investments in society’s systems, relationships, and structures that enable society to create a resilient, just, equitable, and sustainable world; it includes social, economic, environmental and cultural assets. Educational institutions can use the idea of social infrastructure as a way to organize and communicate their efforts to create positive social change […]

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Building Social Infrastructure: The role of faculty

What is social infrastructure? “Social infrastructure” is the set of organizational arrangements and deliberate investments in society’s systems, relationships, and structures that enable society to create a resilient, just, equitable, and sustainable world; it includes social, economic, environmental and cultural assets. Education institutions can use the idea of social infrastructure as a way to organize and communicate their efforts to create positive social change […]

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The Role of VPs Research in Building Social Infrastructure

What is social infrastructure? “Social infrastructure” is the set of organizational arrangements and deliberate investments in society’s systems, relationships, and structures that enable society to create a resilient, just, equitable and sustainable world; it includes social, economic, environmental and cultural assets. Educational institutions can use the idea of social infrastructure as a way to organize and communicate their efforts to create positive social change […]

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Building Social Infrastructure: Two-Eyed Seeing and the role of Elders

Etuaptmumk is the Mi’kmaw word for Two-Eyed Seeing. This phrase, made popular by Mi’kmaw Elder Albert Marshall, refers to “learning to see from one eye with the best in the Indigenous ways of knowing and from the other eye with the best in the mainstream ways of knowing, and most importantly, learning to see with […]

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Social Purpose in Administration & Finance: An Inventory of Sample Practices

Re-Code has created an inventory of social purpose administration and finance practices within Canadian post-secondary institutions as of 2018. It was created to demonstrate the ways in which higher education is integrating social impact/innovation within administration. It is designed as a resource for administrators seeking to better understand this concept and pick up new ideas […]

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Re-Code Workshop in a Box

In response to requests from post-secondary VPs of Administration and Finance, Re-Code created, tested, and launched this downloadable “Workshop in a Box.” It is designed to make it easy for these leaders and their teams to host an orientation workshop to understand the emerging concept of social purpose administration and finance.

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