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Social Ventured, Social Gains

As we look toward the close of another year, it’s timely to reflect on the connections, experiences, and insights of the year that was, and to carry the best lessons learned into the year ahead. While December is always a ripe time for reflection, this year has been particularly full…. Between attending, designing and organizing conferences on three continents—all focused …

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There’s no shortage of abundance

Billions of people dream of a life like yours. As you read this article, you’re among a very small percentage of the people on Earth who are privileged to have disposable income, reliable electricity, 24×7 Internet connectivity, and an exhaustive range of choices. You know the joy of indulging at Sunday brunch. The glee of buying a new pair of Jimmy …

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Putting Trust at the Core of Communicating CSR

Leading examples of meaningful CSR communications that are building trust and pushing CSR to a mainstream tipping point Last year, the Indian government passed a landmark bill—the Companies Bill 2013. One of the positive aspects of the bill was the section related to Corporate Social Responsibility. It suggests minimum CSR spends for companies of a certain size, turnover and profitability. …

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1% for the Planet Meets the Board of Change: A Winning Combination

Vancouver’s 1% for the Planet community turned out in full swing on October 28, 2014, for a joint networking event with Board of Change. The Board of Change (BOC) is a local membership society comprised of businesses committed to “fostering an economic model that values the pursuit of sustainability equally with the pursuit of profit.” As it does with its …

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Corporate Social Impact: Integrated CSR & Full Spectrum Responsibility

Every year, Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee and donut store chain, invests millions of dollars into children’s hockey and soccer programs across Canada. Hundreds of thousands of uniforms are paid for by the company, and emblazoned across the back with the company’s ‘Timbits’ logo. And every Saturday morning, hundreds of thousands of kids take to the local soccer field, or …

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Happy Diwali from Everyone at Junxion

Our sincere wishes to all our clients and partners for a wonderful holiday season. Diwali, the celebration of light celebrated on October 23 this year, is one of the most significant holidays of the annual calendar in India. However, given the large Indian diaspora around the world, it is increasingly gaining importance as a holiday in the UK, Canada and …

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Growing our Impact with a Range of New Engagements

Junxion continues to expand its impact with exciting new clients and projects. Over the last couple of months, Junxion has added a number of clients across our three offices. Here are a few highlights we’d like to share: Junxion India has been engaged by Solidaridad, an international organisation that works towards sustainable production of several commodities. Through a series of storytelling …

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SVI 2014 Profile | Carole Browe Segal, Crate and Barrel Co-founder

Carole Browe Segal started her first business, a housewares store in Chicago, with her husband Gordon when they were both 22 years old, just a couple of years after their graduation from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. “We knew there were other young people like us who had more taste than money,” says Segal, reflecting back over 50 years to …