Declaring a Climate Emergency

Junxion has been advising clients on strategy, sustainability, and social impact for over 20 years. During that time, tens of thousands of our peers around the world have been doing their own inspiring and innovative work. But it simply hasn’t been enough. Today, we’re taking the initiative as an international business formally to declare a climate emergency. As every month …

Designing a Flourishing Future

This summer marked the 15th anniversary of the first Global Compact Leaders Summit at the UN Headquarters in New York—convened by Secretary-General Kofi Annan on June 24, 2004. That summit was the beginning of a dialogue about the global struggle for corporate responsibility that has expanded to involve tens of thousands of business leaders, and contributed directly to the creation …

Curiosity, Creativity, and Blue Apples

This post is the first in a series of interviews with changemakers in Junxion’s community—our clients, our alumni, our partners, and our team. Today, we meet Junxion Design Director, Sherry Pomerleau.   So how did you find your way to Junxion and social purpose focused work? Five years before I joined Junxion, when I was with my own company, we …

I Fell in Love with a Problem….

I went to the Social Impact Showcase at St. Paul’s University College where I saw Cassie Myers of SheLeads offer great advice to young leaders: “Fall in love with a problem,” she said, “not with a solution.” I loved this advice and reflected on it. I had my first crush on a problem when my media-studies-teacher mom brought home some …

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BLD Western Canada: United by Values

Image Courtesy : Maxine Bulloch Photography “Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.” This Mark Amend quote could have been the guiding brief for the recent B Corp Leadership Development (BLD) conference for Western Canada. It was a day that reminded me that to …

An Invitation to Audacity

Never has it been more true that the one constant in life is change. The future is hurtling toward us, putting many of us on our heels, stretching our capacity, and testing our resilience. The problems of the future—imagined for so long to be on the distant horizon—are already here. Will we have the courage to respond? Our economic system …