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Cultivating Community Well-Being

In a year when our sense of community has been shattered—and many gathering places may have permanently shuttered—what might it be like this summer as we return to some semblance of normal, community life? How might you uplift your community and help prioritise well-being? As our communities awaken from their COVID-induced, ‘lockdown’ hibernation, they’ll look and feel very different. Many …

5 Top Tips for Getting Value from the B Corp Framework

Taking the B Corp Test, Surviving and Thriving Exam stress! There’s something about voluntarily submitting yourself to an assessment that takes us back to our school days – that feeling just before sitting an exam with our heart in our mouth and butterflies in our stomach. We know that feeling well – we’ve been here many times, not just with …

Measuring Purpose

What is the dent you want to put in the universe? It’s a great question and one we enjoy throwing out there in our engagements with social ventures. Increasingly we use the same question with mainstream companies, too, as we help them navigate their way to the next economy. It leads to naming a purpose—the reason a business exists, beyond …

Asya Ostrovsky’s Catalog of Surprises: What Surprised Me about Working as an Intern at Junxion

During my gap year in 2020, before studying Geography at Cambridge, I spent nine months working as an intern at Junxion Strategy’s London, UK office. Thus began my first foray into the world of work. They even paid me! Here are my biggest revelations about my experience.   You are not a replacement for the office coffee machine: I researched …

Can We Buy Social Impact?

I’m writing this week to say congratulations to our newly elected Members of Parliament, and to bring social procurement to their attention as an issue that ties together economy, environment, and social inclusion—all issues that were pivotal in the campaign period and the various party platforms. All parties agree that businesses and markets thrive under clear, predictable rules and regulations. …

Solving the Problem of ‘Business As Usual’

On October 15, lawyers filed what may be the first lawsuit charging that vape-maker JUUL is responsible for the death of teenager Daniel Wakefield, who was found unresponsive on his family’s living room couch by his father. JUUL has denied targeting teenagers with its marketing; however, the Federal Trade Commission is investigating them for just that. This lawsuit comes just …

Reflections of Our CEO: Three Powerful Projects

Junxion’s not a big firm. But we like to think we play a big game. From our offices in Vancouver and Toronto, Canada, and London, UK, we’ve served and supported clients on five continents. They are startup social entrepreneurs, audacious corporate intrapreneurs, and leaders of some of the world’s most recognized NGOs. Alongside them, we’re building the case studies of …