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Domtar Embraces New Forest Management Standard in Canada

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Domtar is strengthening our commitment to sustainability with a pledge to pursue new Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certification standards for the Canadian government lands that we manage in the Wabigoon and Trout Lake forests.

Moody’s Foundation and WEConnect International Launch a Financial Training Program for Women Business Owners in Canada

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(Toronto, Canada) <Date> — Today 25 women business owners in Canada will join a select group of graduates from the “Financing Your Growing Business” Training Boot Camp. The Training Program is implemented in partnership with WEConnect International and Moody’s Corporation through the Reshape TomorrowTM initiative.

SC Johnson Canada Named One of 2019 Best Workplaces

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RACINE, Wis., April 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson Canada today announces it has been ranked No. 49 on the 2019 list of Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work®. This marks the 12th time the Canada operation has been recognized on the annual Best Workplace list of large and multinational workplaces in Canada, with more than 1,000 employees working in Canada or worldwide.

13 Inspiring Stories From Women in Manufacturing

From successes to challenges, read the stories for these women
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In light of International Women’s Day 2019, Gildan launched a campaign to recognize some of their 23,000 female employees.

Thirteen employees from seven different countries where the Company operates were invited to share their professional and personal stories. These women explored topics including passions, motivation, family, resilience and growth. Read their stories:

Scotiabank Women Initiative Tackles Gender Equality

The time is NOW.
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Introducing the Scotiabank Women Initiative, a program designed to advance women-led business in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship. The Scotiabank Women Initiative is unique because it is a comprehensive offering of capital and resources to support women-led businesses at different stages of growth. We strongly believe that the three pillars of The Scotiabank Women Initiative – Access to Capital, Mentorship, and Education – will deliver meaningful, long-term support to women-led businesses and help women take their business to the next level.

The Conference Board of Canada's Latest Report in the Canada 2030 Series: The Defining Forces Disrupting Business

By Sally Crane, Senior Research Associate & Executive Network Manager, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability
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Earlier in 2018, The Conference Board of Canada published the latest in their Canada 2030 series, titled The Defining Forces Disrupting Business. Written with an eye towards helping Canadian businesses and investors understand the disrupting forces likely to affect organizations over the next decade, Canada 2030: The Defining Forces Disrupting Business report encourages readers to address the risks associated with the disruptions ahead and capitalize on the opportunities they may bring.

CECP's Global Exchange Welcomes Three New Organizations

The Conference Board of Canada, Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey, and Donors Forum, Russia join CECP’s Global Exchange
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CECP’s Global Exchange continues to unite country-based, mission-driven corporate engagement organizations to advance business as a force for good around the world with the addition of three new nonprofits to the group, representing Canada, Turkey, and Russia. At 16 organizations strong, the Global Exchange collectively represents 54% of the world’s population and 67% of the world’s GDP.
 

Big Impact in Bio: Creatively Engineering Tissue Solutions

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The word “creativity” may not be traditionally associated with scientific research, but for Elisa D’Arcangelo, it sums up some of the aspects she most values about being a biomedical engineer. As a tissue engineer, she must come up with creative solutions for growing tissue in the lab that can help shape new therapies for cancer and other diseases.

University of Ottawa Wins National Champion Title in Environmental Challenge

by Sayem Reza
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In northern food-insecure communities, students from the University of Ottawa are manufacturing commercial grade hydroponic systems housed in shipping containers enabling communities to grow their own food locally.

Enactus University of Ottawa has been named the 2018 Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

Ryerson University Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

by Sayem Reza
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Ryerson University students partnered with a local school in Pisac, Peru to implement a horticultural education program designed to generate a sustainable revenue stream for the school.

Enactus Ryerson has been named the 2018 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

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