Centre for Social Innovation (CSI)
The Centre for Social Innovation is a social enterprise with a mission to catalyze social innovation in Toronto and around the world. As a result of the unprecedented economic, environmental, social and cultural challenges, CSI believes new innovations are the key to turning these challenges into opportunities to improve our communities and our planet.
Youth Social Innovations Capital Fund (YSI)
Youth Social Innovation Capital Fund (YSI) provides young social entrepreneurs with debt financing and resources that facilitate successful venture growth. It connects young social entrepreneurs and impact investors to drive the creation of social ventures. YSI offers triple-bottom-line investment opportunities that generate financial, social, and environmental returns.
CatalystsX (Cx)’s purpose is to find amazing Canadians and help them effectively transform the world. Cx helps young change makers find the resources and build the relationships necessary to succeed. It acts as an online matchmaker, connecting Catalysts, ventures and opportunities. Cx Measurement accurately measures the impact, organization’s health and its Social Return on Investment (RSOI).
The Research, Innovation, Commercialization or RIC Centre helps entrepreneurs fast-track their business to market. The RIC is an incubator that helps innovative technologies become thriving businesses. RIC Centre can provide entrepreneurs with access to programs and workshops that help strengthen and expand business knowledge.
B Lab is a nonprofit organization that certifies B Corporations. Certified B Corporations are leading a global movement to redefine success in business. By voluntarily meeting higher standards of transparency, accountability, and performance, Certified B Corps are distinguishing themselves in a cluttered marketplace by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing
MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is a social finance hub and project incubator that acts as a neutral collaboration space for all sectors, government, community, and private. It mobilizes private capital for public good. The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing in Toronto acts as the Canadian B Lab hub driving local growth and awareness.