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Thursday, October 3 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Scaling Social Impact: Reducing the Friction between Financial and Social Impact Goals

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How social entrepreneurs approach the dual goals of social impact and financial return is critical to how a business’ achieves scale.  Endevour’s CEO, Linda Rottenberg recent research in the Harvard Business Review showed that, “those who prioritize financial goals over social ones were more likely to grow their social enterprises and achieve greater impact.” In this session, panelists will discuss ways to build business models that reduce friction between commercial and social goals thereby smoothing the path to growth.

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Moderators
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Tania Carnegie

Leader, KPMG Impact Ventures and National Executive Director, Community Leadership, KPMG
Tania established and leads KPMG’s Community Leader strategy. One of the four pillars of KPMG’s business strategy, it focuses the firm’s resources and knowledge to drive social change and sustainability. A Chartered Accountant, she holds a BSc from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from the University of Toronto, and completed the Harvard Business School Corporate Social Responsibility Executive Education Program.Tania... Read More →

Speakers
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Dave Beaton

President & CEO, Formulating Change Inc.
David is the President and CEO of Formulating Change Inc. and Co-Founder of the ChangeIt® program. David's passion and vision is contagious and is often referred to as Formulating Change Inc's Chief Evangelist. David’s focus is on building and establishing key relationships with various financial institutions, strategic partners, advisors and investors.  David holds a bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and... Read More →
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Lisa Nitze

Principal, Lisa Nitze Consulting
A Professor in the Social Enterprise Program of the School for International Studies at American University, Lisa is Principal at the impact strategy consulting firm Lisa Nitze Consulting.  She has spent the past 25 years advising leading nonprofits, corporations, foundations and government agencies on social value creation strategies. Most recently, as Managing Director in the Washington D.C. office of consulting firm Mission Measurement... Read More →
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Sandra Odendahl

Director, Corporate Sustainability & Head, Social Finance Initiative, RBC
As the Director of Corporate Sustainability at RBC, Sandra leads a team responsible for global strategy and leadership in the areas of environmental and social credit risk management, environmental products and services, bank-wide environmental programs, and external relations related to corporate sustainability issues.  In 2012, Sandra was also appointed to head RBC’s new social finance initiative, a $20 million program to foster... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm
Telus 104-106 TELUS Convention Centre

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