Exploring the world around us
There's so much that goes on in the world that a lot of us don't hear about unless it hits our news feed or goes viral. Our resource centre is an online hub of all the interesting and thought-provoking things we come across.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2015
If you haven't already heard of the Global Goals, it's quite simple: 17 goals have been set out for the next 15 years and there are 7 billion people who can make them happen.
Click on the link below to find out what the goals are and what role you can play in making the Sustainable Development Goals a reality.
Quebec Youth Policy
The Québec government has embarked on a process to adopt a new Québec Youth Policy, which will propose directions and lines of action that will affect 15-29 year olds over the next decade.
The Ministere du Counseil Executifin Québec recently produced a Consultation Paper on the Quebec Youth Policy called 'Together For Future Generations'.
Having read and admired the approaches put forward, our team have translated the document into English.
B Team Live:
Business and the Global Goals
On the morning before the Sustainable Development Goals were launched, some of the world’s most innovative and ambitious leaders gathered together in New York to discuss how business can help the world to meet the
The impressive line up of speakers and panellists spent the morning talking about how 'the businesses leading the transition will be the first to benefit from adopting these goals', and reinforced the critical role that we all have to play in accelerating the transition.
Professor Johan Rockstrom on
Thriving within Planetary boundaries
Speaking at the B Team Live event in September 2015, Professor Rockstrom's presentation was a timely reminder of the critical factors to guiding the necessary human transition to sustainable development.
He reviewed how our planet has enabled us to continue to live and flourish worldwide over thousands of years, and explained the dangers of exhausting resources and under-rating the warning signs of tipping points ahead.
Professor Rockstrom also reinforced the importance of centring people and planet at the heart of all things, and expressed his view that business should lead the economic revolution.
Reference: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Mazzarol 2014
Isenberg outlined several “prescriptions” for the creation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem.