It's not business-as-usual for 50 top brands that made Fortune magazine's 2017 Change the World List. These companies are finding business value addressing some of the world's biggest social problems.
More than 40 leaders have come together to create an immigration strategy that bridges regional differences and delivers economic and social benefits to new Canadians and communities.
Using a Collective Impact approach to strategic planning, the group collaborated to answer the question: “What is it we hope for?” and identify three key conditions they want to change.
Some challenges are too big to tackle on your own.
That’s why more than 30 front-line health professionals from Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities came together to identify regional health and social well-being challenges and opportunities in the context of advancing resource development.
Building on the work of an expert researcher who measures the health benefits and impacts of mine projects and using a self-directed Unconference format, Regional Health Forum participants examined community health through the lens of increased jobs, shift work, skills training, health and social services, volunteerism, camp life, policing and families.
Held in the band gymnasium, the forum represented a groundbreaking demonstration of cross-community collaboration and information sharing. Learning from each other’s challenges and building on successes is an important step in collaborative regional planning around resource development.
“Through this session we learned we all share a common goal. We all want a happy and healthy community."
- Regional Health Forum participant
Working with a resource development company, James Laurence Group designed and facilitated the Regional Health Forum as part of a community consultation and engagement strategy. If you have questions or thoughts about this story, send us a note @ firstname.lastname@example.org