Resources and Readings
List of academic reviews and critiques of social entrepreneurship
Prepared by Dr. Michael Roy, Senior Lecturer in Social Business, Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health / Glasgow School Business and Society Glasgow Caledonian University
B Corporation Resources for Students and Educators (find more resources here)
- Introduction to the B Corporation Movement (ppt)
This introductory presentation outlines the B Corp movement and highlights people using business as a force for good.
- What is a B Corp? (ppt)
This introductory presentation outlines what B Corporations are and and how businesses get certified.
- B Corp basics (pdf)
This one page handout covers the basics of B Corps in three steps
- Harvard Business Publishing case about B Lab
SIVC has limited funding to support student involvement in pre-approved conferences, workshops and learning opportunities. Applications must be received a minimum of two-weeks in advance of the event and travel reconciliation showing proof of travel and conference registration is required before financial aid is given. Preference will be given for social innovation and social entrepreneurship activities although related activities will be considered. Please do not confirm any travel or participation before receiving confirmation that your application has been received and approved. We do not guarantee funding.
Up to $500 is available to support travel and registration for approved conferences, workshops and/or other learning opportunities. Please complete the Travel Funding Request Form to apply for travel support.
Up to $1000 is available for Laurier students developing social innovation and social entrepreneurship projects such as a special event, speaker series or student-focused activities. Up to $500 may available for Laurier faculty and staff for similar events. All events supported should have an interdisciplinary focus and be open to participants from across Laurier. Please complete the Project Funding Request Form to apply for project support.
As part of the funding request forms, you will be asked to identify other sources of funding that have been applied for or received. Some sources of travel and project funding at Laurier include:
- student clubs and faculty associations (e.g. Undergraduate Arts Council, School of Business and Economics Student Society, etc)
- Student Horizon Fund
- Graduate Student Association Professional Development Fund
- Special Initiatives Fund
- President’s Innovation Seed Fund