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University Health Network

In 2015, Eco-Ethonomics was hired to guide a feasibility study on a number of variations of a social enterprise model with an aim to integrate more local food into the meals of UHN’s hospital inpatients, outpatients, staff, and hospital visitors. The consultant team has been rehired in 2017 to assist in business planning for the development of an urban farm at Toronto Rehab Institute’s Lyndhurst campus and estimate its social, health and environmental outcomes.

Peel Multicultural Council

In 2015, Eco-Ethonomics Inc. worked with Peel Multicultural Council (PMC) to provide coaching services that aided in the completion of a feasibility study for PMC’s social enterprise focused on providing cost effective Legal, Immigration and Allied services to clients in Peel Region. The consultant team has been rehired to pursue business planning for the social enterprise. The goal of the social enterprise is to achieve excellence by delivering programs, products and …Read More

Klink Coffee

Klink Coffee helps individuals returning home from prison become responsible community members. They do this by providing programs and services that help remove barriers to entering the workforce. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. has been hired to help Klink Coffee develop a business plan with the goals of streamlining their operational processes, leveraging social media support, implementing a comprehensive CRM and business support system, and doubling their revenues by next year. The consultant …Read More

Community Support Connections

Community Support Connections – Meals on Wheels and More is a charitable organization providing seniors and adults with disabilities with a range of supports and services that enable them to live at home with independence and dignity. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. was hired to conduct a feasibility assessment, and to develop a business and implementation plan for a leading social enterprise concept.

Greenbelt Fund

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is currently working with Greenbelt Fund to develop an online distribution route map social enterprise based on a “RideShare for Local Food” concept.  The business planning process includes partnership development, organizational structure and ownership, the formation of an industry advisory council, a full market assessment, marketing planning, operational planning, financial planning and risk assessment. The project will conclude with a development process along with technical requirements and a …Read More

YWCA Hamilton

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is assisting YWCA Hamilton in the business planning process for a cafe/catering social enterprise to employ vulnerable women. The project builds on a previous feasibility study that was conducted by Eco-Ethonomics and C Lang Consulting, and aims to develop a strong business plan to help direct the social enterprise through the future stages of its growth (over the next 3-5 years).  It is hoped that the business plan will …Read More

Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is providing coaching to the Canadian Cultural Society for the Deaf  (CCSD) to develop a social enterprise business plan. CCSD wishes to implement a Tea Shop in Toronto in which ordering and purchasing tea products will be completed in American Sign Language. This business would provide an opportunity for everyone to experience and learn basic signs while also providing gainful employment for members of the deaf community. Key …Read More

Kinark Child and Family Services

Eco-Ethonomics is working with Kinark Child and Family Services to facilitate business planning for their social enterprise concept. Kinark wishes to develop a social enterprise that provides weeklong respite to families with Autism in a manner that is reasonably priced and family focused. Key components of this project include further refining the social enterprise concept so that it meets customer’s needs and ensures that family cottage packages remain affordable.  At …Read More

Sierra Club Canada Foundation

Eco-Ethonomics worked closely with the Sierra Club Canada Foundation to coach a group of key staff through the social enterprise development process.  The engagement included the development of a business model, marketing plan and financial plan for a social enterprise based on the sale of workshops in environmental sustainability.

Canadian Institute for Natural and Integrative Medicine

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. consultants are working with Canadian Institute for Natural and Integrative Medicine to develop a business plan to bring its online resiliency-building course, BreathingRoom, to market, which assists youth in better managing life’s challenges. The Canadian Institute for Natural and Integrative Medicine (CINIM) is a non-profit organization in Calgary and is committed to developing and delivering evidence-based mental health programs that empower people to live life to the fullest. The online …Read More