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Evaluation and Assessment

United Church of Canada – Social Replication Research

The United Church of Canada (UCC) is interested in assessing the applicability of social enterprises within the United Church of Canada Network given its potential to create sustainable, replicable, and scalable impact. To this end, Eco-Ethonomics has been hired to assist UCC in conducting research to better understand the different types of social franchises with greatest relevance within the church space context; to identify the necessary conditions for UCC churches …Read More

Cooperative Housing Federation of Canada

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. has been hired by the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada to assess the social, economic and environmental impact of their assessment management and refinancing service within their commercial services division.  The project aims to undertake a rigorous analysis of approximately 20 Housing Co-operatives that have successfully accessed refinancing through the CHF Canada program.  The objective is to understand the full value that Housing Co-ops are getting from the …Read More

Region of Peel

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is currently working with the Region of Peel to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the existing Emergency Food System Distribution Network in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga, through a review and gap analysis. Determination of the current system will be measured based on the perspective of the key stakeholders including food providers, organizations and food bank clients. The project uses a mixed methods approach including 11 focus groups, …Read More

Ontario Student Nutrition Program Network

The goal of the OSNPN is to build awareness, support, and sustainability so that students across Ontario can experience the positive social, academic and health outcomes that are often associated with increasing access to healthy foods in schools. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is currently working with OSNPN to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of its Food and Logistics efforts in order to identify challenges and opportunities related to procuring and delivering food to …Read More

Regional Diversity Roundtable

Regional Diversity Roundtable has been working on increasing equity, diversity, and inclusion in the Region of Peel and began its work several years ago by developing a Diversity and Inclusion Charter.  The D&I Charter was endorsed by many organizations across the region.  RDR then developed a self-assessment tool so organizations could begin to identify areas for improvement on their journey toward realizing greater diversity and inclusion.  Eco-Ethonomics was hired in …Read More

Computers for Success Canada

Computers for Schools is a national program which consists of nine provincial and territorial partners across the country that receive, refurbish and deliver electronics to schools in their province.  The supply of electronics consists primarily of those used and then donated by the Federal Government and then distributed by the National Technology Centre to provincial and territorial partners.  Eco-Ethonomics’ team of consultants were hired by Computers for Success Canada to …Read More

Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. and associates is currently working with the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada to clarify their asset management and refinancing services and conduct an evaluation of the social and economic impact of that these services have had on participating housing co-operatives. This will assist the organization in further clarifying and quantifying the true value that these fee-for-service products have for their clients, so as to refine marketing and promotional …Read More

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre

Eco-Ethonomics worked with Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre to conduct a thorough program evaluation of the LOFT Youth Centre for Social Enterprise and Innovation over the course of a four-month period. The evaluation report was used to make decisions about re-designing the programs and engagement strategy for at-risk youth, restructuring and renovating the entire facility. The project helped to provide strategic advice and recommendations founded on consultation and evidence to allow …Read More

St. Leonard’s Place Peel

Eco-Ethonomics assisted the senior management team at St. Leonard’s Place Peel to expand their residential housing program by 42 beds. The process included researching and developing a business case for demonstrating the community need for an expanded housing facility, constructing a theory of change and logic model for the program, and developing evaluation framework, tools and reporting mechanisms. The program designed was launched after a major building expansion project and …Read More

FoodSecure Canada

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. worked with Food Secure Canada to evaluate its national EAT, THINK, VOTE campaign. Food Secure Canada and its partners organized food events across the country to engage citizens and candidates in the upcoming federal election (October 2015) on making a national food policy a priority and eventually a reality in Canada. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. was contracted to evaluate the efforts of this campaign. Through the evaluation process, Eco-Ethonomics interviewed EAT, THINK, …Read More