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Business Planning

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

Inspirations Studio

Inspirations Studio is a social enterprise of Sistering – A Woman’s Place, that provides education to low-income women for creating and selling pottery. The purpose of this social enterprise is to empower women with the tools required for success while promoting women’s expression and creativity.  The enterprise delivers a quality product and sales revenue provides women with supplemental income and needed support services. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is providing intensive business coaching and sales …Read More

A-Way Express Courier

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is currently working with A-Way Express Courier in Toronto to further develop their social enterprise model and assess the market for opportunities within the courier and delivery industry.  A-Way Express Courier has led in providing a social purpose courier service by using public transportation and employing/supporting individuals with lived experience of mental illness. Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is helping A-Way Express Courier to develop their brand and marketing strategy, as well …Read More

Greenest City

The Eco-Ethonomics Team is working closely with Greenest City to develop a business plan for a Rooftop Urban Greenhouse social enterprise in the City of Toronto.  The planning process will combine the efforts of a project team to develop and refine a business model that will position the social enterprise for success in cultivating local, fresh produce within the city and selling it to local food retailers. The process will …Read More

SIRCH Community Services

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is currently working with SIRCH in Haliburton Ontario in assessing the market and developing their social enterprise model for their “Need a Hand” program.  The program matches people who have the time, skills and desire to offer their services for odd jobs in the community, to those who have a need for some assistance in a similar area.  The project involves working closely with the senior staff at SIRCH to …Read More

Canadian Hearing Society

Eco-Ethonomics Inc. is working with the senior management team and internal champions at the Canadian Hearing Society to assess the feasibility of multiple business activities currently operating within the organization.  The process will include in-depth business planning on a defined set of core services that have the potential to be integrated into an accessibility solutions social enterprise model.  The project includes a 4-6 month planning process which begins with feasibility, progresses through …Read More

Green IT

Eco-Ethonomics worked closely with Green IT, a social enterprise owned and operated by Green Communities Canada, to facilitate a business planning process with the current staff.  The business offers a number of information technology support and training services to small-to-medium sized organizations, including IT support, website design and hosting, teleconferencing and webinar services, as well as, e-learning seminars on how to utilize collaborative technology. Our work included market research, financial …Read More

Mississauga Packaging and Assembly

Eco-Ethonomics is currently working with the Senior Leadership at Community Living Mississauga (CLM) to plan and develop a new core strategy for their social purpose enterprise.  CLM has operated Mississauga Packaging and Assembly for over 15 years, a social enterprise which offers employment opportunities to individuals with developmental disabilities.  Eco-Ethonomics is facilitating a full review of the business and its current operations, legal structure, market research, development of business strategy, …Read More

LOFT Kitchen Business Planning

Eco-Ethonomics has facilitated and coached key staff and senior management at Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre to complete a business plan for their social enterprise, LOFT Kitchen.  LOFT Kitchen is a café/catering SE scheduled to open for business in Feb 2014 and will provide an inclusive, barrier free environment complemented with culinary delights to the community in a storefront café on Bloor St. in Toronto and through catering special events and …Read More