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Beyond the Corporate Office: Our Co-working Space!

Posted by Haleigh King on Jan 16, 2017 4:45:52 PM

 

If you work in the start-up community, you are most likely very familiar with the term "community space" or "co-working space." To those outside of our working conditions, these terms might be a little confusing. 

Here at Textbooks for Change, we love sharing our office with like-minded hustlers who plan on using innovative tactics to change the world. What is it like to work in a co-working space? We are about to tell you!

But first, you can check out some unique Toronto based co-working spaces here: 

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Topics: Change in the Community

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion as a B Corp

Posted by Haleigh King on Dec 8, 2016 4:50:00 PM

 

"Using business as a force for good." This isn't just a statement for Textbooks for Change it's the way we conduct business and create social and environmental impact. 

Here at T4C, we know we can always improve on our triple bottom line. A unique opportunity came our way after attending the monthly Toronto B Corp Breakfast. 

What better way to start 2017 off than with a Diversity and Inclusion Challenge challenge? 

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Topics: Social Entrepreneurship, Change in the Community

3 Highlights from the Fall Semester!

Posted by Brady Burke on Nov 23, 2016 4:55:00 PM

It's been a big semester so far at Textbooks for Change! We are continuing to expand across Ontario, our Ambassadors are setting up tons of events on campus, and community members have donated tens of thousands of used textbooks! 

In this blog post, we highlight 3 of our big moments from across our social enterprise and B Corp this Fall Semester. 

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Topics: Change in the Community, Change on Campus, Our Journey, Global Education

Part 1: 13 Causes to Support On Campus

Posted by Brady Burke on Nov 16, 2016 3:33:00 PM

Over the last two years, we've had the opportunity to support dozens of charities and not-for-profits on campus by running textbook drives with student organizations. Our ambassadors and campus partners love supporting causes that create meaningful change, whether that is increasing awareness about a cause, supporting global development, or fundraising for research. 

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Topics: Resources and Tips, Change on Campus

5 Simple Ways to Increase Textbook Donations to Your Dropbox

Posted by Adam Frye on Nov 1, 2016 6:01:00 PM

We've been collaborating with university and colleges for over 2 years now. We love working with our passionate dropbox hosts who enable their students and staff to donate textbooks every year. Every year, our partners reach out with ideas or questions about how to increase their textbook donations and overall social impact.

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Topics: Resources and Tips, Change on Campus

5 Tips for Creating a Social Impact Strategy

Posted by Haleigh King on Oct 24, 2016 9:03:00 AM

Have you ever been in a meeting when a partner or sponsor has asked you to prove your company’s impact or claim that they are doing good? You work and believe in that B Corp, charity or social enterprise, but sometimes it’s hard to effectively communicate how you are contributing to the greater good.

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Topics: Social Entrepreneurship, Resources and Tips, Our Journey, Global Education

12 Students Creating Change on Campus

Posted by Brady Burke on Oct 17, 2016 5:15:00 PM

Going to University and College is a lot of work for any student. Luckily, we've met some amazing students who are going out of their way to make a change this year. 

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Topics: Change on Campus

Social Enterprise Belongs in the Classroom

Posted by Haleigh King on Oct 13, 2016 2:02:00 PM

At Textbooks for Change, we believe it’s time to challenge the societal norm that ‘a business must maximize profit.’

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Topics: Social Entrepreneurship, Global Education

Focusing Our Social Enterprise on Education

Posted by Chris Janssen on Oct 12, 2016 6:18:42 PM

In 2012, I was first introduced to concept of micro-finance and the impact this movement was creating across the world through social enterprise classes at univeristy. 

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Topics: Social Entrepreneurship, Global Education

5 Tips for Writing Final Exams

Posted by Haleigh King on Oct 12, 2016 6:04:00 PM

Exam Time! 

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Topics: Resources and Tips, Change on Campus

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