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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Calgary's Municipal Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) Program

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to the voluntary or regulated activities of companies that serve to responsibly integrate social, environmental and economic goals into their operations. As CSR is gaining traction with top corporations around the world, it is not limited to conventional for-profit corporations. Structured like a corporation but with an innate duty to serve its citizens, local government is... more »

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Social Good Credit Grant Program

The SCG Program is an initiative that essentially offers communities a grant that can be used to fund community focussed green initiatives in return for community-led volunteer events that are centred on the environment and environmental stewardship. Once the community association and its volunteers complete an event they would receive the SCG and put it towards green initiatives in their community.

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

The Viability Index: A Tool for a Resilient City

The Viability Index is a prototype emerging from the Better Housing Lab - a CMHC-supported solutions lab focused on exploring how environmental performance can be integrated into the economic model of affordable housing projects in order to enhance the long-term livability and viability of projects. As an interdisciplinary team of city-builders looked to answer this challenge, a core question emerged: 'How might we surface... more »

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