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Social Innovation Canada's webinar spotlight on Employee Ownership Trusts: an IRP Project, May 8th

SI Canada Investment Readiness Webinar – Employee Ownership Trusts

Monday, May 8, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET, FREE

You’re invited to Social Innovation Canada’s Investment Readiness Webinar series, to learn about employee ownership trusts.

Find out how employee ownership can support social equity and build an inclusive and resilient economy within communities. Gain insights on the current state of this work in Canada and the Canadian Employee Ownership Coalition, and learn about specific considerations for small impact businesses and Social Purpose Organizations. 

The event will start with a brief presentation followed by an engaging panel discussion with key insights and perspectives. Sign up today!

Read the case study in English and French

Learn more about employee ownership:

Rewrite Capital Advisors
Social Capital Partners (SCP)
Canadian Employee Ownership Coalition (CEOC)

Meet the Speakers

  • Tiara Letourneau, Co-Founder and CEO of Rewrite Capital Advisors 
  • Jon Shell, Managing Director and Partner of Social Capital Partners
  • Chad Friesen, CEO of Friesens Corporation

All speakers are Steering Committee members of the Canadian Employee Ownership Coalition (CEOC) 

What you’ll learn:

  • The key elements of an EOT structure 
  • Opportunities and how to overcome challenges in establishing employee ownership
  • Advice for business owners and SPOs interested in moving into an EOT structure
  • Qualities of a successful EOT

Who is this for?

This event is for anyone interested in learning more about employee ownership trusts. It would be most relevant to non-profits, charities, co-operatives, social enterprises, and for-profits with a social mission, investors, funds, and policymakers.

CLICK HERE to register

About the Investment Readiness Webinars:

Through a partnership with the Investment Readiness Program, Social Innovation Canada (SI Canada) is working to grow and strengthen the social innovation and social finance (SISF) ecosystem by providing information, opportunities, resources, and connections that will help Social Purpose Organizations (SPOs) to become “investment ready”, promote their services, and discuss barriers faced in getting investment ready.

Explore the investment readiness journey of SPOs (charities, nonprofits, social enterprises, co-operatives, and for-profit social enterprises), learn from thought leaders and experts in the social enterprise and social finance field, and connect with others in the ecosystem during our virtual, live events.