How Government Support for Social Enterprise can Reduce Poverty and Green House Gases

Summary: 

A new Errol Black Chair paper explains how a combination of governmental policies and initiatives in Manitoba allows social enterprises to reduce Manitoba’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while training and employing Inner City workers. The provincial government and Manitoba Hydro are supporting social enterprises so they can work in two emerging ‘green’ sectors: building retrofits and alternative energy installations.

 

Publication date: 
Jan 2016
Author: 
Lynne Fernandez
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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