BBOT Members Define and Articulate Social Purpose


The Burnaby Board of Trade and The Social Purpose Institute of the United Way entered a strategic partnership to grow Burnaby as a hub for social purpose driven businesses. We are thrilled that Burnaby Board of Trade members Chandos Construction, Return-it, Royal Printers and Traction on Demand have completed the Social Purpose Innovators Program that helped these businesses to define their social purpose or their social reason for being. In an an interactive, cohort-based program that guides companies through the journey of determining their best-fit Social Purpose. The Innovators Lab is a 12 month peer collaboration of 8 values-based businesses.

Here, participants work with peers and expert facilitators through a proven process of research and ideation to develop the company’s enduring north star. .To find out more, please visit