Common Good Solutions (CGS) is transforming the way business is done. They are committed to the sustainability of rural Nova Scotia, working with clients and hosting pro-bono capacity building events across the province
CGS was the first B-Corp certified company in Atlantic Canada. B Corps are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. In April 2017, CGS became Nova Scotia’s first Community Interest Company (CIC) under the Community Interest Company Act. Operating as a CIC requires annual reporting on community impact, and a commitment to invest a minimum of 60% of surplus profit into a cause that will further a social mission in the region.
Saint Mary’s University students are invited to participate in a tour of Common Good Solutions, taking place on Wednesday, February 12 at 1:30 pm.
To sign up for this tour, register here.