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2020-08-11 - #093

Improving the Flourishing Business Canvas through Design Experiments in Belgium, Sweden and Canada 

This month our speakers are Nicole Norris, Manager, Centre for Changemaking and Social Innovation, Georgian College. Peter JonesFaculty of Design, Strategic Foresight and Innovation, OCAD University, and Maya HoveskogSchool of Business, Engineering and Science, Halmstad University  

Join this group of First Explorers from Canada, Sweden and Belgium who will present an exciting update to the Flourishing Business Canvas. Inspired by graduate work under Peter Jones in the OCAD University Strategic Foresight and Innovation program, this presentation will outline how this collaboration unfolded and produced new approaches working with the Flourishing Business Canvas. This presentation will also offer a chance to explore the new canvas tools developed to help users' in their ability to model in three dimensions - social, environmental, and economic sustainability - at once. For participants of the meeting, this talk will provide valuable learning on how to integrate sustainability planning in organizations, and how design methodologies can be a power approach to developing accessible business model innovation tools and activities.

As usual, we are meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 
  • Time: 90 minutes starting  13h30 PDT (UTC-7) / 16h30 EST (UTC-4) / 21h30 BST (UTC+1) / 22h30 CEST (UTC+2) / 05h30 JST (UTC+9 +1 day)

To join the meeting please see the face-to-face and virtual logistics posted to our LinkedIn Group in this post (join the group to access).

The slides presented plus a link to the unedited recording of this meeting will be available via our GoogleDrive in the folder for this months meeting. 

Anyone who joins the LinkedIn forum is considered a member of this group and is welcome to join at the meeting

The link to the recording of the meeting will be posted as a comment to the Linkedin Post about this meeting, along with on-going discussion about the meeting by our members.  A copy of the recording will be stored in the GoogleDrive folder for this months meeting.

Attendance list is updated at the event to record attendance (if a location is not provided participant was F2F in Toronto)


  • Nicole Norris, Georgian College, Barrie Canada

  • Maya Hoveskog, Halmstaad University, Sweden

  • Peter Jones, Faculty of Design, Strategic Foresight and Innovation, OCAD University, Toronto, CANADA

  • Christine Martin - SFI'er!

  • Lori Farley, Intonovus Canada, Calgary Alberta, Canada

  • Simon Robinson, Holonomics, Brazil

  • Tim Posselt, Desklight Research and Consulting, Toronto and Germany

  • Stephen Davies, Transformation by Design, Adjunct Professor, SFI Program, OCAD U.

  • Koen Miseur, policy advisor Flemish Government Belgium

  • Panagiotis (Panos) Panagiotakopoulos Better My Business, Toronto, ON

  • Josh Harrower; I learned about this group some time ago through the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto; I am in Toronto

  • Gryph Theriault- Loubier, Creative Commons Canada and University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

  • Douglas Worts, Culture & Sustainability Specialist, WorldViews Consulting, Toronto, Canada 

  • Michael Sillion, Captain Future of the Future Navigators in Sweden