“You wouldn’t even think to even have an opportunity like this except the Bissell turned out and they’re holding something like this and it turns out to be a bonus for those looking to get ahead in life.”
“From a western perspective we understand very well industrial enterprise, and we are very good at doing that. And the indigenous world view takes into account deeper spiritual connections that underlie those relationships.”
“Working as a nonprofit we built something together that was about not trying to keep everything for yourself,” says Lindsay.
“I love that I wake up every day knowing my work aligns with my values. We are working to create a different future and a better world.”
“It was Rajan Rathnavalu from Newo Global Energy who stole the show for me… With very few powerpoint slides and whole lot of heart, Rajan lead us through his story and how Newo came to be. We talked about wahkohtowin – a Cree word meaning kinship and connectedness.”
“When you look to serving community first, there is a sense of deep satisfaction and happiness that comes from knowing your actions are doing good in the world. That spirit reflects what I hope the new economy will look like.”
“Business is the way forward and our generation is told we are the ones who need to save the planet. This is a way we can do business and help the planet as well.”