Archive for Topic: Canada

News stories about the climate crisis are unsettling at best. The Brazilian rainforest is on fire. Arctic glaciers are melting at alarming rates. People in the southern hemisphere are migrating in massive numbers. Aquifers are drying up across the globe. Europeans, who we tend to think live in the bastion of Western comforts, have suffered…

Why We Went 1 Percent

Why we joined 1% for the Planet, how it works, and which environmental organizations we are supporting as a new business member.

In my over twelve years of living here, I have found that the country’s kindness and warmth abounds and that, despite the generally freaking cold geographical climate, its friendliness gets expressed in many different and distinct ways. Mostly it’s in the conversations, populated with a lot of sorries, sureness, and substance.

In my estimation, Draplin is the most respected designer in North America these days. In no small part it’s because he embodies a real desire among young, (and old), designers to create logos, identities, products, and inventions that have lasting value and that are based upon the tried and true work of the past.

We have a lot of clients in the United States and overseas. Tomorrow, Manoverboard will be closed for Canada Day, a holiday which should not only be a time for celebration, but a time for reflection. Canada Day is Momentous The day recognizes the British North American Act of 1867 which officially combined three Canadian provinces…

For the first time since its inception, Earth Day in Canada will now be a year-long event. Starting on April 22nd, 2015, the national launch will encourage all Canadians to reduce their carbon footprint by 20% by 2020. The focus is on commuting and the Earth Day website indicates 25 different “commuting acts” you can take….

B the Change, Winnipeg

Yesterday, five B Corporations in Winnipeg came together at the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Our luncheon was called “The Future of Business: B Corporations in Winnipeg” and our focus was on starting a conversation in the city on corporate social responsibility, the evolution of business, and the power of B Corporations who are speaking…

Dollar for dollar, email newsletters provide one of the very best returns on marketing investment. Although emails’ demise has been predicted for 20 years, it still stands that well-written, relevant bits of content, delivered directly (and ideally, regularly) to the inboxes of interested subscribers is a winning solution for businesses and nonprofits large and small. And the very best email…

You may have recently noticed an influx of emails in your inbox from organizations that you receive digital newsletters from. This is due to new anti-spam laws implemented in Canada that are taking effect on July 1st. The new legislation, also known as CASL for Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation, requires all organizations and businesses to obtain…

Manoverboard is happy to announce that it is now powered by Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider. In keeping with our mandate of environmental sustainability, Bullfrog Power’s generators match the amount of energy used at Manoverboard and inject 100% green electricity back onto the grid. The energy comes from clean, renewable sources such as…

As a member organization of 1% for the Planet, Manoverboard gives the equivalent of one percent of all revenues to select nonprofit partners that are benefiting the environment.

Manoverboard is a Certified B Corporation, which means that we meet ongoing, rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.