We are developing the next generation of social entrepreneurs, impact fund managers, and non-profit leaders.
The HSBC Social Innovation Academy is a non-profit organization that operates experiential learning programs for youth interested in the intersections of impact with research, finance, design.
2007: Our team founded the UBC Sauder Centre for Social Innovation & Impact Investing (SauderS3i) with a focus on social venture incubation and cultivating student talent through a summer internship program.
2012: We launched the Innovation Hub, an incubator focused on growing social enterprises in BC.
2016: With the support of McConnell Foundation, we helped launch the RECODE Initiative at UBC as well as the UBC Impact Fund.
2019: We launched the HSBC Social Innovation Academy with the mission to expand training and internship opportunities for youth across Canada.
Today: We have worked with over 60 youth through our SIA Fellowship and SIA Analyst Programs, and have provided project support to over 75 social enterprises.
LED BY PEOPLE WHO WERE IN YOUR SHOES, NOT TOO LONG AGO
The HSBC Social Innovation Academy acknowledges that Indigenous peoples are the traditional guardians of this land that we call Canada, where we live and work.
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