Podcast

Social Value Marketplace Podcast: Episode 3 with Tim Coldwell, Chandos

Jul 31st, 2020
Listen to Episode 3: Chandos Construction a Leader in Social Procurement with Tim Coldwell
Headshot of Tim Coldwell wearing a navy suit and sitting with his hands clasped on a table.

Chandos Construction is a 100 percent employee owned, 40-year-old construction firm operating in cities across Canada. It is also a Certified B Corporation and a leader in social hiring and social procurement. Tim Coldwell is president of the company. His story is a compelling one. He is Mohawk and self-identifies as having been a youth at risk.

In this episode of Buy Social Canada’s Social Value Marketplace podcast Tim shares his story of having found a second family in Chandos construction. From there we explore how this remarkable company practices social hiring and social procurement as a matter of course and intention. We discuss how social enterprises, firms like Chandos, municipalities, and the federal government are shaping a Social Value Marketplace that could take root as we look through and beyond COVID19.

You can learn more about Chandos Construction at www.chandos.com.

Visit this link to get your copy of Marketplace Revolution — from Concentrated Wealth to Community Capital by David Lepage. 

This podcast is brought to you by Buy Social Canada in collaboration with Axiom News.

Related Podcasts

Canadian Social Enterprises create healthy, vibrant communities by supporting persons with disabilities

In Canada, there are nearly 645,000 individuals with disabilities aged 25-64 who are able to work, but not currently employed (Statistics Canada). Work is something which brings meaning to many […]

June 2022 Newsletter

Read our June newsletter to learn about our new grant fund for social value suppliers, CBA research that shows a paradigm shift in the industry, a new member of the […]

Westbank contracts Buy Social Canada to assist with CBA implementation on 150 West Georgia Project

Buy Social Canada is proud to announce that we have been selected by Westbank as their Independent Third-Party Monitor contractor to support them in meeting the City of Vancouver’s Community Benefit […]