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Kylee GuentherKylee Guenther is the keynote speaker at the EPIC Social Enterprise Forum on Thursday, March 12.

Forum to showcase social enterprises

The problems facing the world today are complex and abstract, but a field challenging business to make a positive impact is on the rise: social entrepreneurship.

The Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre) will host a forum March 12 showcasing the many unique social enterprises within the local community.

Hear extraordinary stories, discover how social entrepreneurs are contributing to common purpose, and connect with like-minded individuals at the EPIC Social Enterprise Forum.

Keynote speaker Kylee Guenther is the CEO of Pivot Materials, a Detroit-based social impact business that is reforming the plastics industry. A panel will feature founders of other environmental businesses GreenerBins Compost, Green Tree Ontario and Green City Plastics. Attendees will also have a chance to hear from the 2019 Libro-EPIC Social Innovator cohort.

It all starts Thursday at 4 p.m. at the Green Bean Café, 2320 Wyandotte St. W. For more information and to register for this event, visit the event webpage.