EconoUs2018: An Economy that Works for All, followed the broad themes of:


(inclusive communities)


(sustainable economies)


(local prosperity)

Local livelihoods, local prosperity, sustainable community economic development, and the overall health of communities and people can be strengthened by new and exciting initiatives that unite environmental, economic and social goals, in areas such as:


  • Agriculture & Food Production
  • Environment
  • Community Finance
  • Inclusive Prosperity
  • Connecting for change
  • Business Development
  • Local and Social procurement
  • Indigenous Economic Development
  • Public Policy
  • Storytelling & Organizing
  • Organizational Change
  • Leadership Skills for a New Economy
  • Employment Development
  • Innovations for inclusive and sustainable community economies
  • Social Impact measurement