Rise Impact Program
As a team that works mostly in a remote and virtual environment, we live and work across a variety of Traditional Territories. We conduct our work mainly from Treaty 7 Territory, and the Traditional Territories of the Siksikaitsitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy): Siksika, Kainai, and Pikani; the Îyâxe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda); the Tsuut’ina Nation; and the Ktunaxa ?amaki?is, the homelands of the Ktunaxa Peoples. We also acknowledge the Métis Nation of Alberta and the Kootenay Region of the Métis Nation of British Columbia.
We acknowledge that we support organizations that impact and are in proximity to, and on the Traditional Territories of, a variety of Indigenous Communities and organizations. As we live our purpose and advance Truth and Reconciliation, we listen, learn and reflect as we build and share knowledge about the interconnectivity with the land and those who have and continue to steward it. Following reflection, we act, as we respond to the call to Reconciliation and support the creation of a more equitable and inclusive society for all.
The Rise Impact Program is part of our commitment to actively working toward creating an ethical culture through giving and philanthropic actions. We believe that it is important to nourish relationships before and after financial support is made. We proudly put into action what we consult with out own clients about; including philanthropic endeavours that align with Elder’s teachings about the “four Rs”;
Along with other activities we participate in throughout the year which support the Rise Impact Program, our triple bottom line approach funds the Program. The Program includes investing in not-for-profit organizations that, like us, support the rising presence of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. We also donate through our Rise Sharing Knowledge Series and our contribute to the Indspire Building Brighter Futures Bursary Program.