SDG Related Practices in our Colleges and Institutes


“There is a pent-up desire to learn from each other and share best practices in social impact activation.” I

This guide highlights how our individual and collective institutional social infrastructure provides both anchors for our local communities and important levers in the global transformation to Build Back Better. The following categories are the five dimensions of our social impact:

  1. Finance and Administration
  2. Academic
  3. Student and Community
  4. Physical Infrastructure 
  5. Applied Research
  6. Governance
  7. International
<img src="social_impact_graphic-01.png" alt="A graphic of concentric circles with social impact in the middle and the five categories in five circles: Applied Research, Physical Infrastructure, Academic, Student and Community and Finance and Administration">

I – Maximizing the Capacities of Advanced Education Institutions to Build Social Infrastructure for Canadian Communities (White Paper by SFU and the McConnell Foundation, 2017)