A small secretariat. A mighty community.
The Common Approach is part of the Government of Canada’s Investment Readiness Program and supports a long-term vision for social purpose organizations in Canada. The staff team acts as Secretariat and the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation at Carleton University provides an administrative platform.
The Common Approach is a community-driven initiative that’s growing across Canada and beyond every day.
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Lead and Assistant Professor, Accounting, Sprott School of Business
Kate is the convening force behind the group of values-driven staff, directors and partners that have come together to help articulate a flexible impact measurement standard. She anchors The Common Approach, ensuring our work remains values-driven and situated in dialogue with other standard setting and measurement initiatives.
Strategy and Operations Lead
Garth ensures that our team has the tools and systems in place to do our best work. He helps facilitate our shared strategy to achieve the Common Approach’s vision for impact measurement standards.
Partnerships and Standards Manager
Alicia is focused on collaborative work for a more equitable world. Through advocacy, capacity building and community building she ensures Common Approach remains community-driven and helps harness the power of a flexible approach to impact measurement.
Valerie applies her passion for story-telling and experience in environmental sustainability to clearly articulate the Common Approach’s mission and vision, and connect with our growing community.
Collaborator and Researcher
Cara applies critical thinking to how impact measurement can be an enabling tool for reciprocal relationships. Her work includes community engagement to decipher how the Common Approach can humbly and meaningfully continue on the path of reconciliation.
Learn more about the members of the Common Approach team here.