Media Coverage

Web Wars in Vancouver Magazine
December 2011

The Changing Face of Giving: Why Donors Choose Anonymity in the Globe and Mail
November 2011

The Social Network in Vacouver Magazine
September 2011

Social Finance Debutante Ball Set for Vancouver in Business in Vancouver
January 2011

Slow Money, Part 2: What Can You Do? in Business in Vancouver
January 2011

Root Problem: Forestry Skills Competition in Business in Vancouver
January 2011

“So You Want to be a Socially Responsible Investor?” Interview with Joel Solomon by Tile Financial
January 2011

“The Greatest Gift” in Whole Living Magazine
December 2010

B.C. Women in Social Activism in Vancouver Sun
October 2010

“Green Investing Essence of Renewal” in MOMpreneur Magazine
September/October 2010

“Unusual Childhood Inspired the Setting of Unique Goals” in Vancouver Sun
August 2010

“How Big Money Drives Social Change” in Vancouver Sun
August 2010

“A New Capitalism, Coloured Green” in Globe and Mail
April 2010

“Interview with Sarah Goodman, new VP at Tides Canada” in BC Business Online
July 2009

“The Unlikely Revolutionary” in Vancouver Magazine
May 2009

“Vacation Inspriration” in Monday Magazine
May 2009

“Paradise with Purpose” in Pique Newsmagazine
May 2009

Joel Solomon Featured on The Green Economy News
April 2009

“Flack Block celebrates its opening with City of Vancouver Heritage Award of Honour, and new innovative tenants” in re:Place Magazine
April 2009

“Making the Nonproft Leap: What You Need to Know” on Charity Village
March 2009

“Venture Philanthropy: Boldly Going Forward” on Charity Village
February 2009

“Three Developers Champion Conservation Considerations,” in The Vancouver Sun
January 2009

“Green Alpha: Can Investing Based on Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors Enhance Performance?”
October 2008

“Renewal for a Healthy Planet” in Make it Business: Inspiring Small Business to Think Big
September 2008

Duane Nickull Interviews Joel Solomon at Open Everything
September 2008

“Prophet Motives”: BC Business Magazine profiles Joel Solomon and Carol Newell and their role with Renewal
September 2008

“Former Chattanoogan Joel Solomon Working To Make The World Healthier”
September 1, 2008

“Hollyhock, Cortes Island BC; Learn Softly Under the Sky”: The Cascade Times profiles Hollyhock
July 2008

“Paying the price for heritage”: The Globe and Mail on heritage restorations in Vancouver, including The Flack Building.
July 3, 2008

“The Inheritance Problem”: Carol Newell quoted in article in BC Business
July 1, 2008

“Wholesome Investing”: Renewal2 President Paul Richardson quoted in Cover Story of Venture Capital Journal
July 1, 2008

“Business renewal”: Profile of Joel Solomon in Business in Vancouver
June 2008

“Eastern Promise”: Business in Vancouver highlights the Tides Renewal Centre
May 2008

“Good Fortune”: Carol Newell featured in More Magazine
May 2008

Spring 2008 Green Living magazine recognises Joel Solomon and Carol Newell as leaders in “Green Business” in Canada
April 2008

Joel Solomon featured on KCTS9’s About The Money (interview begins at 12 minutes and 50 seconds)
March 18, 2008

Carol Newell featured in Shared Vision Magazine
February 2008

Carol Newell featured in new book, Canadian Greatness, celebrating the spirit of philanthropy
December 5, 2007

Carol Newell in the National Post,”Who’s getting, who’s granting”
November 17, 2007

Carol Newell and Joel Solomon recognized in Vancouver Magazine’s 7th Annual Power 50 issue
November 2007

Joel Solomon Addresses Vancouver Board of Trade
May 10, 2007

Carol Newell featured in the Vancouver Sun’s article Hidden Philanthropist Ready to Help Others Follow Her Lead
August 19, 2005

Press Releases

Renewal2 Announces Partnership with CSRwire Canada
April 2009

Renewal Partners Announce Launch of Renewal2 Investment Fund
April 2009

Flack Block restoration kick-starts Hastings Street revitalization
April 15, 2008

Paradise with Purpose: Hollyhock Offers Tool for Change, Hope and Optimism
March 2009

Carol Newell Appointment as Member of the Order of Canada. Presented at the 100th Investiture of the Order of Canada
February 2007


Renewal would like to thank the photographers who have provided photos for this site, including Jaime Kowal for her photos of staff and Social Venture Institute, Kris Krug for his amazing shots featured in the Stories and contributions from staff, including Anna Strom, Lynne Whenham and Steven Ballegeer.