Join Our Community
LOCO is building stronger communities with applied research of the policies and practices of a fair and just economy, contributing to a world where resilient communities are based on shared economic prosperity.
It’s of the utmost importance to us that we remain connected to, and directly serve the needs of, businesses who are advancing best practices in employment, purchasing, environmental stewardship, and other values.
Businesses who join the community will:
- Be connected to a network of other like-minded businesses, who are committed to supporting strong communities and a strong local economy.
- Get discounted tickets to events and workshops.
- Be listed on our directory - used by businesses, institutions and government departments to source from the best local suppliers.
- Have an opportunity to measure and promote your impact through our Community Impact Assessment.
- Be able to advertise employment opportunities to a wide network.
- Receive BC Buy Local campaign materials - in-store branding, media, social media and advertising opportunities for our consumer-facing businesses.
- Be offered the chance to participate in our growing body of research on the impacts of independent businesses and your voice heard on the issues and challenges that are most important to you.
- Have access to exclusive community offers and plans - business service discounts, group or individual health and dental, critical illness and RRSP plans.