Carla Heim

Carla Heim

Director, Sustainability Strategy and Operations

Carla Heim is Director, Sustainability Strategy and Operations at BDC (Business Development Bank of Canada), the only bank in Canada dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs. 

She has worked in Sustainability for more than a decade focused on the SMEs journey through economic, social and environmental impact. She is a leading figure in the national movement of entrepreneurs in the B Corp community who create for-profit companies that help build robust communities that are inclusively prosperous and climate resilient.  She now leads a team responsible for BDC’s sustainability strategy and operational engagement. A key focus is developing Sustainability tools and resources for SMEs that emphasize their opportunities for the future. 

Carla has thirty-plus years’ experience in owning, managing, advising and financing businesses.  She brings to entrepreneurs a singular mix of hands-on experience, deep expertise and successful sustainability integration.

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Investing and Building for the Future

Presented by Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Join us for an engaging and inspiring discussion that delves into the visionary world of responsible entrepreneurs who are shaping a sustainable future.

Why attend?

  • To discover how these passionate innovators lead with compassion and inclusivity, while focusing on the needs of generations yet to come.
  • To gain insights into the strategic choices they make today, with a keen eye on tomorrow's sustainability requirements.
  • And to learn how this forward-thinking approach not only benefits the environment but also fuels the success of their businesses.

Don't miss out on this dynamic discussion that promises to ignite your entrepreneurial spirit and drive positive change!