CCAB builds bridges between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples, businesses, and communities through diverse programming, providing tools, training, network building, major business awards, and national events.
Canada is experiencing a new social and political environment as it pertains to Indigenous people. Indigenous issues are top of mind for the Canadian public, more than any other time in history. In light of this new social reality, more and more Canadian businesses are becoming interested in the opportunities of working with Indigenous people. The exponential growth of Indigenous entrepreneurialism reveals a sophisticated and ambitious businessperson that is looking to partner, collaborate and succeed. Couple this with the groundswell of international support for Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, and it is easy to see the future is bright for Indigenous business.
The CCAB is strategically positioned to have an impact on facilitating positive and sustainable relations between the business sector and the Indigenous business communities. As the only national organization committed to Indigenous business, the Canadian business reality is an environment that is favourable for CCAB in its pursuit of success.
To foster sustainable business relations between First Nations, Inuit and Métis people and Canadian Business
To be the recognized source on commercial opportunities between First Nations, Inuit and Métis people and Canadian Business
Respect for First Nation, Inuit and Métis culture and values.
Maintain a high standard of business ethics.
Develop open, honest and transparent relationships with all stakeholders.