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CESO empowers people, businesses, communities and institutions to drive economic development and improve lives around the world and in Canada by sharing the right expertise and experience. A not-for-profit organization since 1967, CESO Advisors are volunteers who devote their time and energy toward economic and social change in more than 500 assignments each year. We enhance governance and drive economic growth by:  Strengthening capacity to engage, innovate and prosper  • Delivering the right expertise, experience and networks •   Fostering locally driven, sustainable solutions that are equitable, inclusive and environmentally responsible