The Canvas Workshop

Teia (Medium)
Teia Marina Gavrilescu – Founder

The Canvas Shop is a social enterprise organised as a limited liabilitycompany, owned by Viitorplus as shareholder who carries on its economic activity in order to support the environmental and social mission of offering an ecological alternative to plastic bags and of providing jobs for people with disabilities. The profit generated by the social enterprise will be used to achieve the NGO mission – reforestation of areas from Romania with less than 5% forest.


What is the social impact of your business?

So far, we have produced more than 88.000 bags and considering that one canvas bag replace an average of 156 plastic bags we can conclude that more than 13.728.000 plastic bags have been replaced by ourr products. We have also helped 13 people to enter the job market, hired 23 people during their 6 years of activity and have a growing client portfolio.

What do you want to achieve by being part of Impact Hub Scaling?

We wish to develop a base of B2B customers focusing on organizations and institutions in the EU.

Please give us one interesting fact about you.

More than 13.728.000 plastic bags have been replaced by our products. 

Learn more about The Canvas Workshop Here.

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Impact Hub Scaling is an international program designed for social enterprises ready to scale locally & internationally, to enable entrepreneurs with innovative solutions, to successfully scale-up, drive social innovation forward and create positive impact. The program gets supported by J.P. Morgan, Fondazione Cariplo, Stavros Niarchos FoundationFondazione CRT as well as the European Commission’s FP7 Programme – BENISI Project. Find out more

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