Community Investment

Take the LBG Canada Mini Survey - Executive Spend

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October 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Take the LBG Canada Mini Survey and tell us how your company acknowledges Executive interest in community!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/295NZH9

The LBG Canada program provides community investment professionals with data analytics to inform long term strategy, daily work, impact measurement and corporate reporting.

Register for the LBG Model & Impact Measurement Discussion Series With LBG Canada

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Impact Measurement doesn't need to be difficult, finding the right metric is easier than you think!

Are you interested in Impact Measurement? Join the conversation!

October 11th, 2018

10 AM PST / 11 AM MST / 1 PM EST / 2 PM AST

To register, please contact: communications@simpactsg.com.

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How Companies Can Make a BIG Impact This Charitable Season

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More companies are taking an employee-centric approach to their CSR programs with three key social impact trends in mind that help engage more people, maximize their impact and foster compelling, purpose-driven workplace cultures. 

Check out our infographic to find out what these three trends are and how you can leverage them to do even more good this charitable season and beyond.

Does Community Investment Matter? - LBG Canada Data Series

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We ask ourselves this question all the time. While there are exceptions, at best community investment represents 1% of a company's pre-tax profit.

If "how much" is the only priority, some will consider community investment insignificant as compared to any company's total operating budget.

At LBG Canada, our priority is effectiveness, not how much companies give. Effectiveness can be measured by community partner impact, by employee and stakeholder engagement, or whether business benefits were achieved.

Employers: How Much Volunteer Time Is the "Right" Amount During the Work Day?

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More time to volunteer doesn't always equal more participation. Participation increases when employees have 1-2 volunteer days.

Executive champions, encouragement, celebrating impact - these features of world-class programs are more likely to increase participation than more or unlimited days.

Are your Community Investment programs having impact? Join the conversation!

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The State of Corporate Community Investment

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August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Corporate Citizenship’s LBG member network of corporate community investment (CCI) professionals, has conducted an annual survey for the past two years on trends, innovations and what the future holds for CCI. Last year, headlines from Australia and New Zealand revealed:

Employers - How Many Hours of Volunteer Time is the Right Amount?

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84% of LBG Canada companies seek to engage employees by encouraging volunteerism during work hours (DwH).

Analytics show that more DwH time doesn't increase participation. It may lead to the opposite!

Executive champions, communications, celebrating impact - these features of world-class programs are more likely to increase participation than more or unlimited days.

Interested in the LBG Canada Network? Join the conversation!

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Employee Giving: An Engagement Opportunity

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Since 2006, employees of LBG Canada companies have contributed almost $400 million to communities, approximately 1/3 of the total $1.2 billion leveraged from stakeholders.

Interested in the LBG Canada network? Join the conversation!

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LBG Canada Companies Predict 2018 Community Budget Increases

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50% of LBG Canada companies predict an increased community investment budget in 2018.

Greater appreciation of the value of community investment (23%) and increased employee interest (38%) are cited as influencing factors.

To learn more about what LBG Canada companies are doing in the community, visit: https://www.lbg-canada.ca/blog/category/data-stories/

Important Dialogue - Community Investment Has a Role to Play in a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

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Join LBG Canada companies on June 5, 2018 in Calgary, as we discuss community investment's role in a diversity and inclusion strategy.

Nikki King, Plant Manager & Community Relations Lead at Iron Mountain, joins panelists that include leaders influencing corporate thinking on abilities, LGBTQ inclusion, Action 92 and Indigenous inclusion, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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