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Community Investment in Tough Economic Times

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As companies navigate the economic climate, community investment budgets are often impacted. Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Forestry, Retail... the list of companies working through change is endless and ever-changing itself!

Among those that have experienced declines in community investment budgets, companies within LBG Canada demonstrate that a community footprint can be maintained, in partnership with stakeholders.

Investing in Employee Experience - Engagement Through Volunteering

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While more and more studies are being published that link employee engagement to volunteer experiences, Chris Jarvis of Realized Worth will tell you that too many companies are missing opportunities to truly engage their employees.  Why?  Because they are thinking about

This Free Course on Employee Volunteering Is What You've Been Looking For!

Transform employee volunteerism with free online course ‘Empathy in Motion: The Power of Employee Volunteering’
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Companies across the globe are gatekeepers of a valuable experience for employees, providing support and resources for employees to take action and make a difference in the communities where they live and work.

As a corporate social responsibility leader you realize that providing volunteer opportunities and support can build morale, encourage team building, increase productivity and help to develop and build your company culture.

But what’s the best way to create or strengthen volunteer programs? 

Imagine Canada and LBG Canada Partner to Strengthen Corporate Impact on Communities

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TORONTO, March 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Imagine Canada, a national advocate on behalf of a strong charitable sector, has joined forces with London Benchmarking Group (LBG) Canada, a resource for companies seeking to impact community through community investment, employee volunteering and giving programming. Together, LBG Canada companies and Imagine Canada Caring Companies will set the highest standard in community investment.

How Comcast’s Internet Essentials Puts Opportunity at a Family’s Fingertips

By Jamar Johnson, Manager of HR Systems and Quality Management and lead for Comcast NBCUniversal’s Black Employee Network
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For the Watson family, it is the people behind the history makers that spark their interest.

Meet Everel Watson, a single mother of four, who works tirelessly to teach her children to appreciate not just the individuals who make it into the history books, but also the people who helped shape the course of their lives. Living in the house their grandmother grew up in, and hearing about her life first-hand, has afforded Everel’s children a unique perspective on African American history.

More Bang for Your Buck: How to Ensure Effective Company Giving

Domtar shares three lessons on how to make community investment really make a difference within communities, while maximizing efficiency at the same time.
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by Paige Goff, VP, Sustainability and Business Communications, Domtar

Coming Together to Give Back

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By Aaron Saenz, Network Maintenance Supervisor for Comcast Cable

I first joined Comcast 21 years ago as a cable technician, right out of high school, and the pace of change since then has been rapid, especially in the last several years. But what hasn’t changed are the hearts of the people I work with every day, and that was reinforced for me again in the last few weeks.

LBG Canada November Regional Meeting Series

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October 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals are an opportunity for companies to communicate their impact vision as a part of a global movement. 

Learn the value of mapping your community investment and social impact vision to the Sustainable Development Goals at one of LBG Canada's Regional Meetings this November!

LBG Canada will be hosting these half-day meetings in Toronto (November 7), Vancouver (November 21), Saskatchewan (November 24), and Calgary (November 30).

The cost for the session is $50.00 per participant. 

Serving up Goodness in the Workplace – The World’s Most Powerful (and Cost Effective) Employee Benefit

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Many believe that the relentless pursuit to offer the next compelling employee benefit that will attract and retain the talent companies need is a “race to the bottom.” But there’s a gem sitting right in front of us that is shinier than any trendy perk. Hint: it’s not free yoga classes, the drink fridge or bring-your-dog-to-work Fridays. It’s the idea of delivering up Goodness as part of the employee experience, which is even more powerful in a global context, as businesses continue to be challenged to create a unified corporate culture that transcends borders and leverages diversity.

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