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.
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
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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?
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.
By Jamar Johnson, Manager of HR Systems and Quality Management and lead for Comcast NBCUniversal’s Black Employee Network
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.
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.
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.