LBG Canada

LBG Canada November Regional Meeting Series

Press Release

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. 

Engaging Millennials Through Employee Volunteering Programs

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Millennials are aware of, and expect, the companies that they work with and for to have a comprehensive CSR strategy, including employee volunteering programs.

Join Volinspire Tuesday, September 27 at 10:00 a.m. MST to learn how to engage current and prospective millennial employees through the use of technology to communicate your employee volunteering programs.

To register or to learn more, please contact communications@simpactsg.com.

SiMPACT Strategy Group Founder & CEO, Stephanie Robertson, to Speak at Volunteer Canada's In Good Company Forum

Press Release

CALGARY, AB., May 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - SiMPACT Strategy Group would like to announce that SiMPACT Founder and CEO, Stephanie Robertson, will be speaking at Volunteer Canada’s In Good Company Forum, June 8-9, 2016 in Toronto, ON. 

Measuring the Impact of Volunteering and of Volunteers

Blog

Written by LBG Canada Relationship Manager, Jennifer Eldridge

Many companies are seeking to measure and communicate the benefits of employee volunteer programs. Within LBG Canada, we have seen a steady rise in companies stating that they want to evaluate the employee experience, which is why we are incorporating volunteering measurement metrics into our soon to be launched Impact Measurement Framework.

Creating Impact Through Corporate Volunteering - What's Holding You Back?

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Written by LBG Canada Founder, Stephanie Robertson.

Every company that is committed to employee volunteering, wants an impactful program. Across the LBG Canada community, at least 80% of companies have encouraged some form of volunteering since benchmarking began in 2005.   

Achieving Impact! 2015 – Community Investment in Canada

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TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2015 /3BL Media/– In 2014, 36 LBG Canada companies invested $428 million dollars in community. When including funds leveraged from external stakeholders, this total increases to $551 million dollars. Over the course of the next two days, 65 community investment professionals will gather at the RBC Centre for Achieving Impact! 2015, the annual national conference for LBG Canada.

LBG Canada Trends in Employee Volunteering Programs

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LBG Canada is a network of companies seeking to maximize the impact of community investment for employees, society and the business. These companies understand the importance of volunteering:

Potential Challenges Impeding the Success of your Employee Volunteering Program

Blog

Having an employee volunteering program integrated within your company continues to be a growing expectation among Canadian companies. In 2013, 89% of LBG Canada companies report having an established volunteering program. Yet, community investment professionals can face low employee volunteering participation and even limited enthusiasm.

Based on LBG Canada audited company data and annual company survey responses, here are some potential challenges that those companies with an established volunteering program may see as an impediment to its success:

Creating an Employee Volunteer Program to Reflect Your Needs

Article

Creating a successful employee volunteering program is a process that requires recognizing a company’s individual context and circumstance to ensure the program fits its employee’s unique needs. 

Surveys taken by the London Benchmarking Group (LBG) Canada, indicate the following regarding employee volunteer programs: (1) 11 out of 36 companies have “no clear internal understanding of the value of employee volunteering”, (2) 13 out of 36 companies “lack of staffing resources to manage the program effectively”, and (3) 12 out of 36 companies have a strategy that is “unclear”.

Enhancing Reporting

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A growing importance has been placed on organizations, by the public, to report above and beyond the financial status of the organization. Stakeholders expect enhanced reporting practices as they want to be actively communicated with, regarding the community investment activities.

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