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LBG Canada Data Stories: Return on Program Management Investment (ROMI)

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Throughout the summer of 2017, many companies seem to be focused on the ROI of program management investment (ROMI). This would include investment in people, technology and communications (among other things) toward achieving community investment, volunteering and giving objectives.

LBG Canada Spotlight: Philanthropic Giving Strategy Adapted to Economic Circumstances


Over the past two years, Cenovus has intentionally supported organizations and causes that have experienced increased demand during the downturn - focusing on basic needs, mental health and vulnerable populations with more philanthropically-motivated donations.

When the price of oil was around the $100 mark, the community investment team at Cenovus was carefully investing millions of dollars in three strategic areas that aligned with both the integrated oil company's focus areas (learning, safety and well-being, and sustainable communities) and their business values.

Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment

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TORONTO, September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Companies will gather November 2-3, 2017 to explore how the practice of community investment can address important business priorities such as diversity, inclusion, employee wellness & engagement. This two-day event will be focused on how the practice of community investment can transform organizational culture, employee experience and contribute to more sustainable, long term change in community.

Corporate Canada Invests $1 Billion in Community Each Year

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TORONTO, ON., July 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Imagine Canada, a national advocate on behalf of a strong charitable sector, will release the inaugural Canadian Corporate Community Investment Report in the fall of 2017 to illustrate the impact of Canadian corporate investment that strengthens communities across the country. The report features Caring Companies that are achieving the 1% of pre-tax profit designation and the impact of the LBG Canada network of companies.

Community Investment in Tough Economic Times


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


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

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.

Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement


Since 2013, 44% of LBG Canada companies have reduced community investment spending, yet many have sustained, even increased overall investment into the community. The secret?

Meaningful stakeholder engagement!

Companies offering meaningful opportunities to participate in community activities are significantly more likely to maintain levels of community impact through challenging economic times.

More Than Ever, Social Value Matters

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Calgary, AB., January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Want to drive change? How about maximize the value of your impact? Join our friends at Social Value International for Social Value Matters 2017, April 10th and 11th in Istanbul, Turkey.

Mapping Community Impact Measurement Activities to the SDGs at the LBG Canada Calgary Regional Meeting

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CALGARY, Alberta, November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Want to learn how to align your community investment and employee volunteering programs to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to create maximum impact? Struggling to measure and communicate your impact? Join LBG Canada at our regional meeting in Calgary November 30, 2016.


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