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Enhancing Employee Engagement

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While there are many forms of volunteering programs that can create value for employees, community partners and the company by extension, ‘Dollars for Doers’ programs have a unique role to play in how companies choose to engage employees through volunteering efforts that occur outside of working hours. 

What is a Dollars for Doers Program?

Using Technology to Maximize Investments

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The use of technology in community investment isn't new. Online application and internal tracking systems have supported community investment professionals in selecting partnerships, tracking community and business metrics, and providing portfolio breakdowns.

Software has also been developed to better engage employees in employee volunteering and giving programs. Innovation in technology has translated into this sector with:

Value of LBG Canada Audit

Isolating Sponsorship and Marketing
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The 2014 LBG Canada audit supported several companies in a unique way this year. Enhanced company reporting of expenditure in combination with improved LBG Canada data collection tool (DCT) usability enabled a more finite analysis of ineligible investments.

LBG Canada 2014 Benchmarking Highlights

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LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada is a network of companies seeking to maximize the impact of community investment – for society and for business. Together, LBG Canada companies set the highest standard in community investment management, performance measurement and reporting in Canada.

Valuing Change Financed by Social Impact Bonds

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Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are a new tool being explored to finance the social innovation agenda, but to be a real opportunity for investors, the full picture of value created by SIBs needs to be acknowledged. Written by Stephanie Robertson, President of SiMPACT Strategy Group, this report explores SROI methodology as a tool to value social outcomes in a more complete form.

 

Sustainable Apparel Coalition Releases New Online Tool; Hormel Foods Sets Environmental Goals; SiMPACT Strategy Group Reports on SROI - CSR Minute for August 1, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Making Promises: First Calgary Financial's Inspiring Strategic Plan

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First Calgary Financial has embarked on a new journey, one filled with promises and commitments not only to their stakeholders, but to each other as employees and concerned corporate citizens. 

Auditing Community Investment in Canada: Three Major Trends

LBG Canada releases the 2011 Annual Benchmarking Report
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 23, 2011 - Calgary, AB - With over $335 million invested into Canadian communities and 24,000 people contributing 238,689 volunteer hours across the country, the 2011 LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada benchmarking cycle represents significant growth. Today, the 37 participating companies together set the highest standard in community investment management, performance measurement and reporting in Canada.
 

Auditing Community Investment in Canada: Three Major Trends

LBG Canada releases the 2011 Annual Benchmarking Report
Press Release

CALGARY, AB- With over $335 million invested into Canadian communities and 24,000 people contributing 238,689 volunteer hours across the country, the 2011 LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada benchmarking cycle represents significant growth. Today, the 37 participating companies together set the highest standard in community investment management, performance measurement and reporting in Canada.

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