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Aligning Business Needs & Community Impact | LBG Canada Company Spotlight - Cenovus

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As we begin 2019, LBG Canada spotlights the Cenovus Decision Making Criteria. A tool created to assist a geographically dispersed community investment team with decision-making consistency by clearly outlining and identifying characteristics of a community investment opportunity to ensure both community and business impact.

To learn more about the Cenovus Decision Making Criteria, click here: 

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TCS’ ‘Ignite Innovation Student Challenge’ Enters Final Week

New Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Competition from the Computational Thinking Curriculum “Ignite My Future in School” Sparks Youth Innovation, Digital Exploration and Sustainable Solutions to Improve Our World
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Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms announce the final week of the Ignite Innovation Student Challenge. With entries accepted through Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET, the competition gives young innovators an amazing chance to win $10,000 and receive virtual mentorship from a team of TCS technology experts to bring their winning idea to life.

CyberGrants Employees Collect Over 1,200 Pairs of Pajamas for Local Families in Need!

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Our annual Pajama Drive reached new heights this year with the help of CyberGrants new Viral Engagement features. This is the fourth consecutive year we've collected pajamas to donate to families in need, but the first year we've been able to use our Viral Engagement features to generate even more excitement among our employees about our effort. A live leaderboard intensified our usual friendly competition and the activity feed allowed employees to be more engaged by sharing photos and team updates. 

Forecast 2019: Climate Change Reality Takes Firmer Hold

Professor Andy Hoffman argues that fundamental shifts in thinking are required.
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Andy Hoffman, professor of management and organizations at the Ross School of Business and professor of environment and sustainability at the School for Environment and Sustainability, studies the relationship between environmental issues and organizations.

How I Became Passionate About the Circular Economy

by Melissa Rusinek
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In the U.S., 81 percent of Generation Z say they’re looking for purpose in their work, according to a recent report from American Express. Many are finding that purpose in the corporate responsibility and sustainability fields. As this next generation enters the workforce, we wanted to find out what draws them to careers in this space, so we are publishing a series of personal essays from young professionals about what their new CSR or sustainability careers mean for them. 

Are you at or near the beginning of a career in CSR or sustainability? We’d like to hear your story: How you got started, your particular interests, and the steps you’ve taken to activate your passion. Contact editorial@3blmedia.com.

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In the U.S., 81 percent of Generation Z say they’re looking for purpose in their work, according to a recent report from American Express. Many are finding that purpose in the corporate responsibility and sustainability fields. As this next generation enters the workforce, we wanted to find out what draws them to careers in this space, so we are publishing a series of personal essays from young professionals about what their new CSR or sustainability careers mean for them. 

Are you at or near the beginning of a career in CSR or sustainability? We’d like to hear your story: How you got started, your particular interests, and the steps you’ve taken to activate your passion. Contact editorial@3blmedia.com.

How Agile CSR Software Helps You Make a Bigger Impact

by Jeff Summers
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What is Agile CSR Software?
 
The true definition of agile is “able to move quickly and easily” and when it comes to project management, it’s often used to describe a method to developing software. So while agile software is the process in which it is built, the software itself can also work with agility to provide users with a better experience.
 

25 Employee Engagement Ideas for the Holidays

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With 31% of all charitable giving happening in December alone, it’s the perfect time to harness your people’s generosity and amplify their impact through your Goodness program. 
 
Dig into our catalog for 25 festive ways to engage more people including: 

CSR Participation: Co-workers Are 50% More Influential Than Bosses

Who cares what the CEO thinks? Not Millennials!
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Corporate bosses don’t motivate new generations of workers when it comes to philanthropy. Learn how to use viral engagement techniques to get your total workforce fired up about your programs. You will learn:

  • The raw facts about what motivates Millennials to act

  • How dashboards, gamification and online sharing work together to drive engagement

  • Most importantly, how to put these techniques to work for your organization

PayPal Releases 2017 Global Impact Report

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We released our Global Impact Report - $PYPL’s first comprehensive summary of our Environmental, Social and Governance efforts. As we continue to advance on our #ESG journey, we’ll share updates on our progress along the way.

PayPal Leverages Platform to Strengthen Communities

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PayPal is committed to harnessing the power of our technology and scale to help charities raise mission-critical funds and provide new ways for people to connect and give to the causes they care about – anytime, anywhere, and in any amount. Watch the video above to see how we’re powering charitable giving around the world.

Learn more at PayPal.com

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