The community investment field is changing rapidly. Discussions of purpose, climate, technology and social innovation (among others!) are opportunities for community investment strategies to eveolve, deepen impact and offer meaningful results to the business.
Join community investment peers in Calgary. Engage in conversation focused upon achieveing impact objectives, when the only thing constant is change.
MONTREAL, September 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Gildan Activewear Inc. is once again a recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility Seal awarded by the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Honduras (FUNDAHRSE).
Companies in Tech and Financial Services Industries Make Up 45% of New Clients, Including World Bank Group, Atlassian, Adobe and Western Union Foundation
CALGARY, Canada, September 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that another 50 enterprise companies have selected the Benevity platform to power their corporate purpose initiatives in the first half of 2019. The new clients—which include World Bank Group, Atlassian, Adobe, Western Union Foundation and a host of others—bring more than one million additional employee users into the Benevity network.
Community spaces are what bring people together. In trying and often dividing times, they can be a source of joy and connection. However, the level of capital funding required to bring these long term projects to life can be difficult to fundraise for.
Gildan believes that a more sustainable future starts with education by encouraging students to take ownership over the environmental issues in their own communities. The Company has sponsored the Eco-Schools program since 2010, an international organization that uses action-based learning in the classroom to engage youth in building sustainable habits and solutions in their community.
by Teri Lovelace, President, LOCUS Impact Investing
Place-based impact investing is sparking community development projects that create more just, equitable local economies, and build prosperous, vibrant communities. Place-focused foundations, like community foundations and family foundations are exploring ways to complement their traditional grant-making with local investments that can catalyze positive community change.
LBG Canada companies are encouraging and engaging their employees in impactful volunteering programs. Interested in developing or improving your employee volunteering program? We'd love to hear from you! Contact Bryan, today!
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.