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LBG Canada Data Stories: Corporate Community Investment Has Economic Impact

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Did you know that LBG Canada companies have invested more than $3 billion in community since 2007.

So, how do these companies invest in community?

  • $2.3 billion in cash contributions
  • In-kind contributions are valued at $317 million
  • $280 million is invested in program management
  • Employee paid-time, during working hours, valued at $45 million.

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LBG Canada Data Stories: Want to Learn More About LBG Canada?

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There are 153 professionals in the LBG Canada Network. Participants consistently report that the top three benefits are: skill development and peer learning (66%), increased credibility of reporting (62%), and connecting to a global network (51%).

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Contact, Arundel Gibson at (416) 642-5461, ext. 1, or via e-mail at arundel@simpactsg.com.

LBG Canada Data Stories: The Use of the LBG Model Internationally

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The LBG Model is used internationally.

Canadian companies are using the LBG model to guide community investment in 39 countries around the world. While outside of Canada, the LBG Model is used by companies operating in 171 countries. Because of its ease of use and its significance to corporate reporting, the LBG model is used within 15 sectors globally, including: engineering, financial services and media.

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A Canadian Opportunity: Companies Predict Community Investment Budgets Will Increase in 2018

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TORONTO, December 15, 2017 /3BL Media/- Canada's leading corporations widely recognize the business opportunity in putting their brands and resources behind worthy causes, and many plan to increase their community investments, according to a new study issued by Imagine Canada and LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada.

The 2017 Corporate Community Investment Leadership study expects corporate giving will advance in 2018, driven by economic growth, heightened appreciation of community investment, customer expectations and high rates of employee interest.

LBG Canada Data Stories: In-Kind Contributions are a Part of Community Investment

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One of the ways in which some companies contribute to their communities is through the use of in-kind contributions, typically in donations of the goods or services that the company produces.

While the average company contributes 12% of their budget as in-kind contributions, some organizations contribute significantly more.

Community investment programs can easily align with the goods and services provided by the company and in-kind contributions are an excellent example of this. 

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Community Investment Alignment With Canadian Innovation Objectives: New Report From LBG Canada and Imagine Canada

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TORONTO, December 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Canada's leading corporations widely recognize the business opportunity in putting their brands and resources behind worthy causes, and many plan to increase their community investments, according to a new study issued by Imagine Canada and LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada.

The 2017 Corporate Community Investment Leadership study expects corporate giving will advance in 2018, driven by economic growth, heightened appreciation of community investment, customer expectations and high rates of employee interest.

Business Leaders Leveraging Community Investment as an Opportunity to Drive Innovation, Vibrant Workforces: New Study

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TORONTO, December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Canada's leading corporations widely recognize the business opportunity in putting their brands and resources behind worthy causes, and many plan to increase their community investments, according to a new study issued by Imagine Canada and LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada.

The 2017 Corporate Community Investment Leadership study expects corporate giving will advance in 2018, driven by economic growth, heightened appreciation of community investment, customer expectations and high rates of employee interest.

LBG Canada Data Stories: Multi-Year Partnerships Create Meaningful Community Impact

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One of the more impactful community investment choices that a company can make is to create a multi-year agreement with a community partner, and more and more companies are making these a significant proportion of their activities. The average amount invested in multi-year partnerships continues to grow year over year, with almost a quarter of companies investing half their budget, or more, into longer-term agreements.

It's Giving Tuesday! - Best Buy's Open Giving Format Encourages Employee Giving

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Best Buy’s 12,000 employees are enjoying the retailer’s new employee giving program that matches 40 per cent of their donations to registered Canadian charities. The retailer’s new open giving program, called ‘myGiving’ launched in June.

LBG Canada Data Stories: LBG Canada Companies Invest $528M in Community in 2016

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November 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - LBG Canada companies invested $413 million dollars in community, through cash, time, in kind gifts, and program management costs, but they also managed to increase their total footprint by over $115 million through the contributions of their stakeholders.

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