LBG Canada

Introduction to LBG Canada Webinar Announced


LBG Canada is a network of professionals guiding social investment, corporate social responsibility and community engagement programs on behalf of Canada's leading companies.

On Thursday, September 21, at 1:00 p.m. EST, LBG Canada will offer an introductory webinar that will provide an overview of: the LBG Model; Audit. Insights. Impact.

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.

Happy Birthday Canada! - Connecting Your Community Investment to the National Celebration


With summer here, people are out celebrating the country's 150th birthday and everything Canadian - from building an online Canadian coat of arms, to planning vacations exploring our National Parks with Parks Canada's 2017 free passes.

Beyond learning how to pronounce "sesquicentennial", there are solid corporate reasons to celebrate Canada's 150th.

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.

LBG Canada Increases Total Community Footprint by $115M, with Stakeholders


In 2016, stakeholder contributions enabled by LBG Canada companies totalled $115 Million. $54 Million of that total was employee giving!

90% of LBG Canada companies have a matched giving program, typically this involves the company matching dollar-for-dollar a charitable donation made by an employee. Some companies choose to match at a rate of 2:1 for donations made by executives. Matched giving essentially doubles the contribution and conceivably incentivizes charitable behaviour by sending a positive message to employees about the company's commitment to community.

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

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LBG Canada has been represented in conversations about the potential of volunteering to contribute to the achievement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), i.e. Impact 2030, for just over a year now.  Chris Jarvis and the team at Realized Worth were founding partners of Impact 2030 in 2011 and continue to lead Impact 2030’s evolution.


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