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August 2018 Newsletter

Fall 2018 SROI Training Dates Announced

Please note Fall dates have been announced for SROI Accreditation and SROI Introductory Training. Also, a new course is offered for those interested in techniques to maximize social impact: Maximize. Manage. Measure.

SROI Accreditation Training – Toronto October 16-17, 2018 / Calgary November 6-7, 2018

This course is led by trainers approved by Social Value International (SVI). The SROI Accreditation Course is a two-day course essential for all professionals seeking to achieve SROI Accreditation status by Social Value International.

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An Introduction to SROI – Toronto October 25, 2018 / Calgary November 15, 2018

This introductory course has also been certified in alignment with the principles of Social Value International. A one-day course, An Introduction to SROI is designed for individuals seeking to build knowledge of core concepts ae they begin to explore SROI as a project management and measurement framework, and as a tool to enhance communications.

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Maximize. Manage. Measure. (NEW COURSE OFFERING) – Toronto November 20-21, 2018

Are you a social impact manager, finance director, senior manager, or commissioner? Do you work in an organization seeking social value evidence to inform decisions? This practical, hands-on course is focused on the skills needed to Maximize. Manage. Measure your social impact.

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How AstraZeneca is Transforming Lives Through it’s Young Health Programme

The AstraZeneca Young Health Programme works to identify and promote how young people can make positive lifestyle choices. AstraZeneca’s focus has been on developing the science and data, fostering innovation, and working on-the-ground to deliver behaviour change. Volunteers have extensively supported their efforts.

Click here to read Corporate Citizenship’s spotlight on AstraZeneca and how they overcame measurement challenges to effectively monitor and evaluate their impact.

SDGs Reporting Training

Brought to you by the UN Global Compact in partnership with Statistics Canada and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Participants will take part in an interactive training for sustainability professionals to learn how to keep track of and report on the Sustainable Development Goals.

To learn more and to register, please click here.


It’s Reporting Season!

As the summer draws to a close, LBG Canada companies have utilized their benchmarked data to influence their 2017 Corporate Sustainability Reports.

Let’s look at some new, excellent examples of community, volunteering and social reporting:

2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Commitment to reporting excellence – Global Reporting Initiative
  • Third Party data assurance – LBG Canada membership mention

Important Dates

September 13th, 2018– The LBG Model & Impact Measurement Framework. Register here.

September 20th, 2018 – Getting Started with LBG Canada. Register here.

Click here to access the 2018 LBG Canada Participants Calendar.

International Corner – Corporate Citizenship State of Corporate Community Investment Global Survey

Corporate Citizenship’s LBG member network of corporate community investment professionals has conducted an annual survey for the past two years on trends, innovations and what the future holds for corporate community investment.

Now in it’s third year, the survey has been extended to a global audience, inviting participants to share their insights to provide depth of analysis on the state of corporate community investment and inform LBG figures and trends.

Findings from the survey will be unveiled at the LBG Annual Conferences in London, UK and Melbourne, Australia.

To learn more  and to access the survey, please click here.