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Corporate Community Investment Has Economic Impact

LBG Canada companies have invested more than $3 billion in community since 2007. So, how do these companies invest in the community? $2.3 billion in cash contributions In-kind contributions are valued at $317 million $280 million invested in program management Employee paid time, during working hours, valued at $45 million

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The Use of the LBG Model Internationally

Did you know that the LBG Model is used all around the world? Canadian companies are using the LBG model to guide community investment in 39 countries globally. 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,…

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In-Kind Contributions are a Part of Community Investment

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…

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Multi-Year Partnerships Create Meaningful Community Impact

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…

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Return on Program Management Investment (ROMI)

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. All LBG Canada companies tend to watch program management costs closely.  At the same time, companies seek…

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