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December 2019 Newsletter


  2020 Audit Checklist The 2020 LBG Canada Audit & Benchmarking Process (of fiscal 2019 data) is almost upon us! To help you get the most out of the process, we’ve created THE go-to guide to help streamline the process. Click here to access the list.   Profit, Purpose & Talent – New Imagine Canada…

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LBG Canada November Newsletter


Welcome to LBG Canada In This Issue: Impact in a Time of Change Coming to YOU! Community Investment Portal Achieving Purpose & Impact Community Investment & The SDGs Financial Literacy & Support – Aligning Community Impact With the Sustainable Development Goals Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Review Results 2020 Corporate Community Engagement Summit International Corner –…

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September 2019 Newsletter


Welcome to LBG Canada In This Issue: #GlobalGoalsWeek LBG Canada companies are aligning community investment activities to the SDGs Conexus Credit Union & The Sweet Dreams Project Awarded 2019 Governor General’s Award Volunteering and the SDGs Trellis – Discover the Platform to Help Your Fundraising FLourish Leadership Profile – Megan Marshall – Cenovus International Corner…

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August 2019 Newsletter


Welcome to LBG Canada Making Global Goals Local Business– September 9th-10th, Toronto Join the United Nations Global Compact and Global Compact Network Canada this fall in Toronto, for a two-day conference that brings together local and global leaders from business, community and government to catalyze collective action and impact the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The…

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June 2019 Newsletter


THE LBG CANADA NETWORK – WELCOME! ….. Please join us in welcoming Samsung and Aurora Cannabis Inc. to the LBG Canada network!   CORPORATE COMMUNITY INVESTMENT IN CANADA – COMPLETE THE SURVEY! Imagine Canada is conducting research into Corporate Community Investment in Canada and needs your help to complete a brand new survey! A continuation…

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April 2019 Newsletter


THE LBG CANADA NETWORK – WELCOME! ….. Please join us in welcoming Graham Construction and Samsung to the LBG Canada network! INSIGHTS REPORTS 2019 2019 LBG Canada Insights Reports have now been released, after setting new benchmarks in many categories. The highlights: $532M audited $119.5M in stakeholder contributions 54,183 transactions 58% of companies measuring impact….

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March 2019 Newsletter


THE LBG CANADA NETWORK – WELCOME!   TOWARD 2019 INSIGHTS… 2019 is in full swing. All Insights & Opportunities reports will be completed by April 30th, for those companies submitting their community investment data and completing surveys by March 15th. Questions about data or the audit process? Bryan would love to hear from you! THE SECRET…

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December 2018 Newsletter


  Shaping Community Investment in Canada – Your Vote Counts! Each year LBG Canada companies bring forward examples of innovation in community. The LBG Canada community then recommends how these issues should be included within the body of case law defining community investment. Have your say! The Valuation Vote is open until end-of-day Friday, December…

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October 2018 Newsletter


Welcome to LBG Canada Please join us in welcoming Emera, Tolko Industries Ltd., and Urban Systems to the LBG Canada Network!      LBG Canada Companies Recognized for Excellence in Sustainability Reporting The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are a family of best-in-class benchmarks for investors who have recognized that sustainable business practices are critical…

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September 2018 Newsletter


Welcome to LBG Canada! Please join us in welcoming Emera and Tolko Industries Ltd. to LBG Canada!   Federal Government Seeks to Reinstate the Advocacy Role of Canadian Charities In 2012, the federal government sought to limit the ability of charities to lobby government on public policy issues of importance to charitable mandates. While initially…

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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…

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July 2018 Newsletter


LBG Canada 2018 Benchmarking Cycle Highlights The 2018 LBG Canada Benchmarking Cycle has come and gone and companies are now using their Audit & Benchmarking reports to inform their community investment strategies. Bryan Thiedemann, LBG Canada’s Manager of Data Analytics & Special Projects, will review community investment, volunteering and giving group-wide results in webinars on…

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June 2018 Newsletter


Community Investment Has a Key Role to Play in a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Diversity & Inclusion is of growing importance to employers all over the world. At the November 2017 LBG Canada conference we explored the role of volunteering as a tool for new employee experiences and broadening personal horizons. But what is the…

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May 2018 Newsletter


Community Investment Has a Role to Play in Enabling Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Join community investment peers on June 5, 2018 in a dialogue with leaders influencing corporate thinking on abilities, LGBTQ inclusion, Action 92 and Indigenous inclusion and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Thanks to our host Imperial, all are welcome. For more information…

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January 2018 Newsletter


Let’s Embrace Reporting Hello 2018! For many of us, the beginning of the new calendar year raises reporting to stakeholders as a priority. A number of LBG Canada companies are well into Q1, even Q2 by the time January 1 arrives. As a result, everyone is focused on reporting at this time of year. Maybe…

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December 2017 Newsletter


LBG Canada Top Ten List For 2017 As 2017 draws to a close, we look at the LBG Canada program from two perspectives. Post 2017/Pre 2018. What stands out? A ‘LBG Canada Top Ten List for 2017’ was needed! #1 is the growth, in interest and in action, among LBG Canada companies seeking to measure…

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November 2017 Newsletter


Looking Ahead to 2018 We can’t believe 2018 is almost here! What better way to launch the new audit cycle than with the recent Inside Out Conference, November 2-3 in Toronto. Generously hosted by LoyaltyOne in their state of the art, futuristic work environment. Attendees delved into discussions about diversity and inclusion, employee engagement and…

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October 2017 Newsletter


LBG Canada Annual Meeting: Inside Out What is the ROI? This question is familiar to all community investment and CSR practitioners. Well, business priorities such as diversity & inclusion, employee engagement & wellness present real opportunity for community programming to generate measurable value. And have impact! Join us Nov 2-3. Think Inside Out! PS. LoyaltyOne will…

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September 2017 Newsletter


Important Dates November 2-3, 2017 – LBG Canada 2017 Annual Meeting – Inside Out: A Transformative Approach to Community Investment September 12, 2017 – Using Your Insights & Opportunities Report for Planning and Performance This webinar will inform participants on how to use their Insights & Opportunities report for strategic planning around measurement, and how it can support and…

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