Canadian business leaders converge to examine employee community engagement

Encouraging and assisting employees to volunteer, donate and otherwise support the community is a “good” thing for a company to do. But does it create business value? Leading Canadian companies in community investment are meeting in Toronto this week at Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Council on Volunteering (CCOV) semi-annual gathering to share data and strategies to Continue Reading

How to launch an employee-community engagement software platform

A hot topic in discussions between Volunteer Canada’s Corporate Citizenship department and company Community Investment professionals is software platforms for employee giving and volunteering. With many choices in the market including Benevity, Your Cause, Do Some Good and the new Salesforce Philanthropy Cloud, most large companies in Canada are either currently using a platform or Continue Reading

Making the corporate volunteering experience meaningful for your group

(This blog was adapted from resources created by Realized Worth. Want to learn more? Dig into further resources here on briefing and debriefing your corporate volunteers.) The two most important tools for making the volunteering experience meaningful for members of your group are a good introduction to the activity, cause and organization and a good Continue Reading