The Value Proposition for Employer-Supporting Volunteering (ESV)

One of the most frequent requests our Corporate Citizenship department receives is for stats that make the case for investing in employee volunteering and giving programs. To date, there are very few Canadian statistics. For this reason, Volunteer Canada has partnered with the Corporate Council on Volunteering and Great Place to Work to create a Continue Reading

Corporate Group Volunteering Checklist

Group activities are one of the most popular ways that employees volunteer with the support of their workplace.  While some workplaces have a CSR employee to organize these activities, usually these activities are managed by an employee with less experience. To support these employees, Volunteer Canada has created a Group Volunteering Checklist which can be Continue Reading

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