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Being associated with a company that values social responsibility is becoming more important than ever to customers, and studies have clearly linked corporate citizenship, social responsibility and charitable brands to business success and shareholder returns. According to jkgroup, “companies with the strongest growth in giving for community-related programs also had the strongest financial growth, confirming […]

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Corporate giving programs not only enable your company to give back to local and global communities, they also help further your business goals. From an HR perspective, company giving programs help to attract, engage and retain employees who search for meaning in their work that goes beyond a paycheque. And from a marketing perspective, giving […]

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Corporate philanthropy and employee giving programs — when done right — make it easier for HR managers to recruit top talent, retain team members and keep employees engaged in the workplace. They also empower employees to genuinely make a difference in the world while building your company’s charitable brand. That’s a scenario today’s top talent […]

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It was its first time going to bat with employee giving, and Kent Employment Law scored a win. The Vancouver-based law firm turned its annual summer picnic and outing to a Vancouver Canadians baseball game into an opportunity to fundraise for three charities its staff wanted to support. And the results were game-changing. We spoke […]

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As a former youth pastor and Youth with a Mission (YWAM) team member, Landry McAllister had undertaken humanitarian work in more than two dozen countries around the world. So when he found himself working as a server and shift leader at Joey Restaurant in Vancouver’s Bentall Centre, the idea of doing a food-focused mission trip […]

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Competition is heating up for Tech’s Got Talent, a Vancouver tech sector fundraising event co-hosted by Chimp and Plenty of Fish. Twenty tech companies have signed up to take their best talent out of the office and put them in the spotlight where they’ll lip synch their hearts out for a good cause. Each participating […]