LBG Canada Trends in Employee Volunteering Programs

LBG Canada Trends in Employee Volunteering Programs

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 5:15pm

CAMPAIGN: National Volunteer Week

CONTENT: Multimedia with summary

LBG Canada is a network of companies seeking to maximize the impact of community investment for employees, society and the business. These companies understand the importance of volunteering:

  • 86% of LBG Canada companies with volunteering programs offer during working hours volunteering. In 2014, 69,407 DwH volunteering have been recorded so far.
  • 86% of LBG Canada companies with volunteering programs also offer non-working hours volunteering. In 2014, 828,190 NwH volunteering have been recorded so far.

To get such high participation in volunteering programs, LBG Canada companies display a commitment to implementing best practices. For example:

  • 91% of LBG Canada companies recognize and celebrate their volunteers
  • 68% of LBG Canada companies have a defined operating budget for employee volunteering programs, a trend which has been increasing since 2012.
  • 23% of LBG Canada companies leverage volunteer programs to build employee skills, a trend which has been increasing since 2012.

For more LBG Canada employee volunteering program trends, please see the attached infographic. For more information on LBG Canada, please visit www.lbg-canada.ca.