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Corporate Citizenship Resources

Corporate Citizenship Resources

To learn more about corporate citizenship, check out these resources:

  • Leading with Intention: Employer Supported Volunteering in Canada - This resource explores the benefits and challenges of employer-supported volunteering (ESV); provides insight into how small and medium-sized enterprises connect with community; and outlines some strategies for the future of this developing field.
  • Canadian Code for Employer-Supported Volunteering - Supported by Cenovus Energy, the Code designed to provide guidance to workplaces to develop and enhance their employer-supported volunteering programs. It can be adapted to the context, language and business objectives of Canadian workplaces of all sizes and within all sectors.
  • Building the Bridge to Employer-Supported Volunteers - This fact sheet outlines the features of employer-supported volunteers. Organizations can use it to better engage them
  • Canadian Code for Volunteer Involvement - The CCVI is a framework for involving volunteers in all levels of an organization.
  • Collective Impact - This article from the Stanford Social Innovation Review explores the broad cross-sector coordination required for large-scale social change, noting that the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
  • Seven Practices of Effective Employee Volunteer Programs - This report from Points of Light outlines how an EVP can achieve high impact for both the community and business.
  • Skills-Plus - This tool helps workplaces strategically support employee volunteers to meet community and competency-development goals and supports non-profits as they plan and develop volunteer opportunities for workplaces.
  • Recognizing Volunteering in 2017 - Volunteer Canada and Investors Group carried out the following study to research a range of theories and practices around the changing nature and conceptualization of volunteering. This report analyzes the findings through the lens of Individual Social Responsibility (ISR) with the aim of equipping organizations, individuals, government agencies and businesses with knowledge to find new ways to support, promote, and celebrate the myriad of ways Canadians put their values into action. 



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