Keyword: volunteering

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Citigroup Inc.’s employees in Toronto spent Tuesday planting trees and shrubs at a local conservation area for the bank’s global community day. During Citi’s annual event, employees and their family members volunteer time to local causes around the world. It expects the participation of 100,000 Citi volunteers across 450 cities this year, with 1,000 Canadian employees and […]

Fidelity Investments rolls out charitable giving program for employers

Fidelity Investments has launched a charitable giving program, which aims to make it easier for employers to manage their philanthropic programs and for employees to donate to charities they care about. The program, which is integrated with an employer’s benefits plan platform, is an online portal with a list of possible charities. In cases where […]

Using benefits, pension programs to maximize CSR policies

Though the term ‘corporate social responsibility’ varies across companies and countries, it’s generally considered to be a form of organizational self-regulation focusing on an employer’s approach to sustainability across a variety of topics, such as environmental efforts, human rights, corporate governance, health and safety and economic development. Unilever’s sustainable living plan sets out ambitious targets […]

  • By: Leigh Doyle
  • February 15, 2019 September 13, 2019
  • 08:57
Economical Insurance staff give back to the community

Employees at Economical Insurance are giving back to the community this holiday season to the tune of $32,500. The insurance company’s workforce has chosen 13 community-based organizations, with each receiving a $2,500 donation. To date, the charity program has donated $157,500 to local causes. “Economical’s Choose Your Charity campaign shows we’re stronger together when our employees give back […]

  • By: Staff
  • December 13, 2018 September 16, 2019
  • 08:30
How HSBC Bank Canada supports employee volunteering, charity work

When HSBC Bank Canada donated $500,000 to four children’s hospitals across the country last month, it was up to employees to decide on the recipients of those donations. Employees chose children’s health as the cause they most wanted to support, says Kim Toews, executive vice-president and head of human resources at HSBC Bank Canada. Read: Canadians want […]