This week we were excited to speak with RingPartner, winner of the Community Champion Award at the 2019 VIATEC awards. According to Gail Gregerson, Director of Marketing & PeopleOps, “philanthropy is baked right into [their] company culture.” We asked Gail what makes their company’s employee volunteer program so successful.
We are excited to feature Our Place Society in our latest Non-Profit Highlight. In this post we touch base with Grant McKenzie, Director of Communications, about their upcoming campaign, “Coldest Night of the Year.” CNOY encourages the people of Victoria to walk in solidarity to raise funds for the hungry, homeless and hurting people in the Victoria community.
When it comes to today’s most pressing environmental and social issues, more often than not, businesses are answering the call. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is attributed to providing benefits such as making your company more attractive to top talent, increasing employee engagement and higher rates of productivity. However, will CSR pay off for your company?
The 2019 holiday season is just around the corner and, once again, it’s time to plan your year-end giving campaign! This year try focusing on employee participation. Not sure where to start? Look no further – we’ve compiled a checklist to engage your employees in holiday giving.
On November 7, 2019, over 15 teams from the Greater Victoria community will take up their paddles and don their costumes, all to answer the question: “Who will be the first annual BattlePong champion?”
Philanthropy isn’t just for large corporations who give thousands of dollars annually. Philanthropy is for everyone. This includes you, small businesses! In celebration of Small Business Week BC, we’ve compiled our top tips to make philanthropy both accessible and fun for small businesses.
During the week of September 20-27th, 2019, the world saw 7.6 million people take to the streets for “the biggest climate mobilization in history.” Following this impactful event, HeartPress is excited to highlight Sierra Club BC, a Victoria-based non-profit focused on defending nature and confronting climate change. We spoke with Elisabeth Hazell, the Manager of Donor Support and Engagement, about their participation in the climate strikes and the scope of their work here in BC.
With so many different examples of corporate social good today, it can be confusing to understand what it all means. The most common terms that are used include: “corporate social responsibility,” “corporate philanthropy,” “cause marketing,” “social enterprise” and “B-Corp.” Today we’re going to break down these terms and explore where exactly your company fits in.