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Hosted by CIBC
Tuesday, July 10 | 10:30am - 2:45pm
CIBC Office| 18 York Street | Toronto, ON, M5J 2T8

Join CIBC’s Jacquelyn Hern (Senior Manager, Volunteering and Fundraising) and Runa Whitaker (Senior Director, Community Investment) as they share how they evolved their traditional fundraising program to an open choice approach that engages their diverse workforce of 44,000 employees in over 1,000 banking centres across Canada year-round. 

Jacquelyn and Runa will lay out the steps they took to build the business case for change and gain buy-in from their executive team and stakeholders. They'll reveal the major lessons they learned along the way (including what they'd recommend not to do) to give you compelling insights for your own program, and they'll share their strategies for creating even more Goodness going forward.  



New York

Hosted by Assurant
Tuesday, July 17 | 10:30am - 2:45pm
Assurant Headquarters| 28 Liberty Street, 41st Floor, New York, NY 10005

Join Assurant’s Shawn Kahle as she shares how the CSR landscape is taking on a new face and how the expectation for companies to be a major force for social change has a whole new meaning.

Shawn will share strategies to future proof Goodness programs and reveal how Assurant continues to evolve and find new opportunities to engage employees in this shifting landscape. Shawn will also share tips on socializing change, how Assurant is achieving dramatic increases in donations and community engagement globally, and showcase the ways the Assurant Cares program integrates with and supports the company’s citizenship and CSR commitment.




Bay Area

Hosted by PayPal
August 28 | 10:30am – 3:00pm
PayPal Headquarters |2211 N. 1st Street, San Jose CA 95131

Hear from Rachael Claudio, Global Employee Engagement & Philanthropy Manager, and Julie Vennewitz-Pierce, Director, PayPal Gives, on how taking an employee centric approach to their global PayPal Gives program has led to 150% YoY growth. They’ll share how a fierce focus on making PayPal Gives more inclusive has allowed them to create an infrastructure that empowers employees to create an authentic, localized experience across the globe for all. You’ll learn about their GIVE team program and summit for the global leaders, skills-based volunteering with strategic grant partners, an unique immersion experience to build empathy, employee driven grants programs and more!



London, UK


Hosted by Microsoft
November 13, 2018 | 9:00 - 1:30pm
HMS Belfast | The Queen's Walk | London, UK, SE1 2JH

Hear from Eve Joseph, UK Responsibility Manager at Microsoft UK, as she shares her journey of growing employee participation in Microsoft’s CSR programme, My Time, raising over £1.4 Million for charity this year. You’ll learn practical tips to help you empower your own employees, grow your giving and volunteering and how a shift to skills-based volunteering could help increase your company’s overall social impact.

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Please contact jwierzbicki@benevity.com to be added to the waitlist.




Hosted by Abbott
Rescheduled to 2019. More information to come!



Register now, space is limited

Goodness Matters Local is a powerful, free half-day event exclusively for CSR pros like yourself where you’ll learn game-changing strategies you can use to make Goodness matter more in your company.
Here's what you can expect when you join us for this special event in your area:  

  • Hear firsthand from an industry-leading company about how they’ve evolved their CSR program—the challenges they’ve faced, the changes they’ve made and the results they’ve seen—plus a few things they’d recommend you never do.

  • Explore today’s trend of shifting from employee participation to employee experience, and learn ways to ensure your company’s program produces big results for your team, your community and your business.

  • Get an intimate, hands-on look at Benevity's integrated solution and how it can be used to maximize the impact of your company and its people.

Questions? Drop us a line at goodnessmatters@benevity.com