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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!




Hosted by Abbott
October 17, 2018 | 10:30 – 2:45pm

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront | 71 East Wacker Drive | Chicago, IL

Abbott was awarded the 2018 Corporate Citizen of the Year by The Executives’ Club of Chicago for their commitment to building stronger communities around the world. Join Monica Bomani, Manager of Global Social Responsibility, as she shares how their small team manages programs across six continents. Monica will share Abbott’s approach to supporting employee giving and volunteering, alongside key corporate initiatives for improving health and prosperity in local communities, to create greater social impact at scale, in areas that align to the business.

With a participation rate of 96% in their U.S. and Puerto Rico annual giving campaign, Monica will also talk about the keys to successful campaigns and how a focus on skills-based volunteering has inspired more than 5,600 children in the Chicagoland area to discover science, technology, education and math (STEM) while also improving employees’ core competencies and connection with Abbott. 



London, UK

Hosted by Microsoft
TBD | 9:00 – 1:30pm 



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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



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