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Meetings take place three times per year, in the fall, winter and spring.

Upcoming Meetings

  • February 21 - 22, 2018 in Vancouver, BC
  • May 7 - 8, 2018 in Ottawa, ON

Past Meeting Themes

  • The Bigger Picture
  • Demonstrating Impact
  • Profiling the Profession
  • Corporate Responsibility and Immigration 
  • Corporate Responsibility and Influencing Public Policy 
  • Transformational Partnerships: A deep dive into successful cross-sectoral partnerships
  • Emerging Trends with Charities and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Tool Kit Required to Build the Best in Class Canadian Community Investment Program
  • Employee Engagement—Community Investment as a Contributor to Increasing Employee Engagement
  • Establishing and Operating a Corporate Foundation
  • Managing in-kind contributions to the community
  • CI and CSR reporting in Canada and internationally
  • Ethics in Community Investment and Corporate Social Responsibility


Upcoming Webinar

Employee Engagement Campaigns: Hitting the Jackpot
(Live Webinar: Tuesday, April 28, 2015)
It makes a lot of sense to engage your employees in your company’s citizenship and community investment programs: they’re probably your best ambassadors. But how can you be sure you’ve picked the right way to involve your employees? And how do you know if they’re truly “engaged,” or whether they’re just going through the motions? Lynn Patterson, Director, Corporate Responsibility for RBC will be discussing how RBC was able to “hit the jackpot,” landing on the just the right activity for engagement and a concept that engaged 22,000 employees in 2014.

Recent Webinars

The Board's Role in Creating a Sustainable Future
(Recorded Webinar: Wednesday, March 22, 2017)

In reaction to shareholder and stakeholder shifting values, corporations now aim to develop and implement sustainability tactics that align with their business strategies.

Despite organizations adopting the appropriate mindset, there is significant room for improvement in the effectiveness of the execution and accountability of their sustainability programs. So what role does the board play in ensuring that sustainability is embedded in the organization? What does this look like in practice? What pitfalls or oversight should the board be cognizant of?

Demonstrating Value to Measure Impact in Non Profit Organizations
(Recorded Webinar: Tuesday, February 17, 2015)

Past Webinars Topics

Canadian Outlook with the Chief Economist
(The Conference Board of Canada, September 2014)
Where is the economy headed? How will your business plans be impacted? This recorded webinar with Glen Hodgson, the Board's Chief Economist and Senior Vice-President, walks you through the latest numbers.

IKEA’s Transformational Journey
(The Conference Board of Canada, June 2014)
Brendan Seal, Sustainability Manager at IKEA Canada profiles his company’s transformational “People and Planet Positive” strategy.

World-Changing Customers: Winning the Sustainability Game with Customer Engagement
(The Conference Board of Canada, September 23, 2014)
Featuring Coro Strandberg, CSR and Sustainability Stragetist and thought leader, David Willans, Marketing Director at Futerra and Frances Edmonds, Director of Environmental Programs at Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.

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Contact Us

For more information on how you can participate in the Corporate Community Investment Council contact:

Sally Crane
Tel: 604-728-4960
Sr Research Assoc, Corp Responsibility, Sustainability and Stakeholder Relation

Kaitlyn Soley
Tel: 613-526-3090x438
Administrative and Meetings Coordinator, Corporate Responsibility