March 21, 2011
IAVE 21st World Volunteer Conference Workshop 224: Corporate Community Engagement: Employee Volunteering at its Best
The focus of this session is for speakers to share their initiatives in building excellence in corporate community involvement and to gain an understanding of a spectrum of opportunities that challenges tranditional thinking in employee volunteerism. These initiatives integrate employees' time, talents, and expertise, as well as material goods and opportunities such as corporate events and trainings, making them sustainable and impactful.
Speakers will explain how engagement opportunities were structured within their corporation, where the possibilities and resources were explored, and what the outcome was, serving the needs of the local communities. In conclusion, participants will have an opportunity to dialogue and share ideas around tools and best practices and discuss practical integration of knowledge philanthropy in the corporate setting.
2011 IAVE 21st World Volunteer Conference in Singapore
Jan 26, Day 3
Workshop 224: Corporate Community Engagement: Employee Volunteering at its Best
Moderator: Ruth Mackenzie, President & CEO, Volunteer Canada
Goh Chee Kong, Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Communication, SMRT Corporation Ltd
Kumiko Hori, Director of Community Affairs & Diversity - Japan & Korea, UBS Japan
James Temple, Foundation Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada Foundation