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New Issue of Communique Newsletter Now Available. The latest issue of our newsletter focuses on how companies are embracing pro bono and expanding their programs for greater impactRead it here >

LBG Associates Offers CSR Ratings, Rankings, and Reporting Consulting. Dr. Gornitsky and her team can help companies of all sizes manage and maximize their performance on CSR ratings and rankings, as well as their corporate social responsibility reporting. We are well-versed in the leading ratings, rankings, and the GRI sustainability reporting standards. Email us for more information >

LBG Associates Continues to Grow Its Consulting Services to High-Net-Worth Clients, Family Foundations and Donor-Advised Funds. The transfer of wealth from the Greatest Generation to Baby Boomers has sent more and more individuals and families to LBG Associates for help in making sound social investments that have a measurable impact.  Learn more >

LBG Associates Selected as Preferred Consultant by CHC. Community Health Charities (CHC) has selected LBG Associates as its preferred corporate social responsibility consulting partner. CHC recommends LBG Associates for help with strategy, design and implementation of corporate giving programs and employee engagement. CHC partners and members interested in a half-hour free consultation should call Linda Gornitsky at 203-325-3154.

LBG Associates is a Member of A Billion + Change. LBG Associates is a member of A Billion + Change, a national campaign to mobilize $5 billion of pro bono and skills-based service by 2015.  Learn more >

Dr. Gornitsky Interviewed by American Banker. Dr. Linda B. Gornitsky was quoted many times in a story in American Banker magazine, commenting on the benefits of volunteerism to community banks.

Pro Bono Today: What's New, What's Working

We know why we do pro bono--to help nonprofits thrive and to develop employee talent. What LBG Associates and LBG Research Institute wanted to know more about was how we do pro bono today. So we went to the companies with reputations for having solid pro bono programs. We interviewed the company and a nonprofit partner to hear both sides. The result is a 60-page report that reveals all the ways that companies are moving the practice of pro bono forward.The report covers the trends, practices that address barriers to pro bono for nonprofits, the elements of success, and 10 case studies of successful projects.

This report wouldn't be possible without the support of our sponsors:

Gold: Andeavor, Booz Allen Hamilton, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Silver: Macquarie Group, Target

Bronze: PIMCO

For a free copy of the report, click here.

Best Practices in Corporate Citizenship: A Four-Part Series

What are best practices in corporate citizenship today? The world isn't the same as it was when we published the report “Trends and Best Practices in Corporate Community Involvement” back in 2007. We began our quest to identify best practices in all aspects of corporate citizenship by holding brainstorming meetings with a number of company CSR representatives. These conversations, plus our experience with clients over many years and recent publications by others, formed the basis for our best practices. To read about our findings in our Communique newsletter, click here.

Balancing Pro Bono Supply and Demand: Challenges and Solutions from the Nonprofit Point of View

While pro bono is the fastest growing employee engagement program, according to CECP’s 2015 Giving in Numbers report, anecdotally it appears that the supply of volunteers is outpacing the demand for their services. LBG Associates and LBG Research Institute went directly to nonprofits to ask them why. With the support of corporate sponsors, including Platinum Lead Sponsor JPMorgan Chase, LBG surveyed nonprofits about their experiences with pro bono volunteers, what the challenges were and the solutions they had found for these challenges. For a free copy of the report, click here.

Global Employee Engagement: Challenges and Solutions. CSR consultants LBG Associates has completed an important research study that does what no previous study on Global Employee Engagement has done--tell you how real companies solved real problems they encountered taking their employee giving and volunteer programs overseas. This 57-page report reveals the three biggest challenges of global engagement and the solutions multinational companies employ to minimize them.. The report is FREE thanks to the generosity of Microsoft Corp. Download the report here.

FEATURED CLIENT - CSX

Working with Linda and her team has been very rewarding. Not only have they helped design our strategic community outreach program, including both the giving and volunteering components, and trained our staff, but Linda has also been invaluable in helping us gain the endorsement and commitment of senior management. I truly value her expertise and knowledge and the individual attention we get. LBG Associates is a wonderful resource as we move forward. Linda is a SUPERSTAR!!!
– Tori Kaplan, CSX

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