April 2019 Spotlight

This edition of Spotlight is focused on Our People, the first of our three Social Purpose pillars, which include Our Community and Our Environment. Focusing on Our People is a natural extension of our Social Purpose initiative and includes programs we deploy for our people (the FirstService Relief Fund is a great example of that) and diversity and inclusion initiatives (don’t miss Laurie Dietz’s article on this topic in this newsletter).

To ensure we are disciplined about retaining a strong focus on each of our three pillars, we have implemented committees comprised of company thought leaders who have a special interest or expertise in each area. These “Champions” are enthusiastic, engaged and collaborative, helping us map out and execute programs and initiatives that allow us to continuously evolve our Social Purpose program. We are grateful for their support and contributions.

When you share company activities in support of Our People on social media don’t forget to include our #FirstServeOthers hashtag!

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FirstService Brands: Fostering an Environment of Diversity & Inclusion

At FirstService Brands, being regarded as an employer of choice in our respective industries is a shared aspiration. We want all of our people, from our front line teams to our employees in corporate offices, to feel valued, respected and happy to come to work every day.

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Recognition Programs Honor Our Greatest Asset

Recognition programs are a powerful way to celebrate our people who exemplify their company’s mission and values. Many of our organizations have formalized programs that not only serve to highlight the contributions of our team members but also foster an environment where company missions and values are brought to life every day, through the deeds […]

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FirstService Relief Fund: Four Things To Know About Eligibilty Requirements

It’s important for everybody to understand the FirstService Relief Fund’s eligibility criteria in case they, or a co-worker, are faced with an unforeseen event. Here are four things to ask yourself before applying for a grant.

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FirstService Relief Fund: Helping Our People When They Need It Most

The FirstService Relief Fund was established to assist Our People during times of personal financial hardship. The Fund relies on contributions from those within our organization with 100% of donations going directly to grants. Several of our Relief Fund recipients have graciously shared their stories in the hope they will inspire others to donate to […]

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Meet the Champions Behind Our People

We are grateful to have an engaged and enthusiastic team of leaders assist us in driving initiatives to support Our People. We thank each of you for your commitment and contributions to this important pillar of our Social Purpose program.

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