LBG provides a roadmap to help companies on the journey from measuring what they input to delivering community output and, most importantly, the impact.

LBG provides tailored support  and account management for each member depending on where they are at in their 'measurement journey'. Members receive full guidance and expertise with regard to the appropriate valuation of community investment activities, together with a one-on-one personalised workshop to deliver focused support.

LBG members are entitled to the following range of services and benefits;


  • Access to LBGOnline, a cloud based end to end data collection, management and reporting system
  • Save time and increase efficiency. Collect and manage your data in LBGOnline which offers real-time tables and graphs for analysis and reporting.
  • Companies can have as many additional logins to LBGOnline as is required.
  • Independent data verification
  • Individual tailored company benchmarking report each year
  • Access to self-benchmarking, enabling comparisons against peers and sectors
  • Data for integration into investor ratings like DJSI and reporting standards like GRI                                                                   

Social Impact Methodology

•LBG's social impact methodology, plus support with regards its application


•Individual tailored insight reports each year including recommendations for improvements
•Access to self-benchmarking, enabling comparisons with peers and sectors, locally and globally
•Data for use in major corporate responsibility indices (DJSI, GRI, CR Index)

Thought leadership and events

•Introductory workshops, webinars and training
•Local and sector-based networking
•International guest speakers
•Annual members' conference and benchmark results reception

Brand leverage

•Opportunity to participate in media campaigns and submit case studies for inclusion in LBG publications and features
•Use of the LBG logo and the right to cite membership in external publications
•Exposure as a member of LBG and therefore external recognition of your organisation's understanding of corporate community investment measurement and assessment

Membership Plus

+        Impact – Tailored LBG social impact methodology workshop to link your company’s strategic objectives to the community investment strategy, clarify the strategic intent of a key partnership and agree the impact measures that will be tracked over time

+        Data – Hand over the analysis of data, records and documentation to us and we’ll take care of your data entry reporting

+        LBG for Community – Build reporting capacity in your community partners 

+        Your Story – Tell your social impact story with this bespoke communications package that matches good content with the right channels to share how your program is making a difference.

+        Shared Value - use LBG to measure and assess the impact of shared value initiatives

To find out more about the LBG model and membership, contact the LBG team.


  • In 2017 members in AU & NZ contributed $225M to the community and 0.14% of total revenue on average


  • LBG members have
    an average of
    3.6 FTE staff
    members dedicated
    to community
    investment activities

  • LBG members on average contributed 0.61% of pre-tax profit to the community in 2017

  • In 2017 our members contributed $891 per employee on average

  • Employee time made up 9% of contributions by our members in 2017

  • Health causes received the majority of member contributions in 2017

  • In 2017 on average 12 hours per employee was contributed to the community


  • Jawun.jpgLBG members NAB, Woodside Energy & Wesfarmers support employees on five week secondments assisting Indigenous organisations with economic and social development projects.

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  • ANZ_case_study.jpg "Seeds of Renewal" is a grants program, supported by ANZ, which aims to contribute to building thriving communities in regional Australia.

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  • TUK.pngDatacom helps make the internet safer for kids through ThinkUKnow, an internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers.

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  • Essendon_EFC_Dyson_Heppell_and_Friends.jpgThe Essendon Football Club aims to strengthen communities through sport, and a key partnership is with the Tiwi Bombers Football Club located 80 kilometres North of Darwin. 

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  • Heart_Foundation_photo_small.jpgThe Medibank Community Fund and Heart Foundation partnership was born out of a shared 'For Better Health' philosophy to encourage healthy eating, more physical activity and greater community connectedness.

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  • National_Gallery_Ab_art_062.jpgIn 2009, the National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Limited established the Wesfarmers Arts Indigenous Fellowship program 

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  • Optus_casestudy_small.jpgOptus partners with The Smith Family to deliver 'student2student', a unique program that has helped many students to significantly increase their reading skills.

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  • OF_logo_new_white_small.pngOrigin Foundation supports Youth Off The Streets with skilled volunteering and financial support of the The National Scholarship Program and Dollars for Scholars Program. 

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  • Jawun.jpgLBG members Woodside Energy, NAB & Wesfarmers support employees on five week secondments assisting Indigenous organisations with economic and social development projects.

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  • josh_kennedy_kg_small.jpgWest Coast Eagles FC inspires high school students in the Pilbara with "Kicking Goals", a curriculum-based mentoring program in partnership with BHP Billiton and Swan Districts Football Club. 

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