Connected for Success provides high-speed internet access to people living in rent-subsidized non-profit housing. Connected for Success is about bringing more Canadians online and giving them access to the digital economy so they can connect with friends, family, school, work and their future.
Qualified residents will be able to take advantage of an exclusive offer from Rogers Communications. In order to qualify for the program, the non-profit housing provider or organization must first partner with Rogers Connected for Success.
Qualified tenants will receive a letter in the mail explaining the program and details on how to sign up for Rogers Connected For Success. Housing providers may promote Connected For Success in their newsletters which are distributed to their tenants.
If you have not received a letter in the mail, tenants can speak with their housing provider to find out if Connected For Success is available in their building.
If you are a non-profit housing organization who is interested in partnering with Rogers on the Connected for Success program, please call 1.866.689.0758.
At Rogers we believe in connecting with our communities in many ways. Rogers is committed to contributing at least 1% of our pre-tax earnings in charitable donations each year. Our support includes contributions we make to several focus areas:
Rogers supports Canadian culture and content. Here are some of the numerous organizations and projects we have funded over the years:
Rogers actively supports local community development programs to deliver vital social services and support the most vulnerable members of our community.
Rogers is dedicated to helping more Canadians get online and use the internet to its full potential. Here are a few examples:
Rogers actively encourages the development of innovative and creative film and TV content, for example:
Rogers tv. Rogers owns and operates 42 Rogers tv stations, featuring community-based programming that helps brings us closer together.
Rogers supports community sports initiatives across the country such as:
Here at Rogers, we actively support our employees’ community activities through the Rogers Employee Volunteer Program. Employees are given one paid day off each year to volunteer with a registered charity of their choice. Here’s just one example of how our team members are making a difference in local communities:
The charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays uses baseball to teach life skills and create lasting social change for children and youth in marginalized communities across Canada. Jays Care works with like-minded organizations to design and implement best-in-class programs for children and youth that respond to the unique strengths and needs of each community. Our goal is to reduce the opportunity gap and level the playing field for all kids across Canada.
Each year, Jays Care programming positively impacts 65,000 Canadian children and youth
Jays Care has invested $8.15 million towards the design, refurbishment and construction of 67 baseball diamonds and youth sport facilities across Canada
In 2017, Jays Care will invest more than $6 million in youth-focused programs across Canada, including all 10 provinces and the Yukon Territory
Over 7,600 children and youth across Canada participated in Rookie League in 2016
Rogers is committed to supporting our communities across Canada. We support registered charities and non-profit organizations that focus on youth educational initiatives, and engage in sports, leisure and entertainment sponsorships. We receive many requests for support and each one is valued against Rogers objectives and guidelines.
If you are interested in applying for a sponsorship or charitable donation from Rogers, please click “Get Started” below for more information. Thank you for your interest in Rogers.
If your organization is interested in a sponsorship or donation with Rogers, please click on the link below to submit your proposal by email. Once your request is submitted, a Rogers representative will review and respond within four weeks.
The Rogers Employee Volunteer Program was created to encourage and support employee volunteer activities which serve the communities where we live and work. We invite employees to take one paid day off of work annually and use toward a volunteer experience with a registered charity of their choice.
If you are a registered charity that is seeking out volunteers in your community, please contact us with the following information. A representative will be in touch to discuss how we can work together.
Our environment matters, that's why we embed environmental stewardship into our business. We actively manage our environmental risk and have introduced programs and targets to reduce our environmental footprint, particularly around the priority areas of energy and greenhouse gas emissions, paper and waste. We’re also changing the way our employees work, generating substantial environmental benefits, and fostering engagement and awareness across the company.
total metric tonnes of office materials collected from our workspace redesign.
= 34 metric tonnes of office material
in 2016 we won 4 environmental awards, incluing 2 CivicAction race to reduce awards, and was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers
Paper is a key component of our business, and we are focused on finding innovative solutions to streamline our paper consumption.
We’re employing new internal technology and retrofitting our buildings, which will ultimately reduce our energy consumption. This also allow us to make more efficient use of our office footprint, significantly reducing our future energy consumption. Initiatives include: enhancing lighting conditions by maximizing day lighting where we can, as well as constructing glass partitions on the fronts of meeting rooms; and installing high-efficiency LED fixtures with motion sensors and daylight sensors to optimize energy performance
We are committed to improving our energy efficiency across our operations as we move towards a low-carbon economy.
Responsible management of materials we use and the waste we produce is important both to our operational efficiency and the environment.
Rogers is committed to reducing energy usage by 10% and greenhouse gas emissions by 25%, compared to 2011 levels, by 2025.
In 2015, Rogers won two annual Race to Reduce Awards
We host recycling events on Earth Day and during Waste Reduction Week to encourage employees to clean their workstations of unused office supplies in order to donate them to local charities.
vehicles have been replaced - based on mileage driven, we reduced our fuel by 29,212 litres and our GHG emissions by 67,188 kilograms.
= Approx. 11.5 vehicles
Rogers buildings turned off the lights for Earth Hour in March.
= 4 buildings
In 2015, we reduced our total paper consumption by 21.3% from the year prior.