Our community involvement

Serving as good corporate citizens

At CGI, we are passionate about the communities in which we live and work. We take the skills required to be a leading IT services company—problem solving, creativity and dedication—and put them to work to make a positive difference. Through volunteer and pro-bono initiatives and financial investments, we are committed to contributing to those causes that benefit the well-being of our communities.

CGI at work in our communities

CGI’s local proximity business model ensures that we are close to our clients and communities. We know from experience that serving locally benefits all of us globally. Read how CGI teams around the world are contributing to community development.

Chabla mobile service enables deaf community to converse by phone with anyone at anytime

Chabla mobile service enables deaf community to converse by phone with anyone at anytime
Chabla mobile service enables deaf community to converse by phone with anyone at anytime

CGI, in partnership with Signmark Productions, designed a mobile service—Chabla—to connect deaf individuals with interpreters around the world, allowing them to pick up the phone and converse with anyone quickly and easily. For a deaf person, connecting with friends and family over the phone was not possible prior to Chabla. ...

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Providing access to clean drinking water at school in Hyderabad

CGI provided a water purification system to ensure students have access to safe drinking water
CGI provided a water purification system to ensure students have access to safe drinking water

CGI has a 40-plus year tradition of investing in the communities in which we work and live. When members in our Hyderabad, India office learned that a nearby school’s water supply contained high levels of chlorine and other impurities, they acted quickly. Through a donation campaign, members provided a state-of-the-art water purification system...

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Minimizing the impact of Hurricane Matthew for utility clients and their customers

CGI’s work during Hurricane Matthew helped to increase safety and minimize downtime for the communities our clients serve
CGI’s work during Hurricane Matthew helped to increase safety and minimize downtime for the communities our clients serve

Utility companies were bracing for widespread outages as Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc on the East Coast of the United States in October 2016. With persistent tropical force winds and potential damage from storm surge and seawater incursion, Hurricane Matthew presented a serious test to utilities and their mission-critical systems. ...

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We’re proud to be a patron of The Prince's Trust

We’re proud to be a patron of The Prince
We’re proud to be a patron of The Prince's Trust

Through our partnership, our staff members across the UK support The Prince’s Trust by sharing their skills and experience through the organisation’s volunteering and mentoring programme and by hosting regular ‘World of Work’ days at our offices.

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CGI app makes Louisiana’s Bayou Vermilion more accessible

The interactive paddle trail map helps paddlers and boaters explore the bayou.
The interactive paddle trail map helps paddlers and boaters explore the bayou.

CGI members designed and developed a Paddle Trail app to help the public better navigate and enjoy the Bayou Vermilion, a 70-mile long river in southern Louisiana in the United States. The interactive paddle trail map, which can be used on a mobile device or on a desktop computer, allows paddlers and boaters to locate points of interest and...

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CGI at work in our communities

Our business units embrace and engage in numerous causes and partner with hundreds of charitable organizations. In addition, to leverage our collective strength, we have the following national partnerships.

Centraide United Way Prince Trust