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.

CGI-built app mobilizes volunteers for the Finnish Association for Mental Health

CGI volunteers in Finland developed a user-friendly app that helps FAMH mobilize its volunteer workforce in the digital age.
CGI volunteers in Finland developed a user-friendly app that helps FAMH mobilize its volunteer workforce in the digital age.

As part of CGI’s Dream Connectors program, a company-wide initiative to support the involvement of CGI professionals in their communities, a CGI team in Finland partnered with the Finnish Association for Mental Health (FAMH) to develop an app that matches volunteers to people in need. ...

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CGI hosts Montreal STEM Camp: Part of global commitment to equipping the future digital workforce

On June 2, 2018, CGI hosted a STEM Camp in Montreal to provide area students ages 11-17 with an introduction to concepts and ski
On June 2, 2018, CGI hosted a STEM Camp in Montreal to provide area students ages 11-17 with an introduction to concepts and ski

CGI works to address a critical challenge for the IT services industry: the lack of professionals, particularly those from underrepresented populations, to help build an IT workforce for the digital age. Through programs hosted across our global operations, we inspire young people by sharing our passion for high-tech careers and other...

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CGI volunteers in France provide career advice to young job seekers

CGI volunteers in France partnered with Rézo City to provide career development tools and guidance to young job seekers.
CGI volunteers in France partnered with Rézo City to provide career development tools and guidance to young job seekers.

As part of CGI’s Dream Connectors program, a company-wide initiative to support the involvement of CGI professionals in their communities, CGI volunteers in France partnered with Rézo City to help advance its mission of providing career development tools and guidance to young job seekers. Rézo City is a program within France’s Éduquer pour...

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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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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