Hootsuite Publishes Annual 2022 Impact Report
Hootsuite’s report highlights the company’s ESG efforts in 2022 and looks toward its areas of focus for 2023
VANCOUVER, BC - APRIL 11, 2023 - Today, Hootsuite released its 2022 Annual Impact Report, detailing results from the company’s annual social impact initiatives, and commitment to the environment, people and community. The report provides an overview of Hootsuite’s efforts to create a safe, inclusive, and equitable workplace, while highlighting the company’s progress towards meeting its social impact goals.
In addition to efforts being made to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace, Hootsuite’s Annual Impact Report also highlights the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and provides transparency on the year-over-year progress of initiatives specific to the environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus at Hootsuite. Hootsuite has established partnerships with a number of nonprofit organizations, and empowered employees to participate in company-wide volunteering and giving events.
“Despite 2022 presenting a host of challenges from geopolitical instability and cross-sector workforce reductions to a looming global recession, our team did not waver on their commitment to this incredibly important work,” said Tara Ataya, Chief People & Diversity Officer, Hootsuite. “I am humbled by the work our people have undertaken during an uncertain time in our industry — whether by using their voices to call out injustice, providing their professional knowledge to organizations to support the crucial work being done, or giving of their time and talents to support those in need in their communities.”
This year’s report highlights include:
‘GameChanger, Diversity & Inclusion’ workplace honor awarded to Hootsuite at the Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) by BC Tech
42% of Hootsuite employees volunteered 882 hours to 25 nonprofits in 9 countries during ‘Beyond the Nest’, the company’s annual volunteer day
2,500 trees planted in Guatemala and 196 hours spent cleaning up our global neighborhoods for Earth Day
$173,000 CAD donated to over 230 global causes during the company’s HootMatch Festival of Goodness
40,000+ students enrolled in Hootsuite’s free Student Program to learn new social media marketing skills
Strategic partnership announcement with the World Health Organization to help combat misinformation around global health crises
12,000+ non profit registrations in Hootsuite’s HootGiving Program since the program’s inception to unlock the full potential of social to achieve their mission
“2022 has both challenged us and propelled us,” said Eva Taylor, Director of Social Impact, Hootsuite. “The initiatives highlighted in this report form a meaningful part of how we live our corporate guiding principles, which include giving back to our communities and becoming better allies while ensuring that Hootsuite is a place where everyone feels safe, welcomed, valued, and empowered to do their best work without compromising who they are.”
Learn more about Hootsuite’s progress for initiatives specific to its ESG focus in 2022 and areas of focus in 2023 in Hootsuite’s Annual Impact Report.
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Hootsuite Media Team