Linkage’s Institute for Leading Diversity & Inclusion Alumni Program

Introduced in January of 2013, Linkage’s new Institute for Leading Diversity & Inclusion Alumni Program is an innovative institute experience designed to equip D&I experienced practitioners and champions with tools necessary to serve as strategic resources to the business.

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Inspiring Our World Diversity Musical Event

In December 2012, MGM Resorts International debuted Inspiring Our World, a musical production created by employees and performed by an all-employee cast of seventy to educate our 62,000 employees about the company’s mission, core values, and commitment to leadership in diversity, philanthropy, and environmental sustainability.

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Increasing Female Representation in Accounting

For years the public accounting industry has hired as many women as men, but women still remain underrepresented at the partner level: Across the industry, women represent 45 percent of all employees but only 21 percent of partners. That’s one of the reasons Moss Adams LLP, one of the nation’s largest accounting and consulting firms, launched Forum_W—its effort to attract, develop, retain, and advance women.

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Women Empowered

National Grid’s Women’s Resource Group, WiN, is proud of the success of its Women Empowered (WE) program. This program was created because of the passion and creativity of fifteen National Grid women who attended an external leadership program offered by Women Unlimited.

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Accountable Leadership and Employee Engagement

The Ontario Ministry of Labour adopted a strategy to measure and strengthen equitable leadership competencies of its leaders, starting at the most senior level in year one and gradually moving to assess and support all managers in their growth as champions of diversity and inclusion.

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Developing Accessibility Plans

The Ontario Public Service’s began by increasing all employees’ understanding of the benefits of diversity and accessibility.

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Fit for Purpose Recruitment Strategy

Last year, Plan Canada was recognized externally as one of the “Top Ten Most Admired Work Cultures.” This sought-after award was won because of the organization’s greatest asset: its staff.

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Dialogues on Diversity

Dialogues on Diversity facilitate conversation between Region of Waterloo employees, partner organizations, and the community to deepen understanding of the different dimensions of diversity and learn how to increase inclusive access to services. This is one activity in the Region of Waterloo’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy.

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Empowering and Employing People with Autism

SAP recently launched a global collaboration with Specialisterne to employ people with autism in best-fit roles such as software testing. Specialisterne is an internationally recognized leader in harnessing the talents of people with autism to work in technology-oriented jobs such as software testing and programming.

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‘Floor Wizard’ Helps First-Year Lawyers
Company: Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Innovation: ‘Floor Wizard’ Helps First-Year Lawyers Award Recognition: Honorable Mention Understanding that effective mentors are an invaluable resource to our lawyers’ development and ultimate success, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP provides multiple opportunities for mentoring relationships to develop across different seniority levels. In recent years,... Read more