In 2021, despite the pandemic, a record number of high-profile organizations applied. To celebrate this remarkable achievement, WiG will hold its prestigious Annual Recognition Galas at Toronto (May 24 at the Ritz-Carlton Toronto, co-chaired by Parchment JaquiCEO of Mercer Canada and John McKenzieCEO of TMX Group) and Montreal (September 15 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, co-chaired by Anik TrudelCEO of Lavery and Denis Giangi, President of Rolls-Royce Canada). These long-awaited in-person editions will bring together top leaders from the worlds of business and politics.

What follows 10 organizations have obtained a Platinum Parity certificationMT :
Accenture | National Bank of Canada | Bell Canada | CBC/Radio-Canada | Intact Financial Corporation | JLL | Mercier (Canada) | Sodexo (Canada) | Sun Life | City of Montreal

Over 70 leading organizations have submitted applications for WiG parity certificationMT and the list of certified at Bronze, Silver or Gold levels is available on our website from 8 Marchand:

“As employees begin to return to the office, now is the time to ensure that the upheavals we face are catalysts for change. While there’s been a lot of talk about an assignment, let’s choose a cover that’s themed around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Talent is scarce and diversity is the engine of any business. More than ever, women have an important role to play at all levels, in all sectors! Hybrid work should be an opportunity for women to contribute, and the Zoom cap shouldn’t be an additional barrier to their advancement. It is no longer acceptable to attribute our dismal progress to a lack of talent or know-how. If we’ve learned anything in the past 24 months, it’s that our future will be shaped by those who have had no voice in the past.

Caroline CodsiFounder and Chief Equity Officer, Women in Governance

About Women in Governance https://womeningovernance.org/
Women in Governance (WiG) is a non-profit organization founded in 2010 to support women in their career advancement and access to decision-making bodies as well as progressive organizations working to close the gender gap in the place workplace, promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. their priority.

SOURCE Women in Governance (WIG)

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