Diversity & Inclusion

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CSR reaches a tipping point

How the events of 2020 hastened the rise of stakeholder capitalism and reshaped the meaning of corporate purpose.

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Why we may have hit ‘peak purpose’

For companies like Scotiabank and Loblaw, it’s no longer good enough to simply express corporate values.

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Around 90% of Wealthsimple employees see D&I progress

From the C-Suite newsletter: The fintech provides an update on the impact of its initiatives.

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Jackson-Triggs wants wine culture to be more inclusive

The Arterra brand is using the voice that comes with being the top wine in the country to break down old barriers.

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The anti-Black racism fight can’t be ‘business as usual’

Proof’s Bunmi Adeoye explains why Black talent feel like momentum has been lost, and how to fix it in 2021.

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Most-read of 2020: Magazine

The most popular stories from our print edition include features on companies like Bell, Telus, Sobeys and Knix, plus how brands are adapting to a gender-fluid future.

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Harry Rosen and Masai Ujiri team up

The brand responds to calls for retailers to diversify their shelves with a capsule collection alongside the Toronto Raptors president.

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Why ‘making the business case’ is vital to reaching Black consumers

Ethnicity’s Howard Lichtman explains how brands under-valuing an entire community has led to a massive knowledge gap.

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AV Communications launches multicultural marketing platform

Ethnihub is meant to address gaps in consumer research.

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MES 2020: Championing a culture of inclusion takes time

During a virtual session at strategy’s summit, leaders at Aldo and Shopify explained why it’s better to look within than to other brands for guidance on D&I.

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Could fixing the casting process be a first step to more diverse production?

Why a group of directors is calling for racial descriptions to be removed from briefs.

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Agencies took ‘informal’ approach to hiring gaps

As agencies chart their recovery, a survey from the CMA and strategy provides a snapshot of work life pre-pandemic.

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Introducing strategy’s Diversity and Inclusion advisory board

In addition to the inaugural board, the publication has also committed to specific goals for its conferences and advisory boards.

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ICA and Bell Media’s contest will celebrate diverse ads

The IDEA competition aims to prove that diversity in front of and behind the camera has benefits for business strategy.

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Which brands do Canadians see as champions of D&I?

From the C-Suite newsletter: A survey ranks Walmart and Nike highest, with perceptions driven by workforce diversity and ads.