More and more businesses today are beginning to incorporate diversity and inclusion as a key component of their business strategy because they know that inclusive employers attract top talent. The BC Workplace Inclusion Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of BC employers and individuals who are leading the way in workplace inclusion. From large businesses to non-profit organizations, from managers to front-line staff, the BC Workplace Inclusion Awards honor those who have demonstrated a commitment to fostering diversity at work at all levels of the labor market.
Work With Us is proud to be nominated in 2 categories for this year. These include being nominated for the;
DIVERSE & INCLUSIVE CULTURE CHAMPION – Social Enterprise & Non-Profit Organization
With approximately 26,000 non-profit organizations in BC, this sector employs more than 120,000 British Colombians. The work of NPOs has significant impact on communities across the province. The Non-Profit Organization category recognizes those organization that beyond a mission to serve the community, as an employer, they walk the talk in demonstrating a sense diversity and inclusion to their own workplace.
A social enterprise is a business that trades to create positive social impact, be it social, cultural, community economic and/or environmental outcomes. The business has a clear sense of its ‘social mission’, which is publicly identified. Nominees in this category demonstrate an inclusive and diverse workforce, tapping into the strengths of people who are often marginalized.
DIVERSE & INCLUSIVE CHAMPION – Strong Voices Award – Kate Perkins
The Strong Voices Award winner is someone who is an outspoken and positive role model for diversity and inclusion in their community. By taking the spotlight, whether in the media, in public, or online, this award winner shines a light on the benefits of integrating different groups into the workforce and is an icon for positive change.
ABOUT THE UNTAPPED GALA AWARDS 2018
The UnTapped Gala Awards 2018 celebrates BC businesses and individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive workplaces. All shortlisted nominees for the 2018 BC Workplace Inclusion Awards will be in attendance, and award recipients will be announced at the end of the evening. Meet these amazing diversity and inclusion champions over dinner, music and entertainment at the beautiful Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver.
To learn more about these awards, visit https://untappedseries.ca/
|DATE & TIME||LOCATION|
|Thu, 22 November 2018
6:45 PM to 10:00 PM PST
|Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
791 West Georgia Street