The Career Foundation: Future at Work

How to Prioritize Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace

November 21, 2020 The Career Foundation Season 1 Episode 3
The Career Foundation: Future at Work
How to Prioritize Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace
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The Career Foundation: Future at Work
How to Prioritize Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace
Nov 21, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
The Career Foundation

In this episode of our [email protected] podcast and webinar series, Evelyn Akselrod introduces the first of our three-part series on inclusion and diversity in the workplace. She is joined by a special team of Accenture employees (Gwenna Kadima, Patricia Poon, Rosie Given, and Emily Bolton), who each lead an area of inclusion and diversity at Accenture, a Fortune Global 500 company. 

Accenture was recently named to the 2021 list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 11th consecutive year. In 2018 and 2019, Accenture was ranked the No. 1 company in the world for diverse and inclusive workplaces. Accenture has been a leader in establishing a diverse board of directors, advancing workplace equality, developing diverse talent, and convening a global dialogue on how to provide inclusive environments for individuals who identify in different ways. 

Evelyn and the Accenture team discuss Accenture’s strategic priorities and how other organizations can start or enhance their own journey to inclusion and diversity in the workplace. They also talk about the low-cost strategies and various resources available to business leaders looking to educate themselves and their employees on: gender equality and gender expression; best practices for including more persons with disabilities; ethnic and racial diversity in the workplace; mental health & wellness, and more.

Show Notes

In this episode of our [email protected] podcast and webinar series, Evelyn Akselrod introduces the first of our three-part series on inclusion and diversity in the workplace. She is joined by a special team of Accenture employees (Gwenna Kadima, Patricia Poon, Rosie Given, and Emily Bolton), who each lead an area of inclusion and diversity at Accenture, a Fortune Global 500 company. 

Accenture was recently named to the 2021 list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 11th consecutive year. In 2018 and 2019, Accenture was ranked the No. 1 company in the world for diverse and inclusive workplaces. Accenture has been a leader in establishing a diverse board of directors, advancing workplace equality, developing diverse talent, and convening a global dialogue on how to provide inclusive environments for individuals who identify in different ways. 

Evelyn and the Accenture team discuss Accenture’s strategic priorities and how other organizations can start or enhance their own journey to inclusion and diversity in the workplace. They also talk about the low-cost strategies and various resources available to business leaders looking to educate themselves and their employees on: gender equality and gender expression; best practices for including more persons with disabilities; ethnic and racial diversity in the workplace; mental health & wellness, and more.