Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. What Does It Mean for Business?

Achieving real equity, diversity and inclusion in business is more than policies. But how do businesses assess and take action on EDI?

Dr. Tapo Chimbganda helps companies and organizations across North Amerca identify and implement EDI actions and policies.  While racism and gender are often the focus,  she says people with physical disabilities can be overlooked because of the need to create a workplace that is accessible.

Where to start? Do a search for “human rights code for businesses in Canada”. Most of the information needed is included in the Canada Employment Equity Act and provincial human rights codes.