Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Agenda
May 3, 2023
May 3, 2023
Increasing diversity and inclusion is not only the right thing to do but the economic argument for it is clear, too. Diverse and inclusive companies perform better in decision-making, innovation, profitability, and employee engagement and productivity.
This Executive Summit will focus on the current state of diversity and inclusion in corporate Canada and the different ways through which the private sector is making progress and moving from awareness to action.
|10:30 to 10:35 a.m. ET||Introductory Remarks with The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President and CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce|
|10:35 to 10:45 a.m. ET||Fireside Chat with The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion|
|10:45 to 11:00 a.m. ET||Fireside Chat with Matthew Holmes, Senior Vice President, Policy & Government Relations, Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Sandra Odendahl, SVP & Head of Sustainability and Diversity, BDC|
|11:00 to 11:15 a.m. ET||Health Break|
|11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET||Panel Discussion|
This panel will discuss the current state of DEI in corporate Canada and the different ways through which the private sector is making progress and moving from awareness to action.
Shakiba Shayani, President & CEO, Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Kate Lister, Senior Assistant Vice President, Communications, Culture & Talent, Canadian Western Bank
Émilie Nketiah, Vice President of Talent & Culture, Transdev Canada
Lena Rupp, CFO and Head of Business Services, BASF Canada
Juliet Turpin, Vice President, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility, Randstad Canada