The Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce has a new category in its annual award ceremonies this year – and it’s one proudly sponsored by The Immigrant Welcome Centre, our Welcoming Communities Coalition, and the Creative Employment Access Society (CEAS Courtenay).
Local organizations can now be nominated for the Chamber’s first ever Diversity & Inclusion Award.
The award will recognize best practices in attracting a diverse work force and creating an inclusive environment in the Comox Valley region. This can be demonstrated by:
- creating an accessible environment for clients/customers
- actively engaging with under-represented employees
- cultural diversity in the represented workforce at all levels, including leadership, and includes but is not limited to ethnicity, race, religion, gender, age, and ability.
Do you know an employer who embeds diversity and inclusion into their core strategy? Or an organization that has been a leader in promoting diversity and inclusion to improve the workplace culture for its employees?
The finalists will be announced in November and the awards gala will be held on Jan. 29, 2022.