Jun 22, 2020, 07:30 ET
TORONTO, June 22, 2020 /CNW/ - The LGBT Corporate Canadian Index ("LGBT CCI") is a benchmark for understanding and measuring LGBT Diversity and Inclusion ("LGBT D&I") within corporate Canada. LGBT CCI identifies corporations listed on the S&P/TSX Composite Index that are promoting diversity by embracing LGBT D&I. LGBT CCI is proud to work with other leading organizations to effect and drive positive change for LGBT employees in the workplace.
"LGBT CCI is an important and valuable tool for championing the rights of LGBT individuals on a national level. This year marks the 5th anniversary since the inception of the index – and we want to recognize our proud constituents" said Alexis Klein, Founder, LGBT CCI.
Congratulations to all 2020 proud LGBT CCI Constituents:
Bank of Montreal
Bank of Nova Scotia
Sun Life Financial Inc.
Royal Bank of Canada
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Toronto Dominion Bank
PrairieSky Royalty Ltd
Dentsu Aegis Network
Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust
Rogers Communications Inc.
Bonavista Energy Corporation
Equitable Group Inc.
Congratulations to all LGBT CCI constituents!
"As we carry out our purpose to boldly grow the good in business and in life, diversity and inclusion continue to be core values for our company," said Paul Noble, Senior Vice-President and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, BMO Capital Markets and Executive Sponsor, BMO
Pride Canada Enterprise Resource Group. "We are honoured to be recognized by the LGBT CCI with a 100 per cent rating for fostering a culture where our LGBTQ2+ employees can thrive, and we remain resolute in our commitment to champion an environment with zero barriers to
inclusion in our workplace and for our customers."
About LGBT CCI
We can all embrace the merits of LGBT CCI because it provides transparency around best practices as it pertains to corporate policies and corporate advocacy.