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The Diversity in Governance Awards honour nonprofit organizations and public agencies, boards and commissions, which have made tangible steps to promote diversity at their highest levels.
Successful strategies of past recipients have included the establishment and implementation of diversity policies; outreach to diverse communities; and measurement and reporting on diversity goals.
On June 19, join DiverseCity onBoard to celebrate the winners of this year’s Diversity in Governance Awards. The awards recognize leading organizations in board diversity in the public and non-profit sectors. In addition, the Canadian Board Diversity Council will present its Corporate Diversity Award to a leader in the private sector.
The 2010 recipients were The Peel Children’s Aid Society (nonprofit board category), The Town of Richmond Hill (public board category), and The Redwood (small nonprofit board category). A new corporate award, presented by the Canadian Board Diversity Council, recognized TD Bank Group.
The 2009 recipients were United Way Toronto and Women’s College Hospital.
The 2008 recipients were The Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, Harbourfront Centre and The YMCA of Greater Toronto.
The 2007 recipients were The Ontario Trillium Foundation, The City of Toronto, Seneca College, Dixon Hall and an honourable mention to The York Region Police Services Board.