We invite all Canadian Governments, Businesses and Organizations to Connect, Engage & Empower each other. Together we can Reimagine real sustainable solutions to achieve gender equality for all.
Resources & Publications
IDEAS Defined – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access & Sustainable Solutions
- IDEAS Defined – English & French
IDEAS4GE and the 50 – 30 Challenge What Works Tool Kit (WWTK) – Check out direct links to resources in the WWTK that promote Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access
A Guide to Launching a National to Empower Women’s – A Canadian Experience
- The CCEW Early Journey: This guide shares the steps taken to promote awareness on the benefits of Women’s Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality and the launch of the CCEW. This work laid the foundation for the expanded Intersectional GBA+ approach to achieve the recovery and full participation of women and all genders in all their diversity in the workplace, market place and community in Canada.
The Early Days
Community Engagement & Community Building
- Women’s Empowerment & IDEAS4GE Community Building Info graphic
- Women’s Economic Empowerment Guide to Community Engagement (New Edition Coming Soon)
- Women’s Empowerment & IDEAS4GE Community Event Planning Sheets
- IDEAS for Gender Equality Community Events Info graphic – English
- IDEAS for Gender Equality Community Events Info graphic – French
Additional Resources – Reports & Publications
The 50-30 Challenge: What Works Tool Kit (Released Fall 2022)
The What Works Toolkit is an online toolkit, designed for Canadian organizations looking to adopt equity and diversity initiatives within their organizations. It includes tangible actions organizations and individuals can take, resources designed to set out policies and approaches for recruitment, mentorship, promotion, and retention of board members and employees, as well as anti-racism, anti-harassment, and inclusive workplace strategies, and other related relevant activities and initiatives. The toolkit also features examples from Canadian organizations, profiling diversity successes.
To assist community partners and stakeholders explore the benefits of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in the Canadian workplace, marketplace and community, the IDEAS4GE Team in collaboration with the 50 – 30 Challenge and KPMG Canada Team has aligned some key Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Solution Opportunities with the 50 – 30 Challenge What Works Tool Kit. To access this Quick Start 3-page resource download English French
CHECK OUT THE 50 – 30 WHAT WORKS TOOL KIT NOW
Whether you are a Small, Medium or Large Business or a Non-Profit Organization the What Works Tool Kit can help you on your journey to creating an organization where everyone can thrive.
Learn more about how Diversity can be Your Advantage – Click Here.
Check out The Publicly Available Specification Guidelines that Support the 50 – 30 Challenge
Women and the Workplace Symposium Report and Resources
In May 2019, the Government of Canada hosted a two-day Symposium on Women and the Workplace at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
At the event, 240 Canadian leaders and champions of workplace gender equality and diversity shared best practices to inspire and advance women’s participation in the workplace. Presenters and participants came from the public and private sector, unions, academia, industry and human resource associations, and civil society organizations.
A Gendered Look
“The purpose of this report is to present how women and girls can have an effective impact on societies and governments when they are given a chance to take part in global discussions that may affect change. More importantly, this publication emphasizes how women and girls play a significant role in achieving the 2030 Agenda.”
Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
Decolonization Toolkit -VIDEA and Facilitators Guide
Women in the Workplace 2021 Report – McKinsey & Leanin
Generation Equality Accountability Report 2022 – UN Women
Hybrid Work: Making it fit with your Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Strategy – McKinsey
2022 Annual Report Card- The Zero Report-Prosperity Project
Global Report for Pandemic Preparedness and Response: COVID-19 Make it the Last Pandemic
Women in the Workplace Symposium Report 2019
Institute for Gender Equality and the Economy: Quick Explainers
Feminist Economic Recovery Plan for Canada – Institute for Gender Equality & YWCA Canada
The Power of Working Together – UNWomen, ILO and EU
The Power of Partnerships for Achieving Gender Equality – Documentary 25years since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
Bridging the Gap: Emerging Private Sector Response and Recovery Measures for Gender Equality amid COVID-19
Advocacy Tool to Support Women Entrepreneurs During COVID-19
Global Compact Canada Network – Sustainable Development Goals Emerging Practice Guide
Mentoring to Advance Women in the Workplace- UN WEEmpower
McKinsey Women in the Workplace – 2019
Women Deliver-Future of Work for Women Framework
Gender Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in Innovation
Empowering Women for Innovation and Business Success
The design or everyday men: a new lens for gender equality progress
How the Stock Exchanges can Promote Gender Equality
Who Holds the Key to Closing the Skills Gap? – Ernst & Young
How Advancing Women can add 12 Trillion Dollars to Global Growth – Mckinsey
CCEW Recommended Resource List What you need to know about Women’s Empowerment – Fundamentals