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Canada Life

Contact: Verena von Rennenberg, Manager, People & Culture

Our Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Vision

Our vision is to drive outstanding business outcomes and to promote wellbeing of our people and external stakeholders. To achieve our strategic objectives, we are developing high performing and diverse teams, in an inclusive environment. ​

Our ESG and DEI work are a key elements of our evolving culture and „how“ we work. We foster an inclusive work environment where all colleagues can realise their full potential and we encourage a diverse range of talent at all levels. This will lead to employees with increased job satisfaction, higher levels of trust, and more engaged employees. ​

Our Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Activities

  • DEI Calendar, Events and Communication across different dimensions of diversities throughout the year to and with our employees including the International Women’s Day, European Diversity Month May, Pride Month, Anti Racism Month, Mental Health Day, International Men’s Day and the Day for persons with disabilities

  • Launch of Family friendly policies (e.g. family carers leave, fertility treatment leave, menopause policy, pregnancy loss leave, enhanced compassionate leave)

  • Training and information on DEI Topics

  • Employee Assistance Programme for additional support

  • Review of succession planning recruitment process, inclusive communication, office design through the DEI lens

  • DEI is embedded into the Social Workstream within our ESG Strategy

  • Opportunities for employees to get involved via our DEI Groups: Steering, Operational and CLE Network

Our Reasons for Signing Diversity Charter Ireland

  • to promote diversity, equality and inclusion

  • to formalise our commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace

  • to network and continuously improve our diversity, equality and inclusion strategy and activities

  • We have also signed the German Diversity Charter and involved in the European Diversity Month activities