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Nominations are Open for the 2018 Catalyst Canada Honours

The Catalyst Canada Honours annually recognizes exceptional role models for accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion. Since 2010, more than 30 outstanding individuals have been honoured as Champions, representing the gold standard for leadership in corporate Canada.

If you know a Company/Firm Leader, Business Leader, or Emerging Leader who is creating inclusive workplaces and is a role model of inclusive leadership, submit a nomination by February 23, 2018 to [email protected]

2018 Company/Firm and Business Leader Nomination Form
2018 Emerging Leader Nomination Form

Congratulations to the 2017 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions:

Company/Firm Leaders

Business Leaders

Emerging Leader

November 6, 2017 in Toronto was our annual Catalyst Canada Honours Conference and Dinner celebrating the outstanding achievements of the 2017 Catalyst Canada Honours Champions as role models for inclusive leadership in Corporate Canada. 

Catalyst Canada Honours Conference 2017 Retrospective

Catalyst Canada Honours Dinner 2017 Retrospective

Catalyst Accord

The Catalyst Accord 2022 calls on Canadian boards and CEOs to pledge to accelerate the advancement of women in business.

Accord signatories pledge to take the following actions:

  1. Increase the average percentage of women on boards and women in executive positions in corporate Canada to 30% or greater by 2022.

  2. Share key metrics with Catalyst for annual benchmarking of our collective progress.

For more information about how your company can join, please contact [email protected]

Catalyst Canada Proudly Joins the Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance

The Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance (CGGGA) is an unprecedented partnership of the leading not-for-profit organizations focused on research, advocacy and education in the areas of governance and gender diversity. The Alliance aims to amplify and coordinate efforts to increase gender parity on boards and in executive positions, and contribute to public policy as an advisor for the governments and regulators. The first joint initiative is the creation of this Directors’ Playbook, which presents a curation of practical tools that organizations can use to achieve gender balance on boards through deliberate action.

Catalyst Canada in the News

About Catalyst Canada

Catalyst Canada is the leading nonprofit research and advocacy organization dedicated to accelerating progress for women through workplace inclusion in Canada. Established in 2000, Catalyst Canada addresses the unique concerns of Canadian women in business through research, education, and events. The Catalyst Canada Honours annually recognizes individual champions of women in business. The Catalyst Accord 2022 is a call to action for corporate Canada to increase the representation of women on their boards and in executive positions.