Employee Resource Groups: Toolkit for Diversity and Inclusion Practitioners
The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion
The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion created this toolkit to provide practical suggestions and strategies for implementing and managing Employee Resource Groups within companies. The toolkit contains information about:
- Types of ERGs: Cultural, inter-generational, single parents, working parents, women, etc.
- Value of ERGs:To organizations and individuals (e.g. community and ally building; engagement, inclusion, and retention; leadership and professional development)
- Barriers and Challenges:Examples of what ERGs face in Canadian organizations (e.g. buy-in from management and leadership; ERG structure and logistics; membership engagement and retention)
- Setting Up ERGs for Success: CCDI recommends action in aspects such as formal structures and budget; communications and synergies; accountability; engaging stakeholders; etc.
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