Continue Building Diversity and Inclusion Presented by Sharon McMahon Vice-President Human Resources November 2012
Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)Agenda • ACU • Background • Vision • Measures of Success • Strategies • Roadmap
Assiniboine Credit Union - ACU • Financial Cooperative • 110,000 members • 590 employees • 25 branches • 8th largest Credit Union in Canada • Assets – 3.1 Billion
Mission As a socially responsible co-operative, we provide financial services for the betterment of our members, employees and communities.
Vision A world where financial services in local communities contribute to sustainable future for all.
Diversity & Inclusion — Background • Employment Equity Plan — 1995 • Aboriginal Strategy — 2000 • Diversity & Inclusion Strategy - 2011
Benefits • Desirable place of employment • More comfortable workplace • Unique and innovative solutions • Better understanding of issues and concerns of our members • Leads to greater member insight and a unique competitive advantage
Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Vision To be an inclusive and diverse workplace that reflects the communities we serve.
We recognize that our success as a financial co-operative results from the unique talents, skills and experience that each employee brings. Our goal is to attract, retain and leverage the talent of a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve.
We are committed to providing all employees with a work environmentthat is welcoming, respectful and engaging. Our inclusive culture empowers our employees with the flexibility, encouragement and opportunity to achieve their highest potential.
Together,our differences make for unique solutions, opportunities to innovate, and a shared sense of well-being.
Measures of Success • A workforce composed of representatives from specific diversity groups that reflects the communities we serve. • Diverse groups are represented at all levels throughout ACU. • To be an employer of choice for all. • An inclusive workplace where employees value, respect and embrace different perspectives, talents and experiences that diverse people bring.
Building on our Success • Recruit from under-represented groups • Survey employees • Be visible in the communities • Build partnerships • Provide grants and sponsorships • Increase understanding
Diversity and Inclusion • 90.5% - Diversity is valued and respected • 87.1% - ACU has a reputation of being a good employer
Strategies Build a leadership team that embraces and practices our diversity values Attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce which is represented throughout ACU
Strategies Create an inclusive culture that understands and respects the individual differences of our employees Leverage our differences for innovation, collaboration and member success
Road Map — 2012 • D&I Steering committee • Communicate D&I • Conduct a gap analysis of recruitment, advancement and retention policies, processes and procedures • Review Partnerships • Career Paths • Leadership Development • Workforce Census
Questions? Sharon McMahon Vice President, Human Resources 204-478-8312 firstname.lastname@example.org