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KPMG in Canada recognized as one of Canada’s top diversity employers in 2022

Professional services firm has earned prestigious recognition for 15 years in a row

Toronto, 8 March 2022 /CNW/ – KPMG in Canada has been named one of Canadian 15. Best Diversity Employers forth consecutive years.

Awards, now your 15 . Inth The year goes on, recognizes employers Canada Who has exceptional workplace diversity and inclusion programs for employees in five major groups: women, people of color, people with disabilities, Indigenous people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

“It’s in recognition of the work we’re doing to be a truly inclusive employer Canada Not only last year, but for almost two decades,” says Rob DavisChief Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of KPMG Canada, “In our fiscal year 2021, we met the ‘diversity in partnership’ target to reach 30 percent women and 20 percent people of color in 2018, and we look forward to building on that success in the years to come. “

With more than 10,000 employees CanadaKPMG’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (ID&E) strategy is built on three key pillars: an equitable and inclusive workplace, a mentally healthy and resilient team, and recognition as an ID&E leader.

“We are a firm with passionate people from multi-talented backgrounds, and when these multi-faceted abilities and perspectives come to the fore, our people can make a world of difference to our customers, our communities, and each other,” says KPMG Is Sylvia MontefioreCanadian Managing Partner, Business Enablement and Operations.

The firm was recently named one of Canadian top 100 employers 2022, Canadian Top employers for young people 2022 and Greater Toronto Area Top Employers 2022.

Fifteen reasons to name KPMG one of these Canadian 15. Best Diversity Employers forth Consistent years include:

  1. Network of over 30 internal people who help create a sense of belonging for employees
  2. a third were born outside the workforce Canada
  3. To advance mental wellness among employees, the firm appointed a Chief Mental Health Officer in 2017 – a first in a corporate Canada
  4. 57 percent of the senior leadership team is women
  5. Of the new partner promotions last year, 40 percent were women and 31 percent were people of color, and in fiscal year 2021, the firm met its ‘diversity in partnerships’ target set to reach 30 percent women and 20 percent in 2018. percent of people of color
  6. The firm is addressing anti-black racism through education, inclusion, equity, and supporting the next generation of black youth through partnerships, mentorship programs, internships, and scholarships for high school and post-secondary students .
  7. Last year, the firm recognized Canadian The first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, by closing its offices, gives employees the opportunity to learn about Canadian Sharing history, taking action toward reconciliation, and recovering from the intergenerational trauma caused by the enduring legacy of residential schools.
  8. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the firm offered more than 16 mental health sessions to support its people
  9. KPMG established a new Disability Inclusion Network and the Specialized Family and Friends Network, dedicated to providing support to colleagues, parents, family members, friends and associates.
  10. The firm has awarded 55 scholarships to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students since 2012 through the KPMG Indigenous Scholarship.
  11. Over 4,200 KPMG employees participated in the training to learn how they can actively practice collaboration with others
  12. The firm has two dedicated roles to lead the talent attraction with the lens of ID&E
  13. In FY 2021 the firm introduced a dedicated onboarding experience on Mental Health and Building Resilience
  14. KPMG supports newcomers Canada and their people managers with intercultural competence training and a dedicated channel for newcomers to connect with and network with each other
  15. The firm is advancing gender inclusion for transgender and non-binary people through education, gender inclusive washrooms and gender affirmation guidelines.

About KPMG Canada

KPMG LLP, a limited liability partnership, is a full-service audit, tax and advisory firm owned and operated by the Canadian people. For over 150 years, our professionals have provided consulting, accounting, auditing and tax services to Canadians, inspiring confidence, empowering change and fostering innovation. Guided by our core values ​​of Integrity, Excellence, Courage, Together, For the Better, KPMG employs over 10,000 people in over 40 locations across Canada, serving private and public sector clients. KPMG is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s top employers and one of the best places to work in the country.

The firm is established under the laws of Ontario and is a member of independent member firms affiliated with KPMG’s global organization KPMG International, a private English company limited by guarantee. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. For more information visit home.kpmg/ca


Kpmg In Canada Recognized As One Of Canada'S Top Diversity Employers In 2022

For more information: For media inquiries: Roula Meditskos, National Communications and Media Relations, KPMG in Canada, (416) 549-7982, [email protected]

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