By raising awareness, analyzing gaps that may exist and working toward a more diverse ecosystem, an incredible opportunity exists to address past imbalance while uncovering exciting new avenues for collaboration and innovation.

Diversity & Inclusion Resource Library

In the Diversity & Inclusion Library you will find links to bias measuring and busting tools, model documents, the industry code of conduct, tools to address harassment, human capital benchmarks, plus a diversity of other important documents.

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Industry Code of Conduct

The ILPA Code of Conduct guidelines, officially adopted by the CVCA, identifies the components that should be included for organizations seeking to improve the definition, reporting, investigation and disciplining of harassment, discrimination, and violence in the workplace.

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This updated demographic profile will allow us to acknowledge the progress that has been made, as well as specific recommendations on improving inclusivity in our ecosystem – an important step towards understanding the gaps that still exist and the work that still needs to be done. 


2019 Canadian Private Capital State of Diversity and Inclusion Report

The Canadian Private Equity and Venture Capital – State Of Diversity & Inclusion 2019 report provides a snapshot of the current state of diversity and inclusion within the Canadian private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) sectors and establishes baseline data based on CVCA membership responses to the survey to measure the sector’s progress over the coming years.

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diversity Internship Program

As part of CVCA’s D&I priorities and under the stewardship of the D&I committee, we are laser-focused on benchmarking and building a diverse talent pipeline within the Canadian VC and PE sectors. 

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