Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Empowering our members with insight into the barriers, issues and opportunities that exist for greater diversity and inclusion in our investment community.

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.

Resource library

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.

Code of conduct

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.

Pe di report

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