Diversity partnerships



We partner with exceptional organizations that enable outreach and inclusion. These partnerships with external organizations ensure Enbridge is connected to diverse communities and keeps in touch with leading practices. They also help us increase representation and inclusion of traditionally marginalized groups.

 

Advancing all

Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion (Canada)

A solution designed to help employers effectively address the full picture of diversity, equity and inclusion within the workplace. CCDI is a forward-looking organization with research and learning to help organizations be inclusive, free of prejudice and discrimination, and to generate awareness, dialogue and action.

National Diversity Council (U.S.)

A national non-profit organization that brings together private, public and non-profit sectors to discuss the many dimensions and benefits of a multicultural environment. It is currently made up of state and regional councils.

Equal by 30 (Canada)

A joint initiative by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and International Energy Agency (IEA) that works to advance the participation of women in the clean energy to close the gender gap and achieve equal pay, equal leadership and equal opportunities for all.

Equitek

An employment equity solution that uses a diverse and inclusive (D&I) outreach strategy for Canadian corporations seeking to make their employment opportunities available to qualified job seekers from all the underrepresented demographics across Canada.

Circa (formerly Local Job Network)

A catalyst for companies to build powerful, diverse teams Circa helps companies build high-performing teams with a spectrum of diversity recruitment and inclusion solutions. Promote jobs to target groups through their network of 17,500+ community organizations.

 

Gender

30% Club

Partner organizations are committed to gender balance on boards and in senior management to encourage better leadership and governance, and better board performance.

Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

Companies named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index have demonstrated transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality in the workplace—voluntarily disclosing company information, policies, and community outreach efforts as part of the reporting process.

Catalyst (U.S. and Canada)

A global nonprofit that builds workplaces that work for women by helping organizations accelerate progress through pioneering research, practical tools and proven solutions to remove barriers and drive change. Catalyst runs the MARC (Men Advocating for Real Change) workshops for senior leaders to reduce unconscious bias and address workplace issues at the intersection of gender, race, and ethnicity.

Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (Canada)

A voluntary, non-profit national coalition that advocates for a diverse and inclusive Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (SETT) workforce. The group runs a Women's Development Program and holds conferences for professional development and networking.

Pink Petro (U.S.)

A global organization that fosters education through experiences, promotes inclusion and helps members build communities.

 

Ethnic and racial minorities

(members of visible minority groups and Indigenous peoples)

Anti-Defamation League (Houston chapter)

A leading anti-hate organization that fights all forms of hate by exposing extremism and delivering anti-bias education.

Association of Chinese American Professionals’ Diversity Summit (Houston)

A non-profit organization that strives to foster professional development, fellowship, leadership development and address various issues of workplace discrimination.

Engineering Futures: Braided Journeys (Edmonton)

A program that supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit youth to become leaders of character, vision and action through multi-component, culturally based programs that challenge their creativity, build skills and increase their support network.

HACE: Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (U.S.)

A national non-profit dedicated to the employment, development, and advancement of Latino professionals through professional development, resources and networks, and by facilitating access to meaningful career opportunities.

National Association of Black Accountants (Houston)

A national association that creates opportunities for African-Americans in accounting and finance to build leaders that shape the future of the profession.

StreamSource

This organization creates Indigenous and women-owned recruitment and contractor management ventures that reinvest in local Nations. StreamSource equips Indigenous people with jobs, opportunities and facilitate training in diverse sectors of the economy.

Edmonton Region Immigration Employment Council (ERIEC)

Helps skilled immigrants integrate into the Edmonton regional labor market through mentorship and networking programs.

 

People with disabilities

EmployAbilities (Edmonton)

Enbridge regularly partners with EmployAbilities to create work experience employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. In 2018, Enbridge provided four students with work experience and hired two after the program.

Pan Disability Connection (Edmonton)

Enbridge is a founding member of the Pan Disability Connection which brings together service providers and employers to address employment for persons with disabilities. The role of this committee is to provide a coordinated platform for these groups to meet, discuss challenges and solutions, and ultimately create collaborative actions that will lead to employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

Prospect Human Services (Calgary)

An organization offering programs and services that break down barriers preventing people with disabilities from finding meaningful work. Prospect promotes change within employment environments by designing solutions that bring out the best in individuals and employers. As part of Disabilities Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), Enbridge holds an awareness session with Prospect Human Services.

Inclusion Alberta

A family-based non-profit federation that advocates on behalf of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families.

 

LGBTQ+

Pride at Work (Canada)

Through dialogue, education and thought leadership, Pride at Work Canada empowers employers to build workplaces that celebrate all employees regardless of gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Learning, networking and community events happen across the country.

Human Rights Campaign

Envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. They empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community.

Corporate Canadian Index (CCI) for LGBT

Measures LGBT diversity and inclusion within corporate Canada.