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ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups that serve as a resource for members and organizations by fostering a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with an organizational mission, values, goals, business practices, and objectives.  Sometimes called affinity groups or business network groups, ERGs are formed based on shared characteristics or interests to foster the development of leadership, increase employee engagement enhance career development and contribute to personal development in the work environment.  An expanded scope may include environmental advocacy, community service, volunteerism, workplace wellness and diversity recruitment.

The NAAAP Toronto ERG Leadership Council engages and connects Employee Resource Group leaders across companies, industries,  demographic and regions to share ideas and practices while learning how to amplify diversity and inclusion. Through high impact and broad based collaboration, the ERG Leadership Council enables participants to maximize effectiveness in creating meaningful ERG business and inclusion outcomes.  Benefit from our support to complement and magnify your organizations’ ERG initiatives to;

  • Broaden outreach into the Pan Asian recruiting & talent pool
  • Connect and network with ERGs across broad business sectors to leverage best practices
  • Access leadership development programming including events, content ideas and speakers
  • Access knowledge sharing and best practices across all NAAAP Chapters
  • Mobilize community collaboration towards a sustainable long term strategy
  • Access a variety of engagement modalities including virtual and live events
  • Encourages mentorship and career advancement
 As ERGs continue to expand and integrate within organizations, there is a growing need for high value resources to guide the development, management, and utilization of ERGs. Connect with the NAAAP ERG Leadership Council so that we can enable you to… “Be the difference you can make in your people, in your company and in the community”.

ERG Leadership Council Round Table 

Monday, October 15, 2018; 5:30 pm
Hosted by Home Depot Canada
1 Concorde Gate, 4th Floor – Banff Room, Toronto ON

Featured Topic: Best Practices for Collaborating with Community Organizations
Attendance by invitation only.  Interested diversity & inclusion representatives with an interest to participate can send an email request.

Contact: Diana Wong | Director of Corporate Relations |

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