Welcome to CCDI

The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) is a made-in-Canada solution designed to help employers, diversity and inclusion/human rights/equity, and human resources practitioners effectively address the full picture of diversity, equity and inclusion within the workplace. Founded and run by experienced diversity and inclusion practitioners, CCDI’s focus is on practical sustainable solutions that help employers move toward true inclusion. Effectively managing diversity and inclusion, and human rights and equity is a strategic imperative for all Canadian organizations that wish to remain relevant and competitive.

Who we are

We are a forward-looking social organization with research and learning woven into our DNA. Our mission is to help those we work with be inclusive, free of prejudice and discrimination, and to generate awareness, dialogue and action helping people to recognize diversity as an asset and not an obstacle.

Our leadership came together from the corporate world with a shared goal of helping employers celebrate diversity and difference with a model that blends social impact and proven business tactics for inclusive work environments that mobilize the potential of individuals – and of teams.

Why choose CCDI

CCDI has become the trusted advisor for workplace diversity and inclusion in Canada. There is no other organization in Canada like CCDI, and no other organization can rival our national reach and scope. In order to deliver on our work, we have engaged a group of practitioners that have practical experience delivering on D&I work. Our Senior Leadership Team has worked in D&I within some of Canada’s largest workplaces. We believe our depth of experience in practical execution and our knowledge of the realities of a live work setting, in combination with a substantial pool of talented associates that all bring unique perspectives to bear.

What we do

We focus on the topics of inclusion that are relevant in Canada and the regional differences that shape diversity by addressing the issues that move employers from compliance to engagement. Our research, reports and events have become valuable cornerstones for people developing and implementing diversity plans.