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CVCA’s Diversity and Inclusion Journey

Monday is International Women’s Day (IWD), a time when we celebrate the women in our lives and remember the work we have put in and that is still required on our drive towards a common goal—equality in our workplaces, communities, and society. As the CVCA kicks off our webinar series celebrating IWD, the CVCA is

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Balancing Equality In Canadian Private Capital – My Thoughts For IWD

Kim Furlong

As we got closer to International Women’s Day, I was asked to give some thought as to where I stood on a number of the issues that still dominate women’s career paths and reflect on my recent appointment as the CEO of a male-dominated sector. There is much education and work to be done in

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CVCA Supports #keypersonpledge to Promote Inclusion Across VC & PE Ecosystem

Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) has joined a number of other industry organizations worldwide in endorsing an important legal language change that will further promote diversity and inclusion across the sector. CVCA is backing a pledge – spearheaded by the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) and global investment firm Cambridge Associates –

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CVCA Endorses ILPA’s Industry Code Of Conduct Guidelines

Diversity and inclusion have become top priorities in organizations worldwide driven by the powerful #MeToo movement and a number of high-profile cases of harassment, discrimination and violence in certain workplaces. There’s also a growing body of research showing a more diverse and inclusive workplace, from the ground floor to the executive suite, leads to greater

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Diversity And Inclusion Evolution: The Limited Partner Perspective

Jon Jackson

It’s been almost two years since the CVCA formed its Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Since then, we’ve hosted and have engaged in numerous discussions and initiatives in the name of equality. In June, we dedicated an entire half-day of content at Invest Canada ’18 which provided meaningful actions that can be immediately implemented into our