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We are thrilled to welcome Brittany Gataveckas to the show as she helps us better understand Canada’s new 50-30 challenge. Brittany is the Manager of Social Sustainability at the UN Global Compact Network Canada, and her expertise as a project design and implantation specialist is critical in her work of helping Canadian organizations advance their gender equality, diversity, and inclusion. In our conversation, Brittany gives us a clear understanding of Canada’s 50-30 challenge and how this work could be a defining factor in improving human rights in Canadian workplaces. We discuss the role of the UN Global Compact Network Canada and other ecosystem partners in the government-led movement, the potential learning paths for participants of the challenge, how to join the 50-30 challenge, and everything you need to know before signing up. And if you are feeling overwhelmed by your involvement in the challenge, Brittany reminds us that it’s okay to start small, as long as you stay committed!
Key Points From This Episode:
- Introducing today’s guest, the Manager of Social Sustainability at the UN Global Compact Network Canada (UNGCNC), Brittany Gataveckas.
- Brittany’s background, and more information on her company and her current role.
- How her work encompasses diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- The Canadian government’s 50-30 challenge and its merits on addressing human rights.
- Taking a look at the ecosystem partners of the 50-30 challenge, including the UNGCNC.
- What’s being offered in the 50-30 challenge and the potential learning paths for participants.
- The steps that employers can take to join the 50-30 challenge.
- Some things for businesses to consider before embarking on the 50-30 challenge.
- A reminder that it’s okay to start small, as long as you stay committed to the cause!
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