WHO WE ARE
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we are committed to building a better working world, with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration.
WHY WE’RE INVOLVED
EY has a long history of a culture that supports and welcomes all people, inclusive of those with a disability. The notion began with EY’s founder, Arthur Young, who was both sight and hearing impaired. Inclusiveness is key to our ‘people first’ culture.
DISTINCTION AND AWARDS
- 2016: Canada’s Best Workplaces for Women, Great Place to Work
- 2014: Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Mediacorp
- 2013: 100 Best Companies to Work For, FORTUNE Magazine
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
- Have a Canada-wide multi year accessibility plan focusing on information and communication, employment, policies and training, client and external feedback.
- Resources are available on our internal site on topics related to persons with disabilities.
- Considering ways we can maximize accessibility in our office design.
- Set up mindfulness training series for employees (Vancouver).
- Mental wellness group started by employees for employees (Vancouver).
- Work with all employees who request an accommodation to better perform their jobs.
- Have working groups to deconstruct operational processes for exclusionary elements.
- Wellness Wednesday provides mental health tips to all employees.
- Had a mental health awareness panel attended by 40 people. People are more comfortable sharing how they cope with mental health concerns.
- All newly promoted managers receive unconscious bias training.