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Alberta Business Awards

Diversity Award of Distinction

 

The Diversity Award of Distinction recognizes an inclusive business/ organization which demonstrate best practices in recognizing and appreciating diversity so that employees, clients, customers and others are respected and valued as unique individuals. Inclusion is the act of creating a work environment of hiring and staff development practices in which all employees feel welcomed, respected, supported and valued, and able to fully participate in the organization’s mission and business performance.

If you would like to nominate a business or organization please proceed to the nominate page.

Specific Eligibility Requirements

 

The award will recognize businesses/ organizations that emphasize one or more inclusive business practices, for example:

  • Introduction of systems and processes to transform and measure employee engagement
  • Demonstrable methods for broadly accessible employee development for all staff
  • Measurably improved business performance through inclusive business practices
  • Incorporate diversity and inclusion values and initiatives in organizational strategy

General Eligibility Requirements

 

To be a valid entry in the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction, your business must:

  • Have operated in Alberta for a minimum of three years
  • Be operating in Alberta and continue to do so at the time of the awards presentation
  • Employ Albertans to produce goods and/or provide services
  • The business must demonstrate financial viability and sound potential for growth
  • Not have won in the same category in the past three years
  • Not have anyone in your management, on your board, or in your employ serving on the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction judging committee for this category
  • If you are a non-for-profit organization, no more than 30% of annual revenue can be directly funded by Government envelopes. This does not apply to regular procurement

 

Award applicants are not required to be a member of an Alberta Chamber of Commerce.

 


 

Entry Deadline

 

To be eligible, your submission must be received by the Alberta Chambers of Commerce office no later than November 9, 2018. Due to the number of entries received, entry packages cannot be returned. If unable to submit your application electronically, please submit a printed copy of this form and all other documents to the following:

2019 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction
c/o Alberta Chambers of Commerce
1808 – 10025 – 102A Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z2

 

To begin your application process, please provide concise details for each requirement as it relates to your organization in the space provided. All fields are required.

(Unless otherwise stated, the character limit for each response box is 3500 characters.)

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