At Melewka Structures & Design, we believe that Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are essential values that help drive our company's success. We are committed to fostering a workplace culture that is diverse, inclusive, and respectful of all individuals, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or abilities. We recognize that the success of our business depends on the strength of our relationships, both with our clients and our employees, and we are dedicated to cultivating a culture of respect, empathy, and acceptance.
As part of our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, we have implemented several initiatives and programs that promote a more inclusive and diverse workplace. One of our key initiatives is our recruitment and hiring practices, which aim to attract a diverse range of candidates and provide equal opportunities for all applicants. We have also established an employee resource group that provides support and advocacy for underrepresented groups within our company.
In addition, we have implemented training programs that provide education on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, including cultural awareness training and unconscious bias training. We believe that by providing our employees with the tools and resources they need to understand and embrace diversity, we can create a more inclusive and respectful workplace.
Melewka Structures & Design is also committed to supporting initiatives that promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the broader community. We support a range of Canadian organizations that promote diversity, including Black Lives Matter Canada, the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Indigenous Peoples’ Assembly of Canada.
We recognize that there is always more work to be done, and we are dedicated to continually improving our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts. Our commitment to fostering a more inclusive and diverse workplace is an ongoing process, and we are always looking for new and innovative ways to promote these values within our company and the broader community.
Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is rooted in our belief that a more diverse and inclusive workplace leads to greater creativity, innovation, and success. We will continue to prioritize these values in all aspects of our business, from recruitment and hiring to training and development, and we will continue to support initiatives that promote these values within the broader community.
TALENT ACQUISITION AND DEVELOPMENT
We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce and develop talent from all backgrounds. Our partnerships with inclusive nonprofit organizations ensure that everyone is given the opportunity to reach their full potential.
We provide our team members access to on-demand courses for professional development through our Melewka University platform. Our diversity, equity & inclusion programs include topics such as Unconscious Bias, Understanding Systemic Racism, White Privilege, and Bystander Intervention. We are committed to promoting continuous learning and development for all team members.
EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GROUPS
Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide a sense of belonging and offer support, education, and mentorship opportunities. Our Women’s ERG, Indigenous Relations Working Group, Social Procurement Committee, and Mosaic ERG provide a platform for sharing meaningful conversations and experiences, encouraging diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We have established a Workplace Respect Policy and focus on industry best practices to ensure our sites and workplaces are free from discrimination and harassment. We provide our team members with knowledge, resources, transparency, and accountability to ensure that everyone is treated fairly and with respect.
As a Canadian company, we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplaces and communities. We are proud to support initiatives such as the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) Program and the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). We believe that our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion creates a better workplace for all team members and strengthens our ability to serve our clients and communities.