We’ll achieve greater results for our stakeholderswhen we engage the hearts and mindsof every current and future employeein a way that values uniqueness and creates belongingness.Bringing our global inclusion and diversity strategy to life.We each play a role in building and powering a better world......and it starts with being inclusive.Business Performance:EngagementDiversityInclusionOUR PEOPLE
2017 Sustainability Report | Finning/19INCLUSION ACTIVITIES ACROSS FINNINGWe encourage regional flexibility within our global I&D strategy framework. In addition to global activities, each regional I&D council champions actions in its own region, which are summarized below: CANADA• Conscious inclusion: 20 executives and general managers participated in conscious inclusion awareness sessions.• Inclusion and diversity roundtablewith Board members:Two female Board members led a conversation with Finning employees about the shared responsibility to build an inclusive culture at Finning.• Internal career fair: We featured career opportunities, mini-skills training, and talent management resources for employees. 99 employees attended and we followed up with interview and resumé training to improve internal career advancement.• Inclusion world café: A subsection of senior and mid-level leaders participated in an interactive world café format discussion about their role in fostering more inclusion at Finning. • Partnership with Women Building Futures: In September, we signed a partnership with Women Building Futuresto support a program that provides practical and academic training required for women to become heavy equipment technicians, with the ultimate goal of achieving a journeyperson certificate. SOUTH AMERICA• Partnership with ComunidadMujer: Since 2016, we have collaborated closely with ComunidadMujer, a Chilean non-profit that promotes the advancement of women. We leverage their knowledge and experience in several initiatives. For example, more than 40 leaders took part in a day-long event on gender bias in the work environment.• Women in leadership mentorship program: The purpose of this year-long mentorship program is to develop leadership skills and competencies in female Finning employees to help them succeed. In 2017, the mentorship program paired 32 female employees with external experts who provided feedback and expertise to navigate career challenges.• Workshops on bias: We hosted workshops, facilitated by Fundacion Iguales, to raise awareness about sexual orientation and gender identity as sources of bias in the workplace. More than 150 employees attended these workshops.• Welding training program: This initiative was jointly promoted with the National Service of Women and Gender Equality of the Region of Antofagasta in Chile. Currently, there are 15 female participants. Once the course is finished, a recruitment and selection process will be opened for those who obtain their welding qualification.