Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Policy

ivy Professional Search Group Incorporated (ivy) values and treats all people with dignity and respect. We aim to encourage, value, and manage Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination, harassment, or victimization. We wish to
attain a workforce representative of society to ensure we secure the widest pool of talent

This Policy, and other associated arrangements/policies, shall operate in accordance with statutory requirements and in full account with applicable Canadian federal and provincial human rights legislation.

Our Commitment:
  • To create an inclusive culture where everyone can be valued for who they are and in which individual differences and the contributions of all our members are recognized and valued.
  • To promote EDI in the workplace, which we believe is good management practice and makes sound business sense.
  • Breaches of our EDI Policy will be regarded as misconduct and could lead to disciplinary proceedings.
  • Third-party harassment, concerning our team members or candidates, relating to a protected characteristic will not be tolerated.
For Candidates and Clients:
  • ivy Group will not discriminate directly or indirectly, or harass candidates or clients because of age, disability, gender identification, marriage / civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation in the provision of ivy Group’s services.
  • All position postings will be non-discriminatory.
  • All candidate identification, attraction, and assessment will be conducted in compliance with our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.
  • All team members responsible for or involved in drafting job specifications, job advertisements, application sifting, selection interviewing, confirmation of appointments, completion of the performance management framework, consideration of employees for training and development, and promotion opportunities will be made aware of and act in accordance with this policy.