Press releases

Women in Governance congratulates Valérie Plante (Projet Montréal) and highlights the achievement of parity in the leadership of the 10 largest cities in Quebec

MONTRÉAL – Monday, November 8, 2021 – On the heels of a historic municipal election, Women in Governance (WiG) would like to congratulate all women candidates and elected officials across all parties, especially Projet Montréal and its leader Valérie Plante for the second mandate obtained yesterday. “We congratulate Valérie Plante and her team and recognize […]

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Women in Governance unveils the 58 organizations that obtained the 2020 Parity Certification™

MONTREAL, May 7, 2021 – During the 6th edition of its Annual Recognition Gala, Women in Governance (WiG) awarded its Parity CertificationTM—Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum level—to 58 prestigious organizations across Canada, recognizing their exceptional commitment to parity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels in their workplace. In 2020, despite the pandemic, a record number […]

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La Gouvernance au Féminin salue le premier budget fédéral de l’histoire canadienne rédigé par une femme

Montréal, le 22 avril 2021 – Le budget dévoilé est le premier de notre histoire à être rédigé par une femme : Chrystia Freeland, première femme nommée ministre des Finances au Canada. Historique ! Ce budget colossal de 864 pages et 227 mesures financières prévoit un plan de 101,4 milliards de dollars visant à stimuler […]

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Women in Governance announces the launch of its world-renowned Parity Certification in the US market

Montréal, Québec — (May 14, 2020) After having certified some of the most prestigious national and international organizations in Canada, Women in Governance (WiG) is now offering its Parity Certification in the United States. WiG’s Parity Certification was developed with the pro-bono support of McKinsey&Company in order to help organizations increase the representation of women […]

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Unprecedented partnership between Women in Governance and Girl Scouts of the USA

UNPRECEDENTED PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CANADA’S WOMEN IN GOVERNANCE AND GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA TO ADVANCE GENDER PARITY IN THE UNITED STATES Montréal, Québec — (February 27, 2020) Women in Governance (WiG) was selected to provide its Parity Certification™ expertise south of the border, after answering a global call for proposals emitted by Girl Scouts of […]

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Canadian corporate leaders celebrate Women in Governance’s 4th Annual Gala

(Montréal, QC – September 26, 2019) Women in Governance [WiG] awarded its gender Parity Certification™ to 48 organizations from across Canada in recognition of their exceptional commitment to gender equality in the workplace. This marks a sharp increase in the number of Parity Certified organizations since 2017, from the 17 organizations certified at inception. To […]

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Finance et Investissement – Égalité des genre : Sun Life récompensée

La Financière Sun Life a obtenu la certification platine pour ses actions exemplaires et son dévouement en faveur de l’égalité des genres. (Lire plus)

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Certification Or décernée à la CNESST pour la parité femmes-hommes

QUÉBEC, le 12 sept. 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – La présidente du conseil d’administration et chef de la direction de la Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST), Mme Manuelle Oudar, est heureuse d’annoncer que la CNESST a reçu hier la certification PARITÉ de niveau Or, lors du Gala de reconnaissance annuel […]

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Sodexo Canada achieves Women in Governance Parity Certification

BURLINGTON, ON, Aug. 30, 2018 /CNW/ – Sodexo Canada’s commitment to supporting a gender balanced workplace has earned recognition by Women in Governance with 2018 Parity Certification. Sodexo will join 30 other Parity Certified organizations to be honoured at the annual Women in Governance Gala on September 11th at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal. The […]

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VIA RAil recognized by Women in Governance

Source VIA Rail Canada Inc. Sept. 12, 2018, 09:58 ET MONTRÉAL, Sept. 12, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) has received a Silver Parity Certification, in recognition of its efforts and achievements in its strategies, actions and results to promote and support women in their leadership development, career advancement and representation at all […]

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