FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vernon, B.C. — Tolko is proud to announce a new partnership with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) to solidify its ongoing commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace across its divisions in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. The CCDI’s mission is to help organizations be more inclusive, free of prejudice and discrimination, and generate awareness and dialogue to enact practical and sustainable solutions.
“We’re excited about this partnership. The important work that the CCDI is doing reflects Tolko’s commitment to being an employer of choice, supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace culture, and furthering these efforts within the forestry industry,” said Tanya Wick, VP People and Services with Tolko Industries.
This Employer Partnership will provide Tolko with learning opportunities, interactive webinars, and access to a vast Knowledge Repository containing a wide variety of resources to promote diversity and inclusion across the organization.
“We feel that the CCDI’s mission strongly aligns with Tolko’s value of Respect and the various initiatives that Tolko’s Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee (DISC) has underway,” said Michelle Mercer, HR Advisor, Diversity and Inclusion at Tolko Industries.
To learn more about Tolko’s D&I initiatives, visit: https://tolko.com/responsibility/diversity-inclusion/.
More information on the CCDI can be found at www.ccdi.ca.
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Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world, including lumber, plywood, veneer, oriented strand board, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products. For more than 60 years, our family-owned company has delivered reliability, flexibility, efficiency, and quality. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands we sustainably manage in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, and we play an active role in the communities where our employees live and work.
For more information, contact:
Michelle Mercer, HR Advisor, Diversity and Inclusion
Tolko Industries Ltd.
Tel: (250) 503-6378