In addition to the achievements in diversity demonstrated by the Top 50 Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals, there are many organizations committed to making progress on their own paths to inclusion, equity, and opportunity for all their employees. Here we recognize 10 of those workplaces actively working to firmly establish a culture of diversity and inclusion (listed in alphabetical order).
The business case for diversity may be well established, but what should you look for in an inclusive workplace? Here are some characteristics of organizations that do more than just talk about their values:
Companies included in the Winds of Change list of the Top 50 Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals meet certain criteria established solely by Winds of Change editorial staff. Selected companies completed surveys designed to demonstrate their overall diversity recruitment efforts and/or were included in at least one published list from two different sources that recognize top firms dedicated to diversity recruiting within the past year. In addition, selected companies must also be recruiting for occupations within STEM fields, have specifically recruited within Indigenous audiences within the past two years, and/or have demonstrated sustained support for the AISES mission.