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SFU Public Square presents 2018 Community Summit – Brave New Work

February 24, 2018 – 9:35 am | 323 views

The 2018 Community Summit, Brave New Work, invites us to consider how we can all thrive in the changing world of work.
Technological growth is happening at an unprecedented rate and scale, and it is fundamentally …

Starbucks Canada vows to hire at least 1,000 refugees

February 24, 2018 – 9:31 am | 328 views

Starbucks Canada says it will hire at least 1,000 refugees over the next five years.
The announcement Wednesday follows a statement in January by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz that the company would hire 10,000 refugees around the world …

Refugee Inclusion Toolkit by IKEA

February 24, 2018 – 9:26 am | 358 views

IKEA Switzerland has published the Refugee Inclusion Toolkit. The Toolkit is a 34-page document available in German, English, French and Italian explaining IKEA Switzerland’s Refugee Inclusion Programme. It also covers general topics on employment and asylum …

BC Tech Diversity & Inclusion Report Finds Strong Industry Interest Presents Opportunities for Sector Improvement

February 22, 2018 – 9:40 am | 327 views

Vancouver , Jan. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — British Columbia’s tech sector has expressed a strong willingness to do more when it comes to Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) practices, but is struggling with how to …

Smart City Talk: VANPLAY SMART CITY TALKS: CELEBRATION + DIVERSITY

February 14, 2018 – 7:19 am | 264 views

Listen. Learn. Vote.
Experts dispute the future of our region. You decide.
Teams of experts argue competing visions for solving Metro Vancouver’s biggest challenges. Audience members vote before and after each debate, a prize awarded to the …