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Diversity & Inclusion

From the boardroom to the factory floor, diversity and inclusion are being demanded of businesses more than ever. Meet and exceed regulatory and public expectations with the help of Blakes lawyers.

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Blakes Board Report: Women GCs Progressing in the Board Pipeline

The 2022 Blakes Board Report reveals the significant strides women general counsel have made over a six-year period in their trajectory on boards. Year over year, women GCs have continued to exceed their male counterparts on boards by a ratio of 2:1. In this episode of Blakes Sound Business, Blakes lawyers Kate McGilvray and Stacy McLean tell us more about the findings and director insights contained in this year’s study, Unlocking the Value: Women GCs in the Board Pipeline.

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Paving the Way: The Black Entrepreneur's Journey

Black@Blakes, our Firm’s affinity group that supports our Black legal professionals, is pleased to invite you to join our conversation about the challenges and opportunities facing Black entrepreneurs in Canada.
Our discussion with leading experts will focus on the importance of access to capital, mentorship and long-term strategic business planning. We will also cover the role that entrepreneurship plays in wealth creation, job expansion and economic empowerment for the Black business and legal communities.

Our Capabilities

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Make sure it’s one of yours with the help of Blakes lawyers, who advise organizations on inclusion and equity initiatives at every level, from the shop floor to the boardroom.

At Blakes, we believe diverse perspectives make our profession stronger and that everyone deserves the support and opportunity to reach their full potential.