The relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples is foundational to Canada and critical to its future. The impact of residential schools is still felt today, affecting the health and well-being of Indigenous people and communities, contributing to inequalities. Reconciliation is critical to healing this rift and enabling the well-being and prosperity of all peoples in Canada.
“Legacy spaces provide an opportunity to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples together to build connections and understanding”
RBC is pleased to be ranked for the 4th consecutive year in the Refinitiv Top 100 Diversity & Inclusion Index. The D&I Index ranks over 12,000 companies globally and identifies the top 100 publicly traded companies with the most diverse and inclusive workplaces, as measured by 24 separate metrics across 4 key pillars
The D&I index ranks over 11,000 listed companies with environmental, social and governance (ESG) data, based on a composite of metrics collected from publicly available information sources that define diverse and inclusive workplace
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RBC is proud to be selected as a Catalyst Award Winner for 2021. This prestigious global award attracts organizations from around the world. Every year, Catalyst identifies and receives applications from companies of all sizes, regions, and industries, whose groundbreaking initiatives to advance women and diverse groups make them eligible for the Award. RBC also joins an exclusive list of organizations who have won the award twice.Learn more about our Catalyst Award win (opens to Another RBC site)
For the seventh year (2017-2023), RBC has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), an annual review that measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement and gender-conscious product offerings.
RBC has been named one of the top 100 global companies as ranked in the 2022 Gender Equality by Equileap. They researched 3,895 publicly listed companies based on 19 gender equality criteria, including gender balance from the board to the workforce, as well as the pay gap and policies relating to parental leave and sexual harassment, among other topics.Learn more (opens to Another RBC site)
For the twelfth time between 2009 and 2022, RBC has been named as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in a national competition that recognizes organizations for diversity and inclusion.Find out why RBC was selected in 2022 (opens to external site)
For the eleventh year in a row, RBC achieved 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) (2011–2021) — a national survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.Read the Press Release (opens to Another RBC site)
RBC has been selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the past 14 years (2009-2022).Find out why RBC was selected in 2022 (opens to external site)
Each year the list of Best Workplaces in Canada gives us a reason to celebrate. RBC has been named one of the "Best Workplaces in Canada" for 13 years running (2009–2021).Learn More (opens to external site)
RBC is excited to announce it has also been recognized on the Great Place to Work Best Workplaces for Women list in 2021!See the list of 2021 winners (opens to external site)
RBC is pleased to be certified as a ranked company on the Great Places to Work in Financial Services and Insurance sector.See the list of 2021 winners (opens to external site)
The Best Workplaces for Mental Wellness put employee well-being at the forefront and know that building a healthy company for customers starts with building a healthy company from within.See the list of 2021 winners (opens to external site)
The WBE Canada (Women Business Enterprises Canada Council) 2020 Excellence Awards recognize the significant contributions made by corporations and leaders to the economic advancement and achievement of women-owned businesses in Canada.Learn More About WBE and the Award (opens to external site)
For the seventh year in a row, RBC has been ranked as a Top 30 family-friendly employer in the UK according to Working Families’ Top Employers Benchmark. It captures the experiences of 450,000+ employees from various UK companies and is the only benchmark that measures all aspects of flexible working and work-life policies and practice.See the list of 2022 winners (opens to external site)
RBC has been recognized three times (2016–2018) by the Government of Canada at the Employment Equity Achievement Awards (EEAA). RBC earned the award based on its achievements and practices related to the four designated groups under the Employment Equity Act: women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minority groups.Learn More (opens to external site)
Diversity & Inclusion at RBC
Diversity and inclusion is more than just a value, it’s our strength. It’s one of the ways we bring RBC’s purpose of helping clients thrive and communities prosper to life. We’re proud of the progress we’ve made and we’re motivated by what’s still to come.