We are Unique and We Are United: The Business of Belonging

P&G Canada Celebrates Winners and Finalists of the 2023 P&G Equality & Inclusion Awards

At P&G, we aspire to create a company and world where equality and inclusion are achievable for all, while driving growth and creating value for our employees, through our brands, with our partners and communities.

We believe that we can be a force for growth and force for good in the world around us. Done well, our citizenship-focused efforts for equality, sustainability and communities can raise incomes and create wealth for more people. These efforts allow us to bring better and more relevant innovation to consumers, ensuring superior experiences and driving business growth. That’s why we are committed to building equality & inclusion into the core of our business, unlocking value and driving growth.

We believe in the power of our differences and the impact we can make when we come together united by shared values and purpose towards common goals. Our employees who are at the forefront of Equality & Inclusion at P&G, acting as a force that drives business growth and enabling us to have a meaningful, positive impact in the communities we serve. Their everyday work serves as a catalyst for progress and inspires others to do the same.

That’s why each year, we hold our annual Global Equality & Inclusion Awards, honouring employees, teams and organizations around the world who demonstrate the power of collective and sustained impact to help create equity, opportunity and inclusion that also fosters growth.

Here are this year’s winners and finalists from Canada who are committed to driving equality, inclusion, and making an impact both inside and outside of P&G.

Always End Period Poverty Campaign: Winner of 2023 Global E&I Award and Feminine Care E&I Award

In Canada, 1 in 7 young people have to miss school because they don’t have access to period products. Over the past few years, the Always Canada Team has made substantial progress in addressing the issue of Period Poverty among young people in schools. Through partnerships with the United Way, GlobalMedic, Shoppers Drug Mart, Jean Coutu, Rexall, London Drugs and provincial Ministries of Education, we have provided over 10 million pads to young people in need over the past 2 years! Congratulations to the Always Canada team!

Always EndPeriodPoverty Campaign partnerships

Canada Indigenous Professional Network: Winner of 2023 Global E&I Award and North America E&I Award

Since 2021, P&G Canada has stepped up its E&I efforts with respect to Indigenous Peoples by fostering mutually respectful relationships, supporting economic opportunities, building representation, and creating an inclusive workplace. In two short years, starting from nothing, we've raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Indigenous communities in need, hired our first Indigenous ad agency as we leverage our brand voice to Close the Smile Gap in Oral Care, became accredited as an Indigenous Employer of Choice, hired our first Indigenous Interns and educated hundreds of P&G Canada employees on Truth and Reconciliation. We look forward to continuing this journey of Truth and Reconciliation.

Canada Indigenous Professional Network

Olay #FacetheSTEMgap Campaign: Winner of 2023 Beauty Care E&I Award

Rooted in nearly 70 years of skincare science, Olay understands the importance of the STEM industry and has made a 10-year commitment to help #FacetheSTEMgap amongst young women since 2018. According to 2019 data provided by Statistics Canada, women make up only 23% of science and technology positioned held by workers aged 25 to 64 nationally.

Olay partnered with Walmart and Actua Canada, a not-for-profit organization focused on unlocking the infinite potential of youth through STEM, on a meaningful campaign to help drive social change. For its second year, Olay is raising the voices of prominent women in STEM to build representation for young women and girls to look up to and envision a future in STEM. Olay is proud to donate $50,000 CAD once again to the Actua National Girls Program which engages over 15,000 girls nationwide in programming to help build critical skills and confidence in STEM.

Olay FacetheSTEMgap Campaign

University of Toronto Recruiting Team: Winner of 2023 North America E&I Award

University of Toronto is consistently a top-ranked university both globally and in Canada. It attracts top diverse local and international applicants across 14 professional faculties and schools, making it critical to be an employer of choice for its students.

The P&G Canada University of Toronto Recruiting Team have put in place new strategies to make the University of Toronto the top recruiting school for P&G Canada several years running. Their outreach to multiple campuses, faculty and information sessions that highlight P&G's career opportunities and E&I culture has had an enormous impact in making our organization so strong! U of T is now considered a key source of talent for P&G Canada, and we have been acknowledged by their administrators as a top company for their best & brightest talent. Congratulations to the whole University of Toronto Recruiting Team!

P&G Canada University of Toronto Recruiting Team