Naveen Mehta

Naveen Mehta

Naveen Mehta is General Counsel and Director of Human Rights and Diversity at UFCW Canada.  He is a sought-after Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategist, Facilitator & Speaker with CulturWorks | Growth Strategies. He is also a Board Member of Canadian Centre for Ethics and Corporate Policy, a member of Legal Leaders for Diversity and Inclusiveness, the Federation of Canadian Lawyers and North American Regional Diversity Expert for the ILO. He can be reached at and Twitter: @naveenpmehta.    

Column: Diversity
More women on boards helps companies value and engage CSRI recently wrote about how women on boards is better for financial returns, laying out a foundation for those who may be less familiar with the terminology around diversity and inclusion and providing a strong "business case" for gender equality among decision-makers based on the most recent research. Undoubtedly, gender equality is integral to both qualitative and quantitative organizational growth.
More women on boards better for financial returns, CSRManitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan now all require listed companies to annually report their approach to adding more women to their boards and senior management. Gender equality on boards is certainly a live issue in the corporate world.
‘Priming’ the legal brain for effective diversity & inclusion strategiesIn the modern economy, firms and in-house legal departments around the globe understand that adapting to rapid change is the new normal. Organizations that thrive appreciate that change must be managed for them to grow.

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