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Corporate Membership

CBDC Corporate Membership

In becoming a Corporate Member of CBDC for and annual fee of $5,000, your organization will join our growing membership receiving the following benefits:

ADVOCACY – Being Your Voice at the Table

We are the nationally respected voice of our members with various stakeholders, including regulatory bodies, governments, the corporate director community and the media. We also represent our members on the Federal Advisory Council as an ex-officio member of the 26-member body to promote the participation of women on public and private corporate boards.

RECOGNITION – Showcasing Your Organization's Commitment to Diversity

We showcase our members' leadership with stakeholder groups to ensure our members are widely recognized for their efforts. The Council's media coverage and public recognition helps our members position their organizations as being diversity leaders, attracting top talent from Canada's increasingly diverse population.

CONSULTING SERVICES – Assessment and Development of Board Diversity Policy

The Council provides consulting services at a preferred member rate and extends an annual $1000 credit on consulting fees to members.

DIVERSITY 50 – Providing Exclusive Access to the Board Candidates

Each year, we will release the Diversity 50, Canada's first-ever database of qualified men and women from across Canada with strong competencies that align with the requirements of many Canadian boards. The 50 are introduced to directors of Council Member organizations each year at exclusive receptions held in Calgary, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE EDUCATION – Offering Professional Development Opportunities for High-Potential Employees at Preferred Rates

Members receive a $500 credit towards the enrollment fee for managers and executives in CBDC's Get on Board Governance Education Program taught by directors and governance experts across the country. There is also a lower enrollment fee for all program attendees from Member organizations ($500 off Level I, $2,000 off Level II). Level II participants will now receive certification upon completion of the program requirements: Fellow in Board Governance.

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Accenture Agrium BC Hydro BCE Beedie School of Business
BMO Financial Group Caisse Cameco Canadian Business SenseAbility Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Canadian Pacific
Canadian Women in Communications CIBC CIDI Cisco Systems Inc Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Coast Capital Savings Credit Union
Crowe Soberman LLP CSCS Deloitte Desjardins Directors College
GoldCorp HSBC Bank Canada IAMGOLD Institute of Corporate Directors
KPMG LLP Laurentian Bank Loblaw Companies Limited Manulife McCarthy Tetrault Miller Thomson LLP
National Bank National Post Odgers Berndtson PotashCorp PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Rotman School of Management Scotiabank Shell Canada Shoppers Drug Mart
Sionna Investment Managers Inc Sun Life Financial Suncor TD Bank Group Telus
Toronto Hydro Vancouver Airport Authority VIA Rail Women’s Executive Network