Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

2024 ABEX Awards | Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce


The ABEX Award for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion recognizes a business demonstrating outstanding achievement in fostering equitable, sustainable, and measurable change. Recognizing excellence in practices, events, applied research, policy, programs, or other activities, this award highlights initiatives focused on traditionally under-represented groups such as women, visible/racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+. Encouraging the celebration of cultural differences, community relationship-building, and substantial progress within organizations and the broader community, this award champions efforts to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Must be a for-profit business.
  • Must be financially viable.
  • Must be operating in Saskatchewan for at least two years at the time of applying.
  • Cannot have won this category within the past three (3) years.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to inclusive employment practices, showcase measurable impact on under-represented groups, and/or display innovative diversity initiatives.
Financial Statements
Safety Plan Pass or Fail
Overall Application Quality
Motivation to invest in enhanced diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
Launch of DEI initiatives and creation of inclusive business environment
Integration into company culture and corporate objectives
Impact and Measurability
Employee Involvement