With the foundational progress underway and a world-class team forming, we are excited by the choices articulated through our inaugural strategy. Those choices reflect our vision to be a best in-class solution and the trusted pension plan for the university sector.
Working at UPP means working toward a secure and sustainable future for our members. Together, our talented people are creating a purpose-driven and inclusive workplace focused on a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and respect — for one another and the world around us. It’s why Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Reconciliation, and Leaning Into ESG are bedrocks of both our organizational strategy and intentional culture.
EDIR is the umbrella term for the programs, policies, strategies, and practices underpinning our mission to create and sustain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment – no matter anyone’s ethnicity; sexual orientation; gender identity; physical, cognitive, or mental ability; religion; age; marital status; socioeconomic status; national origin; or other identities.
EDIR is not just a core value at UPP; it’s a business imperative. Diverse teams, perspectives, and lived experiences contribute to better decisions and a better workplace. Our EDIR program and three-year roadmap are the blueprints for our inclusive, respectful working environment and our way of honouring the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #92.
Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #92: We call upon the corporate sector in Canada to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a reconciliation framework and to apply its principles, norms, and standards to corporate policy and core operational activities involving Indigenous peoples and their lands and
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