Northern received this honour after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Canada.
The list is based on direct feedback from employees of the hundreds of organizations that were surveyed by Great Place to Work®. To be eligible for this list, organizations must be Great Place to Work Certified™ in the past year, headquartered in Canada, have a minimum of 15 female employees, and at least 90% of employees must agree that people are treated fairly regardless of their gender.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to Northern’s evolution and growth. With over 170 employees, the team at Northern features a strong representation of a diverse group of women from different backgrounds in a variety of roles across the organization.
The diversity of our team is one of our greatest strengths. Our goals can only be achieved by bringing forward a truly diverse and inclusive workforce where each employee feels valued and empowered to fully engage in their work every day
One-third of Northern’s executive leadership team is represented by women and many of Northern’s departments are led by women who excel in their field. In 2020, over 50% of all new hires were women in roles spanning management to new graduate positions.Northern was recognized by Great Place to Work® Canada as one of the Best Workplaces for Today’s Youth™ and Best Workplaces in Ontario™ in 2020.