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A promising first EDI report

November 3, 2023

The first 2019-2022 EDI Activity Report produced by HEC Montréal’s Office of the Secretary General, reflects the progress made by the School since the moment it committed to setting up a permanent structure on equity, diversity, and inclusion, and making this a key objective across the institution.

“HEC Montréal is keen to take part in societal changes through its culture focused on respect, inclusion and kindness, by training responsible leaders who contribute to the well-being of our community and society,” says Johanne Turbide, Secretary General and Head of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion.

Significant changes have already been observed since this new structure was set up, due in large part to the transversal scope of the activities and involvement of the School’s various bodies throughout the process.

9-2022 EDI Activity Report


Main achievements

The EDI action plan, adopted in 2019, had five major strategic components to steer future initiatives: commit, know, understand, raise awareness and act. This guiding principle has resulted in several concrete actions in recent years:


Prospects for 2023-2026

In light of the various findings, the next set of actions will be largely aimed at boosting concrete commitment from members of the HEC Montréal community, encouraging individuals from under-represented groups to be more involved in decision-making, and including EDI principles in teaching and research at the School.


Consult the 2019-2022 EDI Activity Report (in French only)