Gender Equity in Mining Works: Case Studies Report

Published on: April, 2018

ABSTRACT: Following a successful launch of the pilot program in 2016, the number of active sites who have adopted and/or continue to use Gender Equity in Mining Works (GEM Works) training has increased along with a growing number of Change Agents. To meet the evolving needs of the Canadian minerals and metals sector while ensuring the effectiveness and sustainability of the program, the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) sought to evaluate the implementation of GEM Works across a variety of different scenarios and regions in Canada. The following study showcases six specific examples of how GEM Works was adopted, used to review current practices and ultimately eliminate latent gender biases discovered throughout dated policy and procedures.

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