Additional Tools and Resources

World Economic Forum

The Corporate Gender Gap

This report sheds light on the economic participation and opportunity gap through industry- and country-level analysis to provide a comprehensive framework for assessing and tracking gender gaps and policy gaps in business. The report surveys 600 companies from 16 industries to inform a useful tool from which companies can design their own effective measures for reducing gender gaps.


Gender and the Extractive Industries: Putting Gender on the Corporate Agenda

Extractive projects place specific and disproportionate strains on women throughout all phases. This document discusses how gender bias tends to be entrenched in project activities, providing case studies to exemplify how these play out. Oxfam explains the real risks to extractive companies in ignoring gender issues, this document describes how to develop a company gender policy and begin conducting gender impact assessments.

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

Employee Grievance Mechanism

The Infrastructure Health & Safety Association’s (IHSA) toolkit offers an array of detailed risk assessments and checklists for assessing risks for workplace violence, developing procedures to control risks, taking precautions to protect workers from domestic violence, and more. These assessments take into account risks specific to certain workplace settings that overlap onto realities of working on an exploration project.

Government of Canada

Gender Based Analysis Plus

GBA+ is an analytical process used to assess how diverse groups of women, men and non-binary people may experience policies, programs and initiatives. Provided by the Government of Canada, this resource presents access to more information on conducting gender based analysis within your company, including online courses.


How to Combat Unconscious Bias as a Leader in Your Organization

Catalyst presents key actions to be taken that can combat unconscious bias as a leader in an organization. Catalyst provides additional informational tools in addressing bias as well as online courses geared at guiding employees to become inclusive leaders and effective communicators. Provides verified certification, which can be used to prove completion of trainings for performance reviews or workplace accountability.

Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario (OHSCO)

Developing Workplace Violence and Harassment Policies and Programs


Designed for employers to be used in consultation with workers, the Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario’s document and its accompanying Toolbox outline recommended approaches to assessing the risks of workplace violence, and contain important information on recognizing the signs of domestic violence and protecting workers should it occur in the workplace. Should be consulted in conjunction with your applicable legislation and regulations regarding workplace health and safety.