Nuheat wins Cultural Diversity AwardDelta, B.C. 20 April 2007
DIVERSEcity community resources society honours Nuheat's cultural initiatives
April 2007 — Nuheat has been honoured with a 2007 Cultural Diversity Award for Business. The award, presented by the DIVERSEcity community resources society, recognizes businesses that excel at successfully implementing culturally diverse initiatives into the workplace.
In true Canadian spirit, Nuheat is a melting pot of cultures with 100 plus employees representing over 25 countries. Nuheat is always looking for new ways to embrace the values of cultural diversity and recognizes the value in employing people from all cultures.
"I think that Nuheat has done a superb job in retaining people from culturally diverse communities. I think this is the reason why we have the positive culture that we have in the company," said Jennie Virk, Inside Sales Rep. "Since each one of us is from such different backgrounds, we are able to bring different perspectives to our positions with Nuheat. The creativity levels and different idea's brought forward is amazing and I credit that to the culturally diverse group that we have."
The most notable cultural initiative Nuheat has established is a unique new tradition to celebrate and recognize cultural diversity among the company's staff. The company displays flags representing all employees' heritage in the manufacturing plant and on each country's Independence Day, a flag raising ceremony is held.
DIVERSEcity community resources society was established in 1978 and recently marked one- quarter of a century of service to communities in the Lower Mainland. The registered non-profit agency offers a wide range of services and programs to the immigrant and refugee communities.
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