Tolko pledges inclusive, diverse workforce

By Roger Knox
Vernon Morning Star
October 20, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Brad Thorlakson & Tina Strehlke

If you want to create change, sometimes you have to look at where you are and find a new path forward. That’s what Brad Thorlakson, president and CEO of Vernon-based Tolko Industries Ltd. was doing as he added his name to the Minerva Diversity Pledge, steering the company toward a more inclusive and diverse future. The Minerva Foundation is a B.C. charitable organization that supports women and girls to gain the confidence and skills they need to reach their leadership potential. …“We are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace at Tolko,” said Thorlakson. “Supporting the Minerva Foundation and signing the Diversity Pledge is another step in this commitment. Embracing the principles of this pledge will help our business thrive and our communities to grow stronger.”

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