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April 2023

Respect Group Announces Strategic Partnership with REES Technology Group Inc.


Respect Group Announces Strategic Partnership with REES Technology Group Inc.

April 13, 2023 Calgary – AB – Respect Group, is pleased to announce a new partnership with REES Technology Group Inc., Canada’s leading provider of trauma-informed online reporting for bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination.

REES (Respect, Educate, Empower Survivors) reduces barriers to reporting and gathers critical data and insights that can be used by sports organizations, schools, higher education, and corporate sector partners to inform prevention efforts and mitigate risk.

Reducing harm and creating safer organizations, including workplaces, schools, and sports, is a shared mission for both Respect Group and REES. This strategic partnership aligns our mutual values and commitment to shifting organizational culture with a focus on inclusion, respect, and safety.

“This collaboration leverages our collective service offerings and allows our partners to benefit from a comprehensive, end to end solution. Ultimately, it will further our common pursuit of creating and ensuring psychologically safe sport, school and workplace environments” said Wayne McNeil, Co-Founder of Respect Group.

“REES is proud to partner with Respect Group and expand our collective efforts to create safer, more respectful organizations. The Respect Group programs combined with the REES centralized reporting and information platform provide a foundation for enhancing the health, well-being and good governance of any organization.” said Mary Lobson, Founder & CEO of REES.


About Respect Group 

Respect Group was incorporated in 2004 by co-founders, Sheldon Kennedy and Wayne McNeil, to pursue their common passion: the prevention of bullying, abuse, harassment and discrimination (BAHD). Respect Group is made up of a team of over 30 talented individuals whose passion is to create a global culture of Respect. As Canada’s leading on-line provider of prevention education related to BAHD, Respect Group has certified over 2 Million people involved in sport, schools and the workplace. Respect Group is a Certified B Corporation ( 

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About REES Technology Group Inc.

REES (Respect, Educate, Empower Survivors) is a centralized online reporting and information platform for bullying, abuse, harassment, and discrimination. It can be adapted for use in any sector or industry and can include ethics and compliance-related reporting. REES was developed by Mary Lobson using a trauma-informed approach with a key focus on privacy and data security. REES has offices in Winnipeg, MB and Tampa, FL.