TD Ranked Top North American Bank in the 2016 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index
January 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group was named to the Global 100 index today, recognized as one of the world's most sustainable companies. TD is the top ranked North American bank to make the global list, placing 54th out of 100 companies – up 22 places from last year.
“We are working to demonstrate that strong environmental and social performance go hand-in-hand with superior business results and a prosperous economy," said Karen Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environment Officer, TD Bank Group. "Finding sustainable solutions that can be broadly applied across our business operations is not always easy but we know the return on investment will benefit all of us today – and is essential to creating the society we want for our children and grandchildren."
Companies named to the Global 100 index are the top overall sustainability performers in their respective industrial sectors. Maintained by Corporate Knights Capital, the Global 100 index automatically considers all publicly traded companies with a large market capitalization. For information on Global 100 index's full rankings, please visit: www.corporateknights.com/reports/global-100.
About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 24 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 10.2 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.1 trillion in assets on October 31, 2015. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.