The Scotiabank Women Initiative is prioritizing equality by making change happen for women entrepreneurs. We launched the program on December 5, 2018, and on September 25, 2019, the program announced it will allocate $3 billion in funding to women-led business in Canada over its first three years.
VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE), in collaboration with The Scotiabank Women Initiative™, launched a podcast series: The Go-To: For Entrepreneurs in the Know, bringing accessible, free and tangible education to women entrepreneurs across Canada.
ORONTO, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ today announced its commitment to allocate $3 billion in funding to women-led business in Canada over its first three years. The investment was announced at its fourth Un-Mentorship Boot Camp for women entrepreneurs held today in Toronto.
For the second consecutive year, Scotiabank has been recognized for its commitment to being a corporate sustainability leader, with a placing on the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI), retaining its position in the top 20 per cent of financial institutions globally.
Today, Scotiabank was recognized with 20th place in the global “Top 25 Most Diverse & Inclusive Companies” ranking, as part of the 2019 REFINITIV Diversity & Inclusion Index. One hundred companies have been ranked annually since 2016, with Scotiabank being listed with a the top 25 ranking this year, a 27-place improvement year over year.
Awards Dinner celebrating the best and brightest women in the Canadian payments industry to be held on September 18.
TORONTO, September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Women in Payments will honour six inspiring people with awards for their leadership in the payments ecosystem at the eighth annual Women in Payments Canada Symposium on September 18 and 19, 2019.
Scotiabank donates $100,000 to the Red Cross in support of rescue and relief efforts
TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2019 /C3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is donating $100,000 USD to the Red Cross in support of the rescue and relief efforts taking place in response to Hurricane Dorian's devastation. Our thoughts continue to be with the people of the affected regions as they demonstrate strength and resilience during and following the hurricane's impact.
Red Cross Societies are mobilizing volunteers to reach the impacted communities as soon as possible.
TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has unveiled its second Downie Wenjack Legacy Space in Toronto, further signifying its commitment to promoting education and discussion around reconciliation.
by Armina Ligaya and Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press
When Scotiabank was looking to find new ways to close the gender gap, it turned to what it had been deploying in nearly every other facet of its business: technology.
It analyzed a myriad of data sets for its Canadian employees, including internal social media interactions and past performance data, to come up with variables that correlated with success, said Permpreet Sidhu, the bank’s vice-president of performance and inclusion.