TORONTO, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a $500,000 commitment to several organizations recognized for their leadership in the fight to eliminate racial discrimination within Canada and the U.S. Scotiabank's contribution will be directed toward providing needed tools and educational resources for those groups most at risk of being subject to individual, institutional and systemic racism, with a focus on Black youth.
TORONTO, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank released its 2019 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) report, a comprehensive review of how the bank is working to build a more sustainable future for its stakeholders – from shareholders, to customers, employees, communities and the natural environment.
A small group of University of Ottawa faculty and students are making a big impact in the fight against COVID-19 by using their engineering know-how and 3D printers to produce much-needed face shields for frontline healthcare workers in the city.
Using the Richard L’Abbé Makerspace lab — where students in design courses can use the equipment and the space to test and prototype their designs — they are now making as many as 300 face shields a day as it becomes increasingly difficult globally to source protective personal equipment.
TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to support those populations and communities most at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak, Scotiabank has committed $2.5-million to community response efforts across its footprint.
A few years ago, a video of people using an automated hand soap dispenser — an otherwise mundane daily activity — went viral. The reason it caught attention: When one person put a hand under the sensor, the soap came out right away. But when a second person did it, the dispenser didn’t work at all.
TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank, a leading bank in the Americas, today announced that it has been included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which recognizes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and gender equality in the workforce. This is the third year in a row that the Bank has been included in the index.
The 2020 GEI comprises 325 companies representing 42 countries and regions across 50 industries including automotive, banking, consumer services, engineering and construction, and retail.
It is no surprise that physicians are fully committed to their roles — it is not a job to be a doctor, it’s a calling — and when physicians are supported, the health and wellness of all Canadians is upheld.
TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to celebrate the vast contributions and achievements of people with disabilities, the CNIB Foundation received a gift of $700,000 from Scotiabank to help create a brighter future for youth with sight loss in the Greater Toronto Area.