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CDP Recognizes Scotiabank for Environmental Leadership

Scotiabank receives A- grade for strong climate-related disclosure and management
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TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grade of A- from the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) in recognition of its strong management of climate-related issues and transparency in its disclosures. This score is above the Global Financial Services average, and an increase over the organization's "B" grade last year.

Scotiabank Commits to Mentoring LBGT+ Refugees With Tent and HRC

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Yesterday, Tent Partnership for Refugees and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation held the first North American Business Summit for LGBTQ Refugees, where they announced that multiple organizations including Scotiabank have 

Scotiabank ranked highest in Financial Industry for Corporate Governance and Anti-crime Policy Measures by Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Scotiabank's Climate Commitments enhanced scores in Sustainable Finance and Climate Strategy
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TORONTO, December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the third consecutive year and is now ranked in the top 15 percent of participating financial institutions from around the world. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index is considered the industry-standard for measuring environmental, social and governance practices.

Levelling the Odds for Caribbean Children With Cancer

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Surviving cancer, for many children, can come down to where they live. In several regions around the world, the risk of poor clinical outcomes for cancer and serious blood disease patients is determined by ongoing economic challenges, limited access to essential medicines and specialized diagnostic services, and not enough health care professionals with specialized training.

Scotia Global Asset Management Launches Suite of Scotia Low Carbon Funds, Announces Other ScotiaFunds Name Changes

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TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotia Global Asset Management today announced the launch of a suite of Scotia Low Carbon Funds, diversified portfolios of high-quality investments designed to provide a lower carbon intensity than the broader market: 

CGLCC Names Scotiabank National Corporation of the Year

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TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is proud to have been named National Corporation of the Year by CGLCC, Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce, as part of CGLCC's Business Leadership Awards. This award acknowledges Scotiabank's support of Canada's LGBT+ community, as well as the work it does to enable the development of LGBT+ businesses and professionals. The winners of CGLCC's Business Leadership Awards were announced at last night's annual CGLCC Black & White gala.

Scotiabank's Nicole Frew Wins 2020 Report on Business Best Executive Award

Awards program from The Globe and Mail celebrates excellence among non-CEO leaders
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TORONTO, November 4,, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce that Nicole Frew, Chief Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President, Global Compliance has been awarded an inaugural Report on Business Best Executive Award – a new distinction that celebrates excellence among non-CEO leaders at the SVP, EVP and C-suite (or equivalent) levels.

Canada's Transition Angle to The Great Taxonomy Debate

The framework is being designed to influence sectors to pivot toward a low-carbon economy.
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by Jason Taylor is Director of Sustainable Finance at Scotiabank. He is also Scotiabank’s representative to Canada’s Transition Taxonomy Technical Committee at the CSA Group.

Canada is on the cusp of having its own transition-focused taxonomy, a very welcome, important tool that will help the burgeoning sustainable finance market to develop and grow.

Pandemic Presents Both a Challenge and Opportunity for Start-Ups: Tangerine CEO

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The accelerated digital transformation brought on by the pandemic means that startups must in turn quickly pivot their business models to the new normal, but these challenges also open up opportunities for entrepreneurs to respond.

That’s a key message heard during a recent Canadian Club Toronto virtual panel focused on advice and best practices for Canadian startups and how to set women entrepreneurs up for success.

Chart: Childcare Access Key for Women in the Workforce

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The Prime Minister has announced a range of economic measures aimed at setting Canada on the path to recovery from the staggering economic impact of the pandemic, which has disproportionately impacted women. 

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