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Supporting Future Lawyers To Tackle Racism in Canada

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By Fabian Dawson

In a Canadian first, one of the country’s largest banks has announced a scholarship program to increase the number of students pursuing a career in the legal profession with the intent to become advocates for anti-racism.

No Place for Racism in Sports Arenas or Boardrooms

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Hockey continues to be one of the defining characteristics of our country. Consider that 2.8 million viewers tuned in to CBC to watch Canada’s 5-0 win over Russia in the semi-finals of the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton last month, the largest TV audience for a World Juniors semi-final since 2015, the broadcaster noted. It’s also many a child’s dream to be a professional hockey player, one kept alive by parents cheering them on in arenas across the county.

Scotiabank Launches Net Zero Research Fund to Boost Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

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TORONTO, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of its continued efforts to combat climate change, Scotiabank has established a Net Zero Research Fund to initiate partnerships with leading think tanks and academic institutions that are supporting key sectors in their efforts to decarbonize. The $1 million fund will advance research and leadership in support of global decarbonization efforts.

Watch: Scotiabank Joins the Hockey Diversity Alliance to Support Its Mission to Eradicate Systemic Racism in Hockey

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As a Founding Partner of the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA), Scotiabank's sponsorship will help the HDA deliver grassroots programming designed to change the face and culture of the game at all levels. Scotiabank will also work with existing partners – beyond hockey – to introduce the recommendations put forth by the HDA and use its influence as a force for change.

Scotiabank Joins the Hockey Diversity Alliance to Support Its Mission to Eradicate Systemic Racism in Hockey

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TORONTO, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today announced a sponsorship agreement with the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA) to further their collective mission of eradicating systemic racism in the game of hockey.

As a Founding Partner, Scotiabank's sponsorship will help the HDA deliver grassroots programming designed to change the face and culture of the game at all levels. Scotiabank will also work with existing partners – beyond hockey – to introduce the recommendations put forth by the HDA and use its influence as a force for change.

Deborah Service, VP in Global Technology Services at Scotiabank Shares Advice on Fostering Future Black Women Leaders

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By Shelley White

Deborah Service has this advice for young women looking to build their careers: Be open. Be curious.

“Don’t limit yourself and your possibilities because you’re thinking, this is what I know,” says Deborah, Vice-President, Service Management, Global Technology Services at Scotiabank. “You may not know something now, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t learn it and excel at it. Sometimes your career path gets rerouted inadvertently and it turns out to be the best reroute of your life.”

New Scholarship Supports Advocates for Anti-Racism in the Legal Sector

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Growing up in a multicultural diaspora household in Toronto and seeing the struggles and obstacles faced by her parents over the years, Bunisha Samuels is keen to confront the challenges facing racialized communities in Canada. Samuels’s mother is Tamil and immigrated to Canada in the 1980s during the Sri Lanka Civil War and her father is second-generation Canadian of Jamaican descent.

Scotiabank Launches National Scholarship Program to Support Next Generation of Anti-racism Advocates in the Legal Profession

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TORONTO, February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of Scotiabank's commitment to inclusion for every future, the bank has developed a first-in-Canada scholarship program to increase the number of students pursuing a career in the legal profession with the intent to become advocates for anti-racism. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on several factors including their demonstrated experience in anti-racism advocacy and a clear articulation of how they will leverage their legal careers to tackle systemic discrimination.

Scotiabank Included in 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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TORONTO, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has once again been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), a reference index which recognizes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and gender equality in the workforce. This is the fourth year in a row that the Bank has been included in the index, which has recently expanded to include 380 companies across 11 sectors.

New CAD 1bn CAB 2028 Is the Largest-ever Maple Green Bond

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Proceeds from Climate Awareness Bonds are allocated to EIB’s lending to activities contributing substantially to climate change mitigation in line with evolving EU sustainable finance legislation. The so-called EU Taxonomy Regulation, aiming to ‘establish the criteria for determining whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable’, entered into force in July 2020.

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