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How Scotiabank is Taking Action on Gender Equality

by Barbara Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer at Scotiabank
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I’m very pleased to announce that Scotiabank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The GEI is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality, which recognizes internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement.

Key Women at Scotiabank Receive WCM’s Transformational Leadership Awards

Scotiabank’s Carla Deeks receives WCM Rising Star Award, Global Banking and Markets Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Office receives WCM Award for Excellence in Innovation
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2018 WCM Excellence in Innovation Award - GBM Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Office

Congratulations to the GBM Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Office for winning the 2018 WCM Excellence in Innovation Award. This award honours those who have approached gender diversity with an innovative lens and taken bold steps to improve diversity and inclusion.

How Karen Jordan Is Making Others Mindful of Mental Health in the Workplace

By Shelley White
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As the Chair of the Scotiabank Alliance for Mental Health (SAMH), Karen Jordan is helping to deliver the message that mental health issues can impact us all — either directly or through a family member, friend or colleague. She’s also working to reduce the stigma around getting help, and making sure everyone at Scotiabank (and beyond) knows that help is available.

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As the Chair of the Scotiabank Alliance for Mental Health (SAMH), Karen Jordan is helping to deliver the message that mental health issues can impact us all — either directly or through a family member, friend or colleague. She’s also working to reduce the stigma around getting help, and making sure everyone at Scotiabank (and beyond) knows that help is available.

Scotiabank Donates $500,000 to the University of Manitoba

Establishes dentistry fund to help underserved populations, and endows new scholarship in data analytics
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Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign, giving students’ academic support and opportunities to serve their community.

A portion of the new donation will help more Manitobans get the oral health care they need, while enhancing dentistry student training. The remainder will establish the Scotiabank Scholarship in Data Analytics in the Asper School of Business.

Learning by Doing: Promoting Financial Knowledge in Chile

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Recent research from Chile’s National Institute for Youth, shows that many Chilean youth from ages 15 to 29 struggle with excessive debt. Four percent of Peruvians between the ages of 15 and 19 years old carry debt; and this amount increases as they get older, of those between the ages of 20 and 24, 36% carry debt; and 55% of Peruvians aged 25 to 29 years old carry debt.

Investing in Young People: A Winning Idea: Promoting Financial Literacy

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According to Scotiabank’s Young People in the Community Index , financial literacy is a pressing issue for youth in the countries where the Bank operates. A partnership between Scotiabank and Junior Achievement Americas (JA) is making financial literacy and life skills courses available to more than 50,000 students across 17 Caribbean, Central and South American countries.

Scotiabank Impact Story: Building a Cooperative Future in Peru: the Manantial de Vida (Spring of Life) Dairy Co-op

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The town of Cabeza de Toro sits about five hours south of Lima, in the agricultural heart of Peru. For the past decade, this agricultural center has been home to the Manantial de Vida (Spring of Life) Dairy Services Cooperative. Today, this farmer-owned cooperative produces and collects milk to feed Peru’s growing population, while simultaneously providing dairy farmers in the region with a viable income.

StartRight: Helping New Immigrants Adjust to Financial Life in Canada

Scotiabank Impact Story
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Karen Qiu, a Scotiabank financial advisor in Vancouver, knows firsthand what life is like for new immigrants in Canada. “I was born in China and came to Canada to finish my last year of high school,” she remembers. “Since my family believed that an education in Canada would give me a better future, they decided to send me here. But since they couldn’t just leave their jobs, I came alone.”

Uncomfortable beginnings

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