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Scotiabank Supports Children in Latin America Through Fútbol

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Internationally, we leverage fútbol as a means to encourage positive youth development. Through our Scotiabank Fútbol Club programs, we reach over 450,000 kids across Latin American and the Caribbean. One of these programs is Campeonato Infantil (Youth Championships and Leagues), which runs across Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay and reaches over 25,000 children on over 1,800 community teams. 

Scotiabank Promotes Economic Inclusion and Gender Equality in Chile

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In February 2018, Scotiabank Chile was invited to share best practices for Gender Equality at the 4th Global Forum of Companies for Gender Equity, an event organized by the United Nations Development Program, the Government of Chile, UN Women and the International Labour Organization. Scotiabank Chile was the only private bank invited to participate in the meeting. 

Scotiabank Addresses Climate Change by Establishing an Internal Carbon Price

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As part of our commitment to the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, we implemented an internal carbon price in 2018. After consultations with external experts and a thorough peer review, we established an internal tax of CAD$15 per tonne of CO2 for our global Scope 1 and 2 emissions. This allowed us to fairly compare projects that required higher upfront costs (but delivered longer-term energy savings), with those that were more cost-effective but short-term solutions.

University of Alberta Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

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VANCOUVER, May 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Students at the University of Alberta are increasing high-school and post-secondary students’ financial literacy and employability skills through their Project NextStep.
 

Scotiabank Supports Talk With Our Kids About Money Day Across Canada

Seventh annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – now underway in thousands of classrooms and homes across the country helping to prepare young people for their financial futures.
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TORONTO, April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Talking with kids about money to improve financial literacy is increasingly recognized as a priority, not only for Canada's young people, but also for the future financial health of individuals, families and communities.

Scotiabank Launches New Digital Mortgage Experience “Scotiabank eHOME"

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While sharing more details about eHOME, James O’Sullivan, Group Head, Canadian Banking, stated:

“This is a huge milestone in driving forward Scotiabank’s digital transformation strategy. We are committed to investing in technology that delivers thoughtful solutions for our customers.”

Read more here

Scotiabank Demonstrates ESG Progress and Launches New Strategy in 2018 Sustainable Business Report

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Scotiabank’s 2018 Sustainable Business Report, is now available online and includes the Bank’s new strategy on Sustainable Business focusing on four core priorities where the Bank can help make the biggest impact: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People

Scotiabank Initiative Helps Support Women in Business

by Julie SLack
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To encourage more women-owned and women-led businesses, Scotiabank has a new initiative.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative was outlined during a luncheon hosted by Scotiabank on Friday at the Holiday Inn in Oakville and attended by some 50 people.

Held in celebration of International Women’s Day, it also included guest speaker MP Oakville North — Burlington Pam Damoff.

Read more here

How Scotiabank Supported an Employee’s Gender Transition

by Martha Porado
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During an employee’s gender transition, virtually every workplace benefit can come into play, including drug coverage, employee assistance programs, flexible working options, mental-health programs and diversity initiatives. For Tamara Hansen, a delivery manager specialist at Scotiabank, coming out as transgender after more than three decades with her employer has been an emotional journey.

Scotiabank and Tecnológico de Monterrey Announce Factory A in Mexico City, a Corporate Accelerator Designed to Foster Fintech Innovation and Growth

Factory A will select 10 FinTech ventures made up of young entrepreneurs from Latin America to join the Entrepreneur Coworking Ecosystem
Press Release

TORONTO, February 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank and The Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), commonly referred to as Tec de Monterrey, today announced the launch of Factory A in Mexico City, the bank's first accelerator.

"Factory A will unite the entrepreneurial and innovative focus of Tecnológico de Monterrey with Scotiabank's digital and banking experience", said Enrique Zorrilla, CEO, Scotiabank in Mexico, "We are pleased that the partnership is providing a solid foundation for FinTech growth in the region."

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