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TD Launches The Ready Commitment to Open Doors for an Inclusive Tomorrow

The Ready Commitment targets $1 billion in total by 2030 towards areas that will help individuals and communities thrive in a changing world
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, NJ, March 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ - TD launched The Ready Commitment, a new multi-year program to help individuals and communities prosper.  As part of The Ready Commitment, TD will target CDN $1 billion (US $775 million) in total by 2030 towards community giving in four areas critical to building an inclusive tomorrow – Financial Security, a more Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health. 

How an Outdoor Classroom Can Transform Learning for Students

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When Grade 3 students from Calgary's Westgate School were tasked with writing about nature, the idea of sitting indoors and looking at photos of trees and plants did not spark creativity.

The solution? Exploring the school's outdoor 'Gator Garden'—a recently revitalized green space that provides students with opportunities to learn in an outside classroom while observing a living environment.

5 Ways 'Play' Can Help Engage People in Parks

By Jodi Lastman
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The Park Summit, hosted by Park People and sponsored by TD Bank Group, is Canada's largest gathering of park champions. The annual event brings together park experts – from designers to community leaders -- to share innovative ideas and approaches on how to foster inclusive, urban green spaces. This year the theme of the Park Summit was about cultivating play in parks.  The following article highlights some of the key learnings from the 2018 event.

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The Park Summit, hosted by Park People and sponsored by TD Bank Group, is Canada's largest gathering of park champions. The annual event brings together park experts – from designers to community leaders -- to share innovative ideas and approaches on how to foster inclusive, urban green spaces. This year the theme of the Park Summit was about cultivating play in parks.  The following article highlights some of the key learnings from the 2018 event.

Sustainable Business: A Conversation With TD's Chief Environment Officer

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Each year, the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit brings together industry leaders to talk about sustainable business and finance. This year, TD's Chief Environment Officer, Karen Clarke-Whistler, participated as a panelist and her perspective was included in the TD-Bloomberg Sustainability Dialogues – a report that captures the insights and l

The TD-Bloomberg Sustainability Dialogues Shine a Spotlight on the Business Case for a Low-carbon Economy

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Today, a main topic of discussion for many businesses is what it will take for society to transition to a low-carbon economy – and what role business can play. To shine a spotlight on this question, Bloomberg BNA released a report that captures the insights and different perspectives that were shared at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit in Toronto this past September.

VIDEO: TD Helps Advance Prosperous Low-Carbon Economy With New Set of Environmental Initiatives

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TD recently announced a set of initiatives to advance the low-carbon economy of the future. As we look to target CDN$100 billion by 2030, through low-carbon lending, financing, asset management and other programs, TD is demonstrating the crucial role that financial institutions can and should play in supporting economic prosperity and transformational technology.

For more on how TD is supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy, see the above video animation or visit the TD Newsroom.

Top 5 Highlights of 2017 From TD's Chief Environment Officer

Karen Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environment Officer for TD Bank Group, looks back at some of the key milestones of 2017
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2017 was a transformative year for the environment, with numerous national and regional policies introduced or implemented, such as Canada's federal cap-and-trade policy; a shift in the direction of U.S. climate-action policy with the federal government sharing its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement; extreme weather events such as Hurricane Harvey and Irma, and wildfires in the west.

#GivingTuesday: How Your Support Can Enrich Communities Through Healthy Green Spaces

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Since 1990, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF) has been helping to enrich communities across Canada by supporting environmental grassroots projects. From building outdoor classrooms to restoring natural habitats and inspiring a new generation of environmental stewards, every dollar donated has made a positive difference in communities.

New TD Bank Group Report Uncovers Canadians’ Perceptions About Community Green Spaces

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Spetember 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - According to the new TD GreenSights Report, the majority of Canadians ( 95 per cent) believe that access to community green space will be important to their quality of life in the future. However, there is room for improvement: three-quarters (77 per cent) say the green space closest to their home could be better.

Can We Put a Price on Forest Conservation? TD and Nature Conservancy of Canada Look at the Natural Capital Value of Forests

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This week marks National Forest Week (September 24-30), a time to reflect on the value of our forests and learn more about the impact this natural resource has on our environmental, social and economic well-being.

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