On April 1, Scotiabank released its 2020 Environment, Social and Governance Report, a comprehensive review of the Bank's progress in delivering for every future. The report outlines Scotiabank's ongoing commitment to building a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable world by advancing the issues that matter most to customers, shareholders, employees, and communities.
The ninth annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – showcases the importance of having 'money talks' with kids, particularly during the financial and mental stresses brought on by COVID-19
TORONTO, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Talking with kids about money to improve financial literacy is increasingly important, not only for Canada's young people, but also for the future financial health of individuals, families, communities and the country and today is Talk With Your Kids About Money Day.
TORONTO, April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced that it is the first large financial institution in Canada to align with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to transform housing affordability across the country. Scotiabank plans to mobilize $10 billion over the next ten years in support of CMHC's aspiration – that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home they can afford and that meets their needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.”