TORONTO, December 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is pleased to announce it received a grade of A- for the second consecutive year from CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) in recognition of its strong management of climate-related issues and transparency in its disclosures. Considered "Leadership level" for implementing current best practices, the A- score is above the Financial Services Average of B and the North American Average of C and distinguishes Scotiabank for its leadership in the evolving ESG landscape.
TORONTO, December 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank proudly celebrates the third-year anniversary of The Scotiabank Women Initiative® with plans to expand internationally in the new year. The program – currently available in Canada – will begin its expansion into the Caribbean and Latin America in 2022.
TORONTO, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced it will be expanding its mental health coverage from $3,000 to $10,000 beginning April 1, 2022, for all eligible employees and their dependents in Canada. To equip people leaders for the important role they play in supporting mental health in the workplace, Scotiabank is also launching live mental health workshops on November 17 to all people leaders in Canada.
TORONTO, November 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is proud to announce that it will be expanding its Net Zero Research Fund to $10 Million (CAD), which will be distributed to a select number of recipients over the next ten-years.
If we want to make a significant dent in the reduction of global warming a sharp pivot towards renewed energy sources is mandatory. Renewable energy uses earth’s natural resources to produce heat, electricity, energy and power. Disruption is necessary. But the good news is that there is enough energy diversity to make the transition easy. President and CEO of The Canadian Renewable Energy Association-Robert Hornung, Chief Commercial Officer of Loop Energy-George Rubin and President and Chief Executive Officer of TransAlta-John Kousinioris get down to the gigawatts of it all.
OTTAWA, Ontario, October 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - MD Financial Management Inc. (MD) and Scotiabank announced a renewed agreement with the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) in support of programs that foster excellence in emergency medicine across Canada.
TORONTO, November 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a new collaboration with Little Free Library, the world's largest book-sharing movement, to place thousands of copies of The Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlisted novels in Little Free Libraries across Canada.
Even as Canada boasts rising vaccination rates, easing restrictions and a newfound optimism for the future, small businesses have a lot of work ahead to regain their traction within the economy, says Dan Kelly, President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
TORONTO, August 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced the closing of its inaugural USD 1 billion 3-year Sustainability Bond offering, in support of the Bank’s commitment to making a positive impact and creating better communities for every future.
Donations will support critical information sharing, takedown of child sexual abuse material
TORONTO, August 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, Scotiabank stepped up the fight against human trafficking and online child sexual exploitation. The Bank provided support to three organizations—the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, and The Knoble—that are facilitating crucial information sharing and combatting the growing proliferation of child sexual abuse material in a bid to end human trafficking around the world.