August 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, August 13, 2015, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) acquired 819 hectares (2,025 acres) of critical forest and wetland habitat in the heart of one of Canada's most significant natural areas – the Ontario Northern Bruce Peninsula. Crane River is an important area for rare and vulnerable species and includes pockets of remnant old growth pine trees. With help from TD Bank Group, through the TD Forests program, the new addition adds to the existing conservation lands in the area.
July 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) acquired its largest private land project on the Gaspé Peninsula. With help from TD Bank Group, through the TD Forests program, the property was secured along the shore of the Malbaie River, between the town of Gaspé and Percé. This 778-acre (315-hectare) property is located in a critical area for biodiversity in Quebec.
TD sponsored program nurtures new generation of forest leaders
June 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On June 11, 2015, four young forestry graduates from Canada and the United Kingdom were personally greeted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to begin a prestigious international exchange program that is aimed at developing future forest leaders. The students will swap countries for the summer to hone their skills in sustainable forestry.
June 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TD has moved up to #43 in the global Newsweek Green Rankings. Created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, the Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world's foremost corporate environmental rankings. They assess the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States and the 500 largest publicly-traded companies globally on overall environmental performance.
May 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Environmental Protection Agency’s fifth annual Battle of the Buildings saw more than 100 teams and 5,500 buildings compete to reduce energy and water consumption over a one-year period. Overall, competitors reduced energy use by more than two billion kBtu, reduced water use by more than 250 million gallons, and saved more than $50 million. With a 37.2 percent reduction in energy use, TD University ranked eighth out of 5,745 buildings.
Last year, TD Bank Group (TD) became the first Canadian commercial lender to sell a green bond, offering a CND $500 million (USD $454 million) debt security to raise capital to fund specific environmental initiatives. The three-year bond has a maturity date of April 3, 2017, with the proceeds used exclusively for green initiatives funded in Canada.
Toronto, Ontario and Davos, Switzerland, January 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – TD Bank Group was named to the Global 100 index today, recognized as one of the world's most sustainable companies. TD is the top bank in Canada to make the international list.
CHERRY HILL, NJ and TORONTO, ON, Nov. 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Imagine having a dream to do something that would make a real difference in your community – and then being given the opportunity to turn that dream into reality.
NEW YORK, October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On October 31, the 10 original pieces of environment-focused artwork commissioned as a part of TD Bank’s “TD Forests: Art for Trees” campaign will become available for purchase in an online auction. Following the close of the auction on November 14, all proceeds raised will be donated to four New York City environmental non-profits.