TD Bank is working with the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) to meet its goal of planting one million trees across NYC by 2015. This spring, the bank used a "mobile forest" to build awareness of the value of trees and give away more than 1,300 trees to NYC residents.
Watch these clips to see inside the TD Mobile Forest and the Tree Giveaway.
June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group released its first-ever LGBTA community report, titled Celebrating and Supporting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Community, highlighting its partnerships and evolving journey supporting LGBT customers, employees and communities.
Each year, TD supports more than 100 LGBT-focused organizations and 42 Pride festivals across North America. TD is also thrilled to be a partner and platinum sponsor of WorldPride 2014 in Toronto as the global festival takes place in North America for the first time.
April 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, available online at www.td.com/responsibility. The report details the company's social, economic and environmental performance for the 2013 fiscal year.
In an age of smartphones, tablets and YouTube, modern kids have fewer interactions with the natural world. At TD, we believe in the value of green experiences for children. Since 2000, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation has been providing grants to schools across Canada to build “outdoor classrooms” – spaces within school grounds that allow teachers and students to integrate nature into learning.
On Wednesday, April 9, the Business News Network’s Money Talk focused on impact investing and the TD Green Bond. The show’s host, Kim Parlee, interviews Karen Clarke-Whistler, TD’s Chief Environment Officer; Peter Walker, Head of Wholesale Funding at TD Treasury; and Karim Harji, co-founder and partner at Purpose Capital.
Karen Clarke-Whistler, Chief Environment Officer of TD Bank Group, talks about the newly released TD Green Bond
On March 28, 2014, TD Bank Group issued a three-year $500 million green bond offering – the first to be offered by a Canadian commercial bank. The bond was well over-subscribed by mainstream and socially responsible investors.
TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank") is proud to be the first commercial bank in Canada to offer a bond dedicated to funding green initiatives. Today - and led solely by TD Securities - the Bank launched the $500 million TD Green Bond maturing on April 3, 2017. Through the TD Green Bond, the Bank will now be able to offer investors an investment vehicle that supports environmental mandates while providing a market rate of return.
TD Bank Group’s Chief Environment Officer, Karen Clarke-Whistler, is being honoured as one of Canada’s “Clean 16,” representing “outstanding contributors to clean capitalism.” Karen was cited for a strategy that calls for the environment to be embedded across all aspects of TD and for her work in shaping and leading the TD Forests program and in helping to drive TD’s carbon reduction inititiative. See Clean 50 for more information.