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Scotiabank’s 2018 Sustainable Business Report is now available online, and include the Bank’s new strategy on Sustainable Business. Focusing on four areas where Scotiabank can make the biggest impact: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People.
April 4, 2019 -- Scotiabank’s 2018 Sustainable Business Report is now available online, and includes the Bank’s new strategy on Sustainable Business focusing on four core priorities where the Bank can help make the biggest impact: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People.
"We are very proud to launch the Bank's new Sustainable Business Strategy," says Scotiabank's President and CEO Brian Porter. "Our Strategy is focused on the four areas – Trust, Economic Inclusion, Young People and Climate Change – where we believe we can make a significant and positive impact across our footprint. We are confident that our refocused Strategy will benefit our customers, communities and society, over the longer-term."
Highlights in the 2018 Report include:
Trust- Building and enhancing trust by acting with integrity in everything that we do.
Economic Inclusion - Enabling economic inclusion for our customers and employees.
Climate Change - Supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Young People - Supporting young people in the community with resources to shape their future.
This year Scotiabank utilized the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standards framework, fulfilling the requirements of a Core report. Scotiabank also published a 2018 Public Accountability Statement as required by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada. In 2018 Scotiabank evolved its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy to Sustainable Business. The 2018 Sustainable Business Report highlights the important work the Bank is doing in the areas of Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and in support of Young People.
Financial services support economic progress, allow people to pursue ambitions and create more widespread future opportunities. We deliver on this through our focus on Sustainable Business. By paying careful attention to the areas where we feel we can have the biggest impact, we create economic, social and environmental value for our customers, employees, communities and our planet, while also delivering returns for our shareholders. Scotiabank’s Sustainable Business strategy highlights four areas where the Bank can make the biggest difference: Trust, Climate Change, Economic Inclusion and Young People. To read more about our Sustainable Business strategy visit www.scotiabank.com/sustainability.
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