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Scotiabank Invests in Disruption Ventures, Canada's First Private, Female-Founded Venture Fund for Women

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TORONTO, March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank and Disruption Ventures today have announced a partnership that will provide women with support to take their business to the next level. The milestone investment will be additive to The Scotiabank Women Initiative, which helps women with access to capital, support from senior business leaders, and education tailored to their needs.

Scotiabank Initiative Helps Support Women in Business

by Julie SLack
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To encourage more women-owned and women-led businesses, Scotiabank has a new initiative.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative was outlined during a luncheon hosted by Scotiabank on Friday at the Holiday Inn in Oakville and attended by some 50 people.

Held in celebration of International Women’s Day, it also included guest speaker MP Oakville North — Burlington Pam Damoff.

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Scotiabank Brings Smiles to Customers with 'Digital Mania' Promotion

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The Scotiabank 'Digital Mania' Customer Appreciation promotion has now ended with over 4,500 customers from the Caribbean North & Central (Bahamas, Cayman and Jamaica) set to benefit from over CA $76,000 in prizes.

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How Scotiabank Supported an Employee’s Gender Transition

by Martha Porado
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During an employee’s gender transition, virtually every workplace benefit can come into play, including drug coverage, employee assistance programs, flexible working options, mental-health programs and diversity initiatives. For Tamara Hansen, a delivery manager specialist at Scotiabank, coming out as transgender after more than three decades with her employer has been an emotional journey.

Scotiabank and Tecnológico de Monterrey Announce Factory A in Mexico City, a Corporate Accelerator Designed to Foster Fintech Innovation and Growth

Factory A will select 10 FinTech ventures made up of young entrepreneurs from Latin America to join the Entrepreneur Coworking Ecosystem
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TORONTO, February 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank and The Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), commonly referred to as Tec de Monterrey, today announced the launch of Factory A in Mexico City, the bank's first accelerator.

"Factory A will unite the entrepreneurial and innovative focus of Tecnológico de Monterrey with Scotiabank's digital and banking experience", said Enrique Zorrilla, CEO, Scotiabank in Mexico, "We are pleased that the partnership is providing a solid foundation for FinTech growth in the region."

Scotiabank Invests $15 Million to Help Provide Young People in the GTA a Strong Start

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TORONTO, February 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, United Way Greater Toronto announced a $15-million investment from Scotiabank to help ensure that young people in the GTA have the opportunities and resources they need to have a bright future. The funds – the largest corporate commitment in United Way Greater Toronto's history – will be invested in a network of agencies across Peel, Toronto and York that support more than 245,000 young people and their families, each year.

Scotiabank Gets Top Marks From J.D. Power

Overall satisfaction with Canadian banks has fallen, however
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Canadian retail bank customers are less satisfied with the financial advice their banks provide, says a new study by J.D. Power and Associates.

Customer satisfaction with Canadian banks’ advice dropped two points to 789 (on a 1,000-point scale) from 2018, according to the J.D. Power 2019 Canada Retail Banking Advice Study. In contrast, satisfaction in the U.S. rose by 15 points.

Of the Canadian banks, the Bank of Nova Scotia ranks highest in customer satisfaction with retail banking advice (with a score of 806). 

Video: 15 Scotiabankers on Gender Equality

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Scotiabank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The GEI is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality, which recognizes internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement.

To celebrate this recognition, we'll take a look back at what 15 Scotiabank employees had to say about what gender equality means to them. 

How Scotiabank is Taking Action on Gender Equality

by Barbara Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer at Scotiabank
Blog

I’m very pleased to announce that Scotiabank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The GEI is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality, which recognizes internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement.

The Time Is Now: Scotiabank Launches The Scotiabank Women Initiative™

A comprehensive program empowering women to take their businesses to the next level
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TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank launched The Scotiabank Women Initiative™, a comprehensive program that will advance women-led businesses in Canada through access to capital, education and mentorship.

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