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Scotiabank to Mobilize $100 Billion by 2025 to Support the Transition to a Lower-carbon and More Resilient Economy

Scotiabank's Climate Commitments to focus on a broad range of opportunities and initiatives across its business lines and operations
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TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing the critical role that the financial services sector plays in the transition to a low-carbon, more resilient and prosperous future, Scotiabank today announced its Climate Commitments to support clients in the transition to a low-carbon economy and decarbonize its own operations.

Scotiabank's five commitments, detailed in a public position statement on the Bank's website, are:

The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ Continues to Champion Women Entrepreneurs at She's Next, Empowered by Visa

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TORONTO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ participated in the first Visa Canada She's Next, Empowered by Visa workshop in Toronto yesterday, a global initiative to support and champion women business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses.

Scotiabank Helps Replay Education Bring STEM Education to Young People

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Relay Education's mission is to educate, inspire and assist people in building a 100 per cent renewable energy future in Canada.
Learn how the organization is teaching youth and adults across the country about renewable energy and green careers. Scotiabank is the Youth Programs Sponsor, helping Relay Education reach over 18,000 young people.

Scotiabank Supports Empowering Girls to Reach Their Infinite Potential

Scotiabank participates in Plan International's Girls Belong Here initiative in support of International Day of the Girl
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TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of the International Day of the Girl, four talented young women shadowed four of Scotiabank's senior leaders - Brian Porter, President and CEO, Scotiabank; Gillian Riley, President and CEO, Tangerine Bank; Miguel Uccelli, Country Head, Scotiabank Peru; and Jaime Upegui, President of Colpatria in Colombia.  

Scotiabank Women Initiative Commits $3 Billion to Women-led Businesses

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The Scotiabank Women Initiative is prioritizing equality by making change happen for women entrepreneurs. We launched the program on December 5, 2018, and on September 25, 2019, the program announced it will allocate $3 billion in funding to women-led business in Canada over its first three years.

Your 20-minute education boost is here: Forum for Women Entrepreneurs launches a new podcast series in collaboration with The Scotiabank Women Initiative™

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VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE), in collaboration with The Scotiabank Women Initiative™, launched a podcast series: The Go-To: For Entrepreneurs in the Know, bringing accessible, free and tangible education to women entrepreneurs across Canada.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative Commits $3 Billion in Capital over Its First Three Years to Support Women-Led Businesses

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ORONTO, Sept. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ today announced its commitment to allocate $3 billion in funding to women-led business in Canada over its first three years. The investment was announced at its fourth Un-Mentorship Boot Camp for women entrepreneurs held today in Toronto.

Scotiabank Supports Young Canadians With a $500,000 Donation to the Terry Fox PROFYLE Program

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TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the Terry Fox Foundation PROFYLE program, to help give young Canadians with hard-to-treat cancers access to potentially life-saving treatment.

Scotiabank Recognized on 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America Ranking

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For the second consecutive year, Scotiabank has been recognized for its commitment to being a corporate sustainability leader, with a placing on the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI), retaining its position in the top 20 per cent of financial institutions globally.

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