Category: Corporate social responsibility


Sunrise BMO Reaches Goal to Match 100 Per Cent of Electricity Usage with Renewables

 

Corporate social responsibility, Environmental stewardship

BMO has announced it has reached an important milestone in its commitment to a sustainable future: it has met its 2020 goal, announced last April, to match 100 per cent of its electricity usage with electricity produced from renewable sources across global operations. This achievement includes investment in Renewal Energy Certificates from wind, solar and […]

Hands holding hands BMO Announces Next Steps in Eliminating Racial Injustice

 

Corporate social responsibility, Diversity and inclusion

BMO has announced next steps in our commitment to a society with zero barriers to inclusion by working to eliminate racial inequities across the organization and the financial services industry. A variety of initiatives are now underway to address gaps that are impacting Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) employees, customers, and communities. Direct […]

Dave Casper stands in front of the mural with three school children Chicago Public School students create mural calling for change

 

Community giving, Corporate social responsibility, Diversity and inclusion

“Art can tell stories and change narratives,” says Suzette Bross, Executive Director of CPS Lives. “This mural is an expression of giving back to the community and showing the good in humanity.” In June 2020, a group of Chicago students transformed the temporary plywood used to cover BMO Harris Bank’s main branch during protests into […]

Green space with cityscape in the background BMO named to the top ten of Corporate Knights’ 2020 Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens list

 

Corporate social responsibility, Environmental stewardship

BMO has been named to the top ten of Corporate Knights’ 2020 Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens list. Ranked first among the major banks and ninth overall, BMO was recognized for its sizable portfolio of sustainable loans, as well as its enterprise-wide commitment to creating a sustainable future throughout its operations. Learn more by visiting […]

This is not a time to be silent. BMO donates to organizations to support social and racial justice and inclusion

 

Community giving, Corporate social responsibility

BMO’s Purpose animates our teams around the world and guides our actions to support our customers, employees and communities. Aligned with that Purpose, BMO today announced a donation of $1 million to a number of organizations in North America to support social and racial justice, and inclusion. The bank will donate funds to the NAACP […]

BMO's Winnipeg Main building BMO and Manitoba Métis Federation Working Together to Transform Historic Portage and Main Building into Future Home of the Métis Nation Heritage Centre

 

Corporate social responsibility, Diversity and inclusion

On May 12th, Manitoba celebrates its 150th anniversary – and marks the Manitoba Métis becoming Canada’s negotiating partner in Confederation and Founder of Manitoba. Led by Louis Riel, the Métis became the first and only Indigenous People in this country to create a province. As part of the celebration, BMO and the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) announced an agreement for the sale […]