Category: Diversity and inclusion

Through leader advocacy, innovative talent practices and ambitious workforce representation goals, BMO is focused on achieving industry leadership by increasing diversity and fostering inclusivity across all levels of the organization.


Dr. Victor Salazar-Calderón Dr. Victor Salazar-Calderón supports his Arizona community while BMO supports him

 

Diversity and inclusion, Response

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, BMO has been working hard to support our clients, helping them secure PPP loans and working with them on solutions for navigating the crisis. Dr. Victor Salazar-Calderón is one of those clients. Originally from Peru, he came to the United States in 1984. He was a practicing neurologist in his […]

Girls Belong Here logo BMO inspires young leaders with Girls Belong Here

 

Diversity and inclusion

As BMO celebrates International Day of the Girl on October 11, and works to foster a society with zero barriers to inclusion, we are marking our third year as lead sponsor of Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here program. The Girls Belong Here program places young women in positions of leadership, power and influence for […]

Shopaholic description ex: "A self-confessed shopaholic, Diane loved looking for new clothes with her two daughters." New campaign and petition takes a stand for young women

 

Diversity and inclusion

For the month of October, as BMO celebrates International Day of the Girl (October 11) and works to foster a society with zero barriers to inclusion, a new campaign is shining a light on social conditioning and gender-based stereotypes in language that have negative connotations for women. BMO is encouraging consumers to take action through […]

Elder Barney Williams, Jr. An Interview with Barney Williams, Jr., Elder and residential school survivor

 

Diversity and inclusion, Indigenous programs

Orange Shirt Day recognizes the legacy and impact of the Indian Residential Schools in Canada. Falling on September 30th, the Day is an opportunity to honour residential school survivors and their families, and to commit to reconciliation. At BMO, we believe that Canadian companies have a responsibility to provide education on Indigenous issues and experiences […]

A mother and daughter looking at a laptop BMO Capital Markets to Donate C$1.6M Following Equity Through Education Trading Day

 

Community giving, Diversity and inclusion

BMO Capital Markets’ 2020 Equity Through Education trading day raised C$1.6 million toward educational assistance for students in North America and the UK. Every year, BMO Capital Markets donates a day of institutional equity trading commissions from the U.S., Canada and the UK to charities helping under-privileged students through scholarships, bursaries and other academic programs. […]

Food bank at Instituto del Progreso Latino Instituto del Progreso Latino pivots to keep their community safe

 

Community giving, Diversity and inclusion, Response

“What folks need right now is different than last month, and next month it will change again. So we keep listening and learning to understand how we can help,” says Karina Ayala-Bermejo, CEO of Instituto del Progreso Latino. “When we can respond right away to the needs of our community, that’s where we can really […]