BMO Corporate Social Responsibility

A BMO employee does crafts with participants during an Employee Giving event BMO’s Employees Grow the Good for Communities with Employee Giving Campaign

 

Employee giving

BMO values its connection to the communities it serves—as customers, neighbours and partners. BMO employees build those connections, branch by branch and city by city, every day as part of living BMO’s Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. They also celebrate those connections with the annual Employee Giving Campaign, which runs for […]

One person speaks with another person supportively BMO’s pro bono legal program for asylum seekers

 

Corporate social responsibility

At BMO, we are driven by our purpose to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life and we strive to use our resources and expertise to help the individuals in the communities we serve. In 2015, BMO’s legal department launched a pilot pro bono program that provides legal services to low-income and vulnerable community […]

BMO and United Way logos Small Businesses in Scarborough’s Golden Mile to be supported through innovative pilot project

 

Community giving, Corporate social responsibility

The Inclusive Local Economic Opportunity (ILEO) Leadership Table is a ground-breaking initiative spearheaded by BMO and United Way Greater Toronto that brings inclusive local economic opportunity to communities where it has been limited. A cornerstone of its strategy is to fully understand local needs and then innovate, with private sector, civic and community partners, to […]

BMO's Tracie Morris BMO’s 2019 Sustainability Report demonstrates purpose in action across the bank

 

Corporate social responsibility

Every year, BMO releases a substantive public report that provides a detailed analysis of the bank’s performance against key sustainability indicators. The Sustainability Report (formerly titled the Environmental, Social and Governance Report) offers comprehensive insight into our progress, as well as an outline of our actions and responses to the issues that our stakeholders and […]

BMO supports the Canadian Defence community Proud to serve the Canadian Defence Community for another decade

 

Diversity and inclusion

For over a decade, BMO has been the Official Bank of the Canadian Defence Community, and now, our partnership will continue through 2029. We recently signed a 10-year extension with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services – ensuring we remain the exclusive provider of banking services to members of the defence community in Canada. […]

two business people riding bicycles BMO Sustainability podcast discusses sustainable finance

 

Sustainable finance

The second season of BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast has kicked off, beginning with a special episode created as part of BMO’s partnership with Bloomberg for Sustainable Finance Week. Sustainability Leaders host Michael Torrance speaks with Lee Ballin, the Head of Business Development for Sustainability at BloombergNEF – Bloomberg’s primary research group focused on industry-transforming trends […]