BMO Corporate Social Responsibility

Trees BMO Sustainability Leaders podcast on biodiversity and economic development

 

Sustainable finance

New on BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast, a discussion about biodiversity, and how it’s being lost at a rate unprecedented in human history. Guest Kai Chan, Professor from the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia talks about the implications for businesses – both in terms of their impacts on biodiversity, and their dependence […]

BMO employees after winning a United Way award BMO recognized by United Way Greater Toronto as a Platinum Partner

 

Corporate social responsibility

BMO was recognized as a Platinum Partner by United Way Greater Toronto at their Local Leaders event on February 5, 2020. This Platinum designation is their highest honour, and an important recognition for the efforts of the bank and its employees to close the fairness gap in our communities. An amazing 90+ percent of employees […]

An array of solar panels BMO Thought Leaders share ideas with World Economic Forum through #fairerworld campaign

 

Corporate social responsibility

Ahead of this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, the organizers invited attendees and the global community to have their say on a number of significant challenges that would form some of the main discussion points for the conference. By submitting a user-generated video clip, participants and members of the public could give their […]

solar panels BMO Recognized by CDP for Action on Environmental Sustainability

 

Environmental stewardship

BMO was recently recognized by the CDP (formerly called the Carbon Disclosure Project) for its strong actions and transparency in the areas of climate change governance, climate change risk management, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. The CDP, a not-for-profit charity, provides a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their […]

People working together BMO Wins Brandon Hall Gold Award for Excellence in Leadership Development

 

Employee experience

Brandon Hall Group has recognized BMO Financial Group with a Gold Award in the Best Advance in Executive Development category for its Executive Leadership Program, Leadership EDGE (LEDGE). BMO is the only company to receive this prestigious recognition at the gold level in this category this year. Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards recognize the best […]

Swimming fish Stronger Bonds

 

Sustainable finance

This story is an excerpt from the BMO 2019 Sustainability Report. BMO’s collaboration with the World Bank on sustainable development bonds is part of a broader commitment to creating investment opportunities within an ESG framework. To build a sustainable future, we need to start working today. And the challenge for many investors is how to […]