Category: Corporate social responsibility


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 […]

This is no 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 […]

A person using a tablet BMO grows the good through credit card reward point donations to United Way of Metro Chicago

 

Corporate social responsibility, Response

During this unprecedented time, BMO Harris Bank is inspired by people and businesses across the country pulling together to help family, friends, neighbors and even strangers. BMO is offering customers one more way to help their communities this week, in line with our Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good. BMO now allows customers in the […]

A cashier at the checkout wears a mask and gloves BMO Sustainability Podcast on Covid-19 and Sustainable Finance

 

Corporate social responsibility, Sustainable finance

BMO’s Sustainability Leaders podcast returns with a round table discussion on the COVID-19 crisis and how it’s putting a spotlight on sustainable finance. Host Michael Torrance is joined by BMO sustainability experts Manju Seal, David Sneyd and Jonathan Hackett to discuss the role that sustainable finance can play in our current environment. They explain why they feel it’s time for banks, […]

BMO Small Business Outlook Survey event BMO and Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce publish 2020 Small Business Outlook Survey

 

Corporate social responsibility

BMO knows that small businesses are the backbone of strong communities. That’s why we partnered with the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to produce the 2020 Small Business Outlook Survey, which gathers insights from hundreds of Chicagoland small business leaders on topics including the state of the local economy, staffing needs, access to capital and more. […]