Scotiabank: Climate Change

Scotiabank: Climate Change

Scotiabank has a large global footprint and recognizes that a better, more prosperous future is intrinsically linked to the well-being of our planet.  We aim to reduce our own environmental footprint, including setting emission reduction targets.

Learn more here

Content from this campaign

Scotiabank Boosting Sustainability Commitment with Closing of Inaugural Green Bond Offering
TORONTO, July 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS or the Bank) announced today the closing of its inaugural USD 500 million 3.5-year Green Bond offering (the Green Bonds), boosting its commitment to Sustainable Business and creating a better future for all. The net proceeds from the Green Bond offering will be used to fund the financing or refinancing, in whole or in...
Jul 19, 2019 10:20 AM ET
Scotiabank Addresses Climate Change by Establishing an Internal Carbon Price
As part of our commitment to the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, we implemented an internal carbon price in 2018. After consultations with external experts and a thorough peer review, we established an internal tax of CAD$15 per tonne of CO2 for our global Scope 1 and 2 emissions. This allowed us to fairly compare projects that required higher upfront costs (but delivered longer-term ...
Jun 5, 2019 8:00 AM ET
Relay Education is Leading the Way in Energy Literacy Across Canada
TORONTO, February 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The transition to 100 per cent renewable energy is underway across Canada. In 2018, 15,000 youth will participate in Relay Education's renewable energy workshops as part of this national energy shift. On February 21, 100...
Feb 21, 2018 10:10 AM ET
Scotiabank Proudly Supports the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure
TORONTO, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today proudly announced its support of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). "As Canada's international bank, Scotiabank has witnessed first-hand the devastating effects of natural disasters such as wildfires, floods, earthquakes and hurricanes in communities in which the bank...
Feb 5, 2018 12:30 PM ET
Scotiabank Impact Story: Helping Create a New Generation of Renewable Energy Workers
Forrest Wolfe’s upbringing as a member of Kettle and Stoney Point First Nation in Ontario emphasized the importance of living in harmony with the Earth. In addition, as a 21 year-old college student, he understands that finding solutions to environmental challenges will depend on young people like him. “I feel like my generation is more aware of what’s happening with the world and with...
Dec 7, 2017 2:25 PM ET