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.

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Environment

Scotiabank's Net-Zero Research Fund Now Accepting Applications in Celebration of World Environment Day
In the lead up to World Environment Day, Scotiabank is announcing that from now until July 14th, Scotiabank's Net-Zero Research Fund is accepting funding applications from think tanks and academic institutions that are supporting key sectors in their efforts to decarbonize the economy.

Energy

Scotiabank and Evolugen Announce 15-Year Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreement
Scotiabank and Evolugen, the Canadian operating business of Brookfield Renewable (NYSE: BEP) (NYSE: BEPC) (TSX: BEP.UN) (TSX: BEPC), today announced the signing of a 15-year renewable energy PPA for solar energy in Alberta from a new, to-be-constructed ~40 MW project, northeast of Cardston, Alberta.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

CDP Recognizes Scotiabank With Above-Industry-Average A- Score for Strong Climate-Related Disclosure and Management for Second Consecutive Year
Scotiabank is pleased to announce it received a grade of A- for the second consecutive year from CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) in recognition of its strong management of climate-related issues and transparency in its disclosures.

Environment

Scotiabank Grows Net Zero Research Fund to $10 Million
Scotiabank is proud to announce that it will be expanding its Net Zero Research Fund to $10 Million (CAD), which will be distributed to a select number of recipients over the next ten-years. Launched this year as part of the Bank's Climate Commitments, the goal of the fund is to help advance research and leadership in support of the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Energy

The Edge of Energy Ep. 8: Taking on the Climate Crisis With a Renewed Energy
If we want to make a significant dent in the reduction of global warming a sharp pivot towards renewed energy sources is mandatory.

Environment

Add This Podcast to Your List: The Edge of Energy, Presented by Scotiabank and Produced by the Walrus Lab
The eight-episode series, presented by Scotiabank, produced by The Walrus Lab and hosted by Kofi Hope, features talks with industry experts and innovators who explain what it will take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero.

Environment

Scotiabank Launches Net Zero Research Fund to Boost Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
In continued efforts to combat climate change, Scotiabank has established a Net Zero Research Fund to initiate partnerships with leading think tanks and academic institutions that are supporting key sectors in their efforts to decarbonize.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Scotiabank, a Leading Bank in the Americas, Recognized by CDP for Its Climate Change Efforts
The CDP has recognized Scotiabank with a climate change score of 'B,' for its strong results in the areas of climate change governance; climate change risk management; and greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Scotiabank to Mobilize $100 Billion by 2025 to Support the Transition to a Lower-carbon and More Resilient Economy
Recognizing the critical role that the financial services sector plays in the transition to a low-carbon, Scotiabank announced its Climate Commitments to support clients in the transition to a low-carbon economy and decarbonize its own operations.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Scotiabank Boosting Sustainability Commitment with Closing of Inaugural Green Bond Offering
The Bank of Nova Scotia 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.

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