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Scotiabank

March 14, 2016 12:22 ET

Scotiabank's 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report Now Available

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 14, 2016) -  Today, Scotiabank published its 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.

The report provides a summary of the Bank's strategic CSR priorities and progress, and highlights our commitment to operating in a sustainable and socially responsible manner.

Scotiabank's CSR priorities outlined in the report include:

  • Fair design and sale of products and services, supported with financial literacy programs;
  • Customer service and outreach; access to finance, such as consumer and microfinance;
  • Impact of banking transactions in communities and the environment;
  • Community investment and volunteerism; and
  • Diversity and equal ‎opportunity/fair labour practices.

With operations in over 50 countries, Scotiabank is proud to be Canada's international bank, a strong contributor to Canadian and international economies and communities.

To learn how Scotiabank makes a difference globally as a good corporate citizen, view the 2015 CSR Report.

About Scotiabank 
Through our global community investment strategy, Scotiabank (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2015, Scotiabank contributed $67 million to help our communities around the world.

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and parts of Asia. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. Follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankNews.

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