TD Bank Sustainabilty Report Issued
TD released its 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report, Adapting to be the bank you need, showcasing the bank’s commitment to serving the changing needs of its customers, employees, communities and shareholders.
“TD opened its doors today for the same reasons we did in 1855: to serve people – fulfill their aspirations – make their lives better – build a more prosperous future,” said Bharat Masrani, Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group. In order to be the bank customers need, TD’s corporate responsibility strategy is built on four themes – be an environmental leader, responsible banking, building an extraordinary workplace, and strengthening communities.
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Highlights for environmental and social performance in 2015 include:
TD named Best Green Bank in North America 2015 by Capital Finance International
Top-scoring Canadian financial institution on the CDP Climate Disclosure Leadership index
Invested in Renewable energy credits (RECs) equivalent to 100 per cent of the electricity used by the bank in 2015
Over C$1 billion in green bond underwriting by acting as joint-lead underwriter on two green bonds, issued by the European Investment Bank
One million trees planted in New York City through the TD-sponsored program MillionTrees
NYCOver 58,000 acres of critical forest habitat protected with help from TD Forests since 2012
53,000 trees planted through TD Tree Days
More than C$4.6 million in funding provided by TD Friends of the Environment Foundation to over 1,000 communities across CanadaSocial
Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the 4thconsecutive year
Named among The Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality in the U.S. seven years in a row
Over 247,900 people across North America and the U.K. participated in a TD-sponsored program to improve financial literacy
C$92.5 million donated to support more than 4,300 communities throughout North America and the U.K.US $16.6 million donated by the TD Charitable Foundation to community organizations across TD’s footprint in the U.S., from Maine to Florida
TD provided 965 volunteer grants worth C$538,270 to charities in which TD employees volunteered 40 or more hours of their time with
Source: TD Bank Group