BMO Financial Group 2019 Sustainability Report and Public Accountability Statement Now Available Online
TORONTO and CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2019 /CNW/ – BMO Financial Group has published its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report can be downloaded at https://corporate-responsibility.bmo.com/reports/.
The 2019 Sustainability Report provides BMO’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure, with a focus on issues identified by stakeholders as most affecting the bank‘s sustainability. The report also includes the Public Accountability Statements for Bank of Montreal and its applicable subsidiaries: Bank of Montreal Mortgage Corporation, BMO Life Assurance Company and BMO Life Insurance Company.
“Our Purpose is to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life,” said Simon Fish, General Counsel for BMO Financial Group and Chair of BMO’s Sustainability Council. “We’re committed to driving positive change for our customers, employees and the communities we serve. This underpins the bank‘s longstanding commitment to sustainability. Today, from human rights to climate change to sustainable finance, the challenges we face and opportunities we have before us are increasingly complex and interconnected. In response, we are strengthening our commitment to sustainability and to navigating these changes together with our stakeholders.”
Sustainability activities highlighted in our 2019 Sustainability Report include:
In 2019, BMO’s sustainability disclosure contributed to the company’s standing on numerous rankings, including:
About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $852 billion as of October 31, 2019, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.
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