National Bank Presents Its 2017 Social Responsibility Report

Montreal, March 5, 2018

National Bank is proud to release its 2017 Social Responsibility Report. This report outlines the key projects carried out by the Bank in 2017 for the benefit of its clients, employees, the community, and the environment.


Helping our clients power their ideas

- Leading-edge digital and mobile banking services
- New branch concepts centred on advisory services and technology
- Active participation in developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem

Supporting the community

- $25 million paid to the community in the form of donations, sponsorships and through fundraising initiatives
- Hundreds of organizations supported Canada-wide
- Committed to enhancing the impact of our social investments

Promoting diversity

- Ongoing support of women, cultural communities and the LGBT community
- Representation of women in management positions among the highest in Canada

Fuelling economic development

- $88 million invested in our facilities
- $1 billion spent on goods and services
- $2 billion paid in salaries and employee benefits

Helping protect the environment

- Award-winning energy efficiency program
- Received several LEED® certifications

About National Bank of Canada
With $251 billion in assets as at January 31, 2018, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups.  It has more than 21,000 employees in knowledge-intensive positions and has been recognized numerous times as a top employer and for its commitment to diversity.  Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA).  Follow the Bank’s activities at or via social media such as Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

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Catherine Deshaies
Senior Advisor – Public Affairs
National Bank