Roundtable report on ESG and sustainable investing: Challenges and opportunities
February 20, 2020Roundtable report on ESG and sustainable investing: Challenges and opportunities
As part of Scotiabank’s Climate Commitments, we are working alongside our clients across Global Banking and Markets (GBM) to support them in the transition to a low-carbon economy. Our enterprise-wide commitment also includes decarbonizing our own operations and mobilizing funds – $100 billion by 2025 – towards addressing climate change.
“We recognize that managing environmental and climate risks is important to our clients around the world – it’s critical for their continued success and for every future,” said Cesare Roselli, Global Head of SSA (Sovereign, Supranational, and Agency) Origination at Scotiabank. “At GBM Europe, working in collaboration with our global teams, we recently completed two significant deals that showcase our Climate Commitment in action.”
“It is also important to note that Scotiabank’s Treasury was an investor in the EIB transaction,” said Michael Field, Director, Liquidity Portfolio & Business Management, Group Treasury at Scotiabank “The investment supports a part of our Liquidity Portfolio strategy, as we invest in eligible Greenbonds in keeping with our Climate Commitment.”
To learn more about Scotiabank’s approach to addressing climate change, please visit: www.scotiabank.com/sustainability
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