Sustainable finance

Making a positive impact for the world - and on your business.

Across Scotiabank, we’re committed to advancing the climate transition and promoting sustainable economic growth – for now, for the future.

Scotiabank’s leadership in sustainable finance policy developments includes participation in the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) and the Institute of International Finance (IIF) Sustainable Finance Working Groups, a $10 Billion commitment in support of affordable housing in Canada and Ontario’s Affordability Task Force.

The dedicated and experienced Sustainable Finance Group within Global Banking and Markets provides advice and solutions to corporate, financial, public sector, and institutional clients across the Bank’s global presence – Canada, the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia Pacific. We will work alongside your organization to incorporate sustainability across all your capital markets activities, leverage opportunities, reduce risk, and align your financing and investing with your sustainability strategy and goals.

Our team has sustainability and finance experts with specialities that include sustainable business advice and solutions, and providing innovative solutions for sustainability challenges across all industries, geographies and sectors.

Discover what we have to offer


Best-in-class structuring and execution of sustainable finance transactions.


  • Green, social, sustainable bonds and loans
  • Sustainability-linked bonds and loans
  • Structuring of sustainability financing frameworks
  • Green infrastructure and project finance
  • Sustainability-linked deposits
  • Sustainability-linked derivatives
  • Sustainable trade finance
  • Sustainability-linked securitization


Tailored ESG and sustainable finance advice aligned with your business strategy.


  • Target setting and strategy
  • Sustainability and climate risk reporting
  • Sustainable finance impact reporting
  • ESG ratings and index inclusion strategy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Global sustainable finance taxonomies


Development and marketing of new sustainable finance products across asset classes.


  • Environmental trading
  • Compliance carbon allowance markets
  • Energy transition and transition finance

Market insights

Scotiabank is proud to be recognized with several awards by LatinFinance, including Sustainable Finance Bank of the Year for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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November 15, 2022
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Deal highlights

15 Year Sustainability Bond


MXN $2,890,000,000


Sustainability Structuring Agent & Joint Bookrunner





September 2022

4 Year Sustainability-Linked Bond


MXN $2,757,587,600


Sustainability Structuring Agent & Joint Bookrunner






September 2022

Green Loan



US $36,719,478


Green Loan Coordinator & Lender





September 2022

Green Loan



US $50,000,000


Lender & Green Coordinator





August 2022

Sustainability-Linked Loan



US $25,000,000


Sustainability Structuring Agent & Lender






August 2022

Sustainability-Linked Loan


US $200,000,000


Joint Lead Arranger, Bookrunner & Sustainability Agent 








August 2022

Sustainability-Linked Facility


US $750,000,000


Sustainability Structuring Agent, Administrative Agent, Joint Lead Arranger & Joint Bookrunner






August 2022

60NC10 Year Green Hybrid Bond


C $350,000,000


Joint Bookrunner








August 2022

 Speak with our team

Bob Nguyen

Managing Director and Head, Corporate Fixed Income Origination

Fanny Doucet

Managing Director and Head, Sustainable Finance

Patrycja Drainville

Director, Sustainable Finance

Daniel Gracian

Director, ​​Sustainable Finance

Peter Johnson

Director, ​​Sustainable Finance

Melissa Menzies

Director, ​​Sustainable Finance

Cambyse Parsi

Director, ​​Sustainable Finance

Sean Locke

Associate, Sustainable Finance

Dakota Mahar

Associate, ​​Sustainable Finance

Holly Nevison

Associate, Sustainable Finance

Margot Kappele

Analyst, ​​Sustainable Finance

Matt McLean

Analyst, ​​Sustainable Finance

Matthew Sekular

Analyst, ​​Sustainable Finance