Sustainable Finance

Making a positive impact for the world.


The Sustainable Finance Group provides advice and solutions to corporate, financial, public sector, and institutional clients across Scotiabank’s global presence.


Scotiabank’s Sustainability Leadership


In November 2019, Scotiabank committed to mobilizing $100 billion by 2025 to reduce the impacts of climate change. As a global leader in sustainable finance, Scotiabank is committed to advancing climate transition and promoting sustainable economic growth.


Scotiabank is the leading Canadian dealer of sustainability bonds in 2020 (Bloomberg), and the fastest growing dealer globally. We have global, multi-currency, cross-sectoral execution capabilities:




Pandemic ushers in wave of demand for COVID-related bonds

Hear from our experts on the importance of Sustainable investing.

July 3, 2020

View Content Pandemic ushers in wave of demand for COVID-related bonds


Sustainable Finance Group – News Release

Scotiabank launches new Sustainable Finance Group within its Global Banking and Markets division.

June 30, 2020

View Content Sustainable Finance Group – News Release


Social Bonds – A Vehicle to Fund Affordable Housing

Using capital markets to improve housing affordability in Canada, and globally.

June 26, 2020

View Content Social Bonds – A Vehicle to Fund Affordable Housing


Integrating ESG & Thematic Investments

A guide to the best-in-class integration of ESG and thematic investments into an institutional investment portfolio.

June 25, 2020

View Content Integrating ESG & Thematic Investments


2019 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report

Learn about how Scotiabank is working to build a more sustainable business.

April 9, 2020

View Content 2019 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report


Investing in the future

As part of Scotiabank’s Climate Commitments, we are working alongside our clients across GBM to support them in the transition to a low carbon economy

March 17, 2020

View Content Investing in the future

​Discover what we have to offer


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


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


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

Speak with our team

The Sustainable Finance Group combines robust capital market expertise with a leading-edge, sustainable finance background to incorporate sustainability across all your capital markets activities.

Bob Nguyen

Managing Director and Head, Corporate Fixed Income Origination

Fanny Doucet

Director, Debt Capital Markets and Sustainable Finance

Jason Taylor

Director, Sustainable Finance

Sean Locke

Analyst, Sustainable Finance

Holly Nevison

Analyst, Sustainable Finance