Socially Responsible Investment
Scotiabank is included in a number of indices, based on our performance on environmental, social and corporate governance criteria, including:
The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. The CDLI recognizes companies and organizations for their approach to disclosing climate change strategies, while the CPLI recognizes only the companies that are taking positive measures to mitigate the effects their operations have on climate change.
The Ethibel Investment Register is used as the basis for Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) products for a growing number of European banks, fund managers and institutional investors.
Jantzi Social Index® is a market capitalization-weighted common stock index consisting of 60 Canadian companies that pass a set of broadly based social and environmental screens.
The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America) comprises the top companies from North America in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria, and provides a benchmark for sustainability-driven North American equity portfolios.
With over 25 years’ experience investing responsibly, Ethical Funds is Canada's most comprehensive family of socially responsible mutual funds. They provide a full suite of domestic and global SRI investment options, including complete portfolios solutions designed for a broad range of investor risk-return profiles. Ethical Funds are available through qualified investment professionals, discount brokers, life insurers and other institutional partners.
FTSE4Good Index is a financial index series that is designed by the Financial Times Stock Exchange to identify and facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.