Grow an environment to thrive
Scotiabank actively supports Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) – grassroots initiatives that celebrate our diversity and foster inclusion. ERGs span diverse gender identities, ages, abilities, sexual orientations, ethnicities, veterans and allies. By getting involved with grassroots initiatives we can all foster inclusion.
Black Employee Network
The Black Employee Network advances the inclusion of Black employees by providing development opportunities and creating a pipeline of diverse talent throughout the organization.
The Caribbean Network highlights the creativity, rich history and culture of Caribbean people by providing a social and professional network for employees and positively contributing to the Caribbean communities.
China Banking Network
The China Banking Network is a business-focused employee resource group that shares an interest in Chinese business, politics, economy and culture. The China Banking Network advances knowledge, experience, and professional development, and provides a resource for supporting business activities in China and Asia.
DiversAbility is passionate about championing a culture of inclusion and accessibility. Providing resources and support to employees living with or supporting those with disabilities, the DiversAbility employee resource group promotes the full participation of persons of all abilities.
Environmental & Climate Action
The Environmental & Climate Action Employee Resource Group's mission is to educate and to energize employees to make changes in our day to day lives to help the environment and to help fight climate change.
"HOLA" Hispanic Organization for Leadership and Advancement promotes the culture of the various Latin American countries and provides a forum for networking, training, and advancement, not only for Spanish speaking Scotiabankers but for everyone who is enthusiastic about Latin America.
The Indigenous Network supports the Bank's overall commitment to create an inclusive and accessible workplace for all employees. By providing a forum for employees who are passionate about the inclusion of Indigenous Peoples and partnering with local Indigenous organizations, the Indigenous Network is advancing employee's awareness and knowledge of Indigenous inclusion in Canada.
Mental Health & Wellness
The Mental Health & Wellness employee resource group promotes the Bank’s inclusive culture by challenging and eradicating stigma, increasing awareness, and fostering a community that offers support and advocacy for employees directly and indirectly touched by mental health issues.
Pride’s mission is to enable, engage and energize team members around LGBT+ initiatives in order to create an inclusive and supportive environment for employees, customers, allies, and LGBT+ communities.
South Asian Network
The South Asian Network is dedicated to supporting the experiences of South Asian employees by promoting opportunities for networking, professional development and the celebration of a rich cultural heritage.
The Veterans Network is comprised of current and former members of the Armed Forces and allies. The Network aims to leverage the unique talents, knowledge and experiences of people with military service, to help drive a high-performance culture of excellence throughout the Bank.
Scotiabank has many women’s groups that operate globally and focus on advancing gender inclusion. Members are committed to educating and empowering women by supporting their personal and professional growth.
The Young Professionals employee resource group offers personal and professional development opportunities, networking sessions, and educational programming for the young or young-at-heart.