Human Rights

Our commitments to respect human rights

At Scotiabank, respect for human rights is fundamental to the way we do business, and is part of our core values across all of our business activities and operations. Consistent with that commitment, we have chosen to adopt a Human Rights Statement at the highest level of our organization.

Scotiabank's Human Rights Statement

Download Scotiabank’s Full Human Rights Statement | pdf: 331 KB

Impact stories

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Global, co-ordinated effort needed to battle human trafficking

Director of Scotiabank's Financial Intelligence Unit says a collaborative effort between the Bank and the UN is key, as COVID-19 leaves people more vulnerable.

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Survivors of human trafficking get help rebuilding financial independence

Scotiabank joins forces with NGO to provide accounts, financial literacy to survivors.

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Project Shadow looks to put a dent in online child exploitation through a collective effort

The public-private partnership announced by FINTRAC and co-led by Scotiabank will aid in catching and prosecuting perpetrators of this heinous crime.