Diversity and Inclusion Inclusion isn’t just the right thing to do – it’s what makes us better.

One size does not fit all

Imagine a world where everyone was exactly the same. No one would ever expand their horizons or consider new perspectives (and it would be pretty dull, if you ask us). We believe in a different kind of world – one where differences are celebrated. That’s the kind of environment you’ll find at Scotiabank.

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Aboriginal Talent

We value your unique life experiences and insights – that’s why we offer customized support to applicants.

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Veterans & Reservists

We thank you for your service, and welcome your leadership. We’d be happy to support you as you transition to the private sector.

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Newcomers

We welcome you, and we’re eager to hear about your unique perspectives and life experiences.

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Persons with Disabilities

We know what you’re capable of. Join our team and find a home for your experiences and skills. You can also get customized support when you apply.

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Diversity is in our DNA

Approach

It’s in our everyday

Our day-to-day practices are a reflection of our core values. We work hard to foster a supportive, understanding environment that welcomes different ideas and perspectives.

The people

It’s in our people

We ask our employees for one simple thing: to be their authentic selves. When everyone feels free to be true to themselves, we all create a supportive, respectful environment.

Culture

It’s in our culture

Our culture of inclusion runs through our veins. Everywhere and anywhere that we do business, we bring that sense of inclusion with us; it’s what keeps us growing. Work with an award-winning company.

Our Awards

A Great Place to Work

Best Workplaces to Work in Latin America

by Great Place To Work® Institute

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

A Great Place to Work

Top Companies Award

LinkedIn

2019 | 2018

Best Corporate Governance in Peru 2019

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Bloomberg

2019

Inclusive Company Award, Mexico 2018

Inclusive Company Award, Mexico

Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014

Best Corporate Governance in Peru 2018

Best Corporate Governance in Peru

EY & BVL

2018

Most Admired Companies in Peru 2018

Most Admired Companies in Peru

PwC

2018

“The Price of Equality” Peru Campaign 2018

“The Price of Equality” Peru Campaign

Cannes Lions

2018

Bank of the Year - Latin Finance - 2018

Bank of the Year

Latin Finance

2018

Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments Award 2018

Mergers, Acquisitions and Investments Award

Diario Financiero

2018

Best Place to Work

Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance, Canada

Great Place to Work® Institute
2018

Best Place to Work

50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America

Achievers
2018

Best Workplace

Bronze Excellence in Leadership Development

Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

2018

A Great Place to Work

Best Advance in Interviewing Strategy – Talent Acquisition

Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

2018

Best Place to Work

Local Top Technology Employers

Hired.com
2018

Best Workplace

Most Attractive Employers Canada

Universum

2018

A Great Place to Work

Top 100 Company Diversity and Inclusion Index

Thompson Reuters

2018

Best Companies for Gender Equity in Peru 2018

Best Companies for Gender Equity in Peru

Aequales

2018 | 2017

Super Companies for Women 2018

Super Companies for Women

Top Companies

2018 | 2017

Best Workplaces in Mexico for Diversity & Inclusion 2018

Best Workplaces in Mexico for Diversity & Inclusion

Great Place to Work® Institute

2018 | 2017

Best Corporate Reputation in Chile and Peru 2018

Best Corporate Reputation in Chile and Peru

Merco

2018 | 2017 | 2016

est Workplaces in Mexico for Millennials 2018

Best Workplaces in Mexico for Millennials

Great Place to Work® Institute

2018 | 2016 

World´s best workplaces 2018

Employment Equity Achievement Winner

Employment Equity Achievement Awards

2018 | 2016

Best Companies to Attract and Retain Talent in Peru 2018

Best Companies to Attract and Retain Talent in Peru

Merco

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014

Best Workplaces in Chile 2018

Best Workplaces in Chile

Great Place to Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014

World´s best workplaces 2018

World´s Best Workplaces 

Great Place to Work® Institute

2018 |  2016 | 2015 | 2014  

Best Workplaces in Mexico, Financial Sector 2018

Best Workplaces in Mexico, Financial Sector

Great Place to Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

Responsible Healthy Organization and Best Mentoring Company, Mexico 2018

Responsible Healthy Organization and Best Mentoring Company, Mexico

Consejo Empresarial de Salud y Bienestar

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

A Great Place to Work

Best Workplaces in Panama

by Great Place 
To Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

A Great Place to Work

Best Workplaces in Dominican Republic

by Great Place 
To Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

A Great Place to Work

Best Workplaces in Costa Rica

by Great Place 
To Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

A Great Place to Work

Best Workplaces in El Salvador

by Great Place 
To Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Family-Friendly Company, Mexico 2018

Family-Friendly Company, Mexico

Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social (STPS)

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Mexican Standard for Gender Equality in the Workplace, Mexico 2018

Mexican Standard for Gender Equality in the Workplace, Mexico

Instituto Mexicano de Normalización y Certificación

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

Best Workplaces in Peru 2018

Best Workplaces in Peru

Great Place to Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 

Super Companies 2018

Super Companies

Top Companies

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

Socially Responsible Company, Mexico 2018

Socially Responsible Company, Mexico

Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

A Great Place to Work

Best Workplaces in Mexico

by Great Place 
To Work® Institute

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004

Best Workplace

Best Workplaces 
in Canada

Great Place to Work® Institute

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012
 | 2011 | 2010

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Progressive Aboriginal Relations – Gold Level

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
2017 | 2015 | 2014

Best Place to Work

Best Places 
to Work

Indeed Canada
2017

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Candidate Experience 
Awards

Talent Board
2017

CFLC

Most Supportive Employer 
in Canada for Reservists

Canadian Forces 
Liaison Council

2015

 

Canada's Best Employers 2016

Canada's Best 
Diversity Employers

Mediacorp Canada Inc.

2011 | 2010 | 2009