Diversity and Inclusion
Our most important investment is the one we make in our people.
We're for every future.
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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Life at Scotiabank
Grow in an environment to thrive
Our most important investment is the one we make in our people. Our customer focus starts with taking care of our employees around the world. That’s why we work to grow and diversify talent and engage employees in a performance-oriented culture.
Employee Resource Groups
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.
Scotiabank reaffirms commitment to inclusion for every future. We will always stand by our choice to be inclusive and kind.
President and CEO Brian Porter participates in the BlackNorth Initiative Summit
Women leading the way through the crisis
As we mark International Women’s Day, we spoke with four women executives about the challenges of leading a team through the pandemic and how they overcame them.
Spotlight on our Black Employee Resource Group
Learn how Molara and Vernette, two Scotiabankers, are supporting Black employees throughout the organiation and community.
Banking should be easy. For everyone.
We’re committed to building a stronger and more inclusive society for everybody, every ability, and every future. Not just today, but every day.
Women have been calling for equality for over a century
Scotiabank is committed to dismantling the barriers faced by women, so future generations won’t have to say it again.
When everyone can be their whole self, we all thrive.
Scotiabank is fostering opportunities for LGBT+ communities by investing in charities and building inclusive workplaces.
Unlock your potential
We know what you’re capable of. At Scotiabank, every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are and, embraced for their differences. We value your unique life experiences and perspectives and we welcome you to bring your whole self to work.
We value your unique life experiences and insights – that’s why we offer customized support to applicants.
We welcome you, and we’re eager to hear about your unique perspectives and life experiences.
We foster an inclusive environment where employees of the LGBT+ communities and their allies feel safe, valued and respected. We advance the inclusion of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expression.
People of Colour Talent Program
We continue to advance an inclusive workplace that is free of discrimination and provides equal access to opportunity for People of Colour.