BMO earns most sustainable bank award

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Corporate Knights has named BMO Financial Group as the most sustainable bank in North America for the fourth consecutive year and the eighth ranked in the world, according to a press release.

BMO provides a variety of sustainable programs such its Climate Ambition, which provides $222.75 billion in lending to sustainable energy products. It also established an Energy Transition Group in 2021 to help clients in this transition to alternative energy sources.

“At BMO, our purpose, to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life, informs our strategy and drives our commitments to progress for a thriving economy, a sustainable future and an inclusive society,” Sharon Haward-Laird, general counsel, BMO and executive committee sponsor for sustainability, said in the release. “It’s a true honor to be globally recognized for the leading sustainability practices that help us deliver on our purpose.”

“For nearly 37 years, Dataline has partnered with financial services companies to design, develop, and implement customized business process outsourcing and financial services operations support solutions that are enabled by optimized data management,” Collin York, founder of Dataline, said in the release. “Our team could not be more excited about becoming part of the CardWorks family, where we see energy, excitement, enthusiasm, and a team that is committed to doing the right thing.”

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