Our practices

Operational sustainability

Carbon neutral since 2010, BMO is dedicated to finding innovative ways to minimize the environmental impacts of our operations.

Community sponsorships

BMO’s community sponsorships support organizations that work to build communities and drive social change.

Business conduct

The way we conduct ourselves in the pursuit of our business objectives impacts our customers and other stakeholders, and it influences the amount of trust and confidence they have in us.

Diversity, equity and inclusion

BMO’s Zero Barriers to Inclusion 2025 is a multi-year strategy focused on providing access to opportunities and enabling growth both inside and outside our doors.

Environmental and social risk management

BMO integrates environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into our financing and lending activities – mitigating risk while creating the conditions that drive a more sustainable future.

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Climate change

BMO is focused on being our clients’ lead partner in the transition to a net zero world.

Sustainable finance

As a purpose-driven global leader in sustainable finance, BMO promotes sustainability through lending, investing, underwriting and advising companies on their sustainability strategies.

Financial inclusion

BMO works to lift up communities in need by providing tools that help people develop financial resilience and fulfill their potential.

Sustainable procurement

BMO integrates environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into our financing and lending activities – mitigating risk while creating the conditions that drive a more sustainable future.

BMO gives

Our Purpose: To boldly grow the good in business and life drives our commitment to make a positive societal impact in everything we do. Strong communities and the organizations supporting them are essential for building a thriving economy, ensuring a sustainable future, and fostering an inclusive society.