Diversity, equity and inclusion
BMO helping bring Indigenous perspectives to CanadiansRead the blog
BMO unveils new diversity and representation goalsLearn more
Recognition for diversity and inclusion for BMORead the blog
BMO earns 100 on 2020 Disability Equality Index for the fifth year in a rowRead the blog
Five BMO bankers named to Crain’s 2020 Notable Minorities in Commercial Banking listRead the blog
Forbes ranks BMO one of America's Best Employers for Women in 2020Read the blog
BMO Capital Markets Celebrates DiversityWatch video
We’re investing in zero barriers to financial progress
We're shining a light on business owners who have broken barriers to be the success stories they are today.
Meet Shanelle McKenzie and Kim Knight of The Villij
Committed to redefining well-being, Shanelle and Kim founded The Villij as a wellness community for womxn of colour to feel seen and heard. At BMO, we’re inspired by business owners like Kim and Shanelle who continue to break barriers in business, and in life.
Meet Saul Arteaga, owner of SWITS (Southern Wisconsin Interpreting & Translation Services).
Refusing to let anyone else dictate his dreams, Saul founded SWITS to help meet the needs of his community. At BMO, we're inspired by business owners like Saul who continue to break barriers in business, and in life.
Imagine what’s possible without barriers.
1Beta Kit, The Horrifying Truth about being a Black Woman Founder in Canada, June 5, 2020, Harvard Business Review, A VC’s Guide to a investing in Black Founders, June 19 2020.
2Groupon and National Black Chamber of Commerce, Black Small Business Survey, July 9 2020 - July 27 2020.
3Global Fintech Index, 2020
4Promise and Prosperity: The 2020 Aboriginal Business Survey, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, 2020.