BMO Corporate Social Responsibility

A woman getting her blood pressure taken BMO and Rush University System for Health join forces to make healthcare more equitable

 

Community giving, Community reinvestment

In Chicago, a baby born today in Chicago’s Loop is likely to live to 82. But travel west along the Blue Line and life expectancy drops below 70. To address this harsh reality, BMO is announcing a $10 million donation to create the new Rush BMO Institute for Health Equity to ensure zero barriers to […]

A lady wearing a mask BMO Announces $250,000 Donation to Organizations Supporting Global Emergency COVID-19 Relief Efforts

 

Community giving, Response

BMO announced today it will donate $250,000 to support organizations helping those around the world impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. BMO’s contribution comes alongside contributions from seven Canadian banks collectively donating more than $1.15 million to international relief organizations. BMO’s donation will be directed to UNICEF, the WHO Foundation and the Canadian Red Cross […]

A woman reviews programming code on her computer Applications Open for WMN•FINtech, Women’s Fintech Industry Program from BMO Harris Bank and 1871

 

BMO for Women

BMO Harris Bank and 1871 today issued a nationwide call to apply for WMN•FINtech, a fintech industry program for women-led startups and the latest evolution of the BMO Harris / 1871 Innovation Program. Applications for the 2021 cohort will be accepted through April 19. Launched for the first time in 2020 and now returning for […]

A store owner working behind the counter BMO Issues C$750 million Women in Business Bond In Support of Women-Owned Businesses

 

BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

BMO has announced the offering of CAD $750 million of a five-year Women in Business Bond. Proceeds of the bonds will be allocated toward women-owned enterprises as defined in BMO’s Sustainable Financing Framework, including micro, small and medium-sized businesses. Innovating to support an inclusive recovery “As Canadian businesses embark on their recovery from the economic impacts […]

A restaurant owner talking on her mobile phone BMO Celebrates International Women’s Day

 

BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

BMO joins global festivities to mark International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. Throughout the month of March, BMO is celebrating women and girls, and reinforcing its commitment to breaking down gender-based barriers and investing in their success. “Today we honour the achievements of women while recognizing the need to continue eliminating barriers to women’s […]

Daphne Jones A Glorious Success

 

BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

Glorious Malone’s Fine Sausage is an award-winning, Milwaukee-based small family business with deep roots in the community, and a product that’s regionally celebrated. It all began in the 1960s, when Glorious Malone and her husband, George, began selling their homemade Southern-style headcheese at their grocery store. Glorious improved the recipe over time, and it became […]