Category: Diversity and inclusion

Through leader advocacy, innovative talent practices and ambitious workforce representation goals, BMO is focused on achieving industry leadership by increasing diversity and fostering inclusivity across all levels of the organization.


Two people of color in discussion BMO joins the Tent Partnership for Refugees

 

Diversity and inclusion

BMO announced today that it will be joining the Tent Partnership for Refugees, a global business network which mobilizes companies around the world to support refugees. Through this program, BMO and the BMO Pride Enterprise Resource Group are committing to mentoring 50 LGBTQ2+ newcomers to Canada and the U.S. over the next 3 years. “Joining […]

Pride revellers in colourful costumes Pride Lives Here: BMO Celebrates LGBTQ2+ Community Across North America

 

Diversity and inclusion

To mark Pride Month, BMO Financial Group is reaffirming its commitment to listening to, learning from and celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and two-spirited (LGBTQ2+) community through initiatives designed to eliminate barriers to inclusion. As a proud supporter of Pride for more than two decades, BMO is celebrating and sponsoring events in communities across […]

Multi-colored line drawings of human profiles signifying diversity Bold Conversations: One Year Later – What has Happened Since George Floyd

 

Diversity and inclusion

As part of our continued focus on addressing the diversity, equity and inclusion of People of Color, specifically African American and Hispanic/Latino, BMO Harris Bank was proud to recently hold the third of the quarterly event series, Bold Conversations. This event, One Year Later: What has Happened Since George Floyd, was the boldest conversation yet. […]

A woman of color holding a tablet and smiling Five Women-Led Startups Selected for BMO Harris Bank and 1871 WMN•FINtech Program

 

Diversity and inclusion

Cohort represents diverse financial technologies, including tools for homeownership, healthcare planning, small/midsize business accounting, supply chain and estate planning BMO Harris Bank and 1871 are proud to announce the five participating companies selected to join their 2021 WMN•FINtech Program. WMN•FINtech is a fintech industry program for women-founded and -led startups and the latest evolution of […]

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 […]