Our practices

Operational sustainability

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

Employee giving

BMO employees believe in bringing positive, sustainable change to help build stronger, healthier communities where we live and work by contributing, volunteering and helping others.

Community giving

BMO’s community giving strategy is built on three pillars – collaboration, learning and innovation – that are supported by our 200-year commitment to helping improve the quality of life in our communities.

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.

Community reinvestment

Partnering with our neighbors is meaningful to us. It’s part of how we’re helping build a society with zero barriers to economic inclusion.

Climate change

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

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.

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.

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.