Company Profile

National Bank of Canada serves the financial needs of individuals, businesses, institutional clients and governments across Canada. Founded in 1859, the Bank is one of Canada’s six systemically important banks and among the most profitable banks on a global basis by return on equity.

Headquartered in Montreal, the Bank has more than 23,000 employees and is proud to be recognized for being an employer of choice and for promoting diversity and inclusion. National Bank strives to meet the highest standards of social responsibility while creating value for its shareholders.

Why National Bank of Canada is a member of UNEP FI

National Bank is committed to enhance its environmental, social and governance practices. By joining UNEP FI as a member, the Bank reinforces its efforts to promote sustainable development across its business units. It also enables the Bank to pursue its mission to make a positive impact on people’s lives and helps align its business strategy with the changing needs of our society.

Sustainability Strategy

At National Bank, our commitment to social responsibility draws its strength from people. We aim to make a positive impact on people’s lives by building lasting relationships with our clients, our employees and the community. National Bank is concerned about society’s impact on the environment, particularly the effects of climate change. That’s why we’re actively involved in implementing various initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint. The Bank stands out for the major partnerships it has developed over the years with various organizations and businesses that share its goal of contributing to sustainable social development.

Corporate Sustainability Reports