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BMO ranked one of the world’s most sustainable companies in the world by Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

November 15, 2021 | Recognition, Sustainability

BMO has been ranked among the most sustainable companies on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)– one of only five companies in Canada included in the DJSI world index. The DJSI is a set of best-in-class benchmarks for investors who have recognized that sustainable business practices are critical to generating long-term shareholder value. The DJSI ranks companies’ sustainability performance across three dimensions – Governance & Economic, Environmental, and Social Sustainability. Inclusion on the DJSI World index is reserved for the top 10 percent of global sustainability performers as ranked by the DJSI.

“Being ranked among the most sustainable companies in the world by the world’s most recognizable sustainability index is a testament to BMO’s Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life through our focus on a thriving economy, a sustainable future, and an inclusive society,” said Sharon Haward-Laird, General Counsel, BMO Financial Group and Executive Committee Sponsor for Sustainability. “We’re pleased to be included on the World Index the same year we announced our ambition to be our clients’ lead partner in their transition to a net-zero future. And we are especially proud to be recognized for our strengths in corporate governance, customer relationship management, environmental and social reporting, and financial inclusion.”

BMO earned the highest possible score in the areas of Corporate Governance, Customer Relationship Management, Financial Inclusion, Environmental Reporting and Social Reporting.  The bank was also recognized for strong performance in Codes of Business Conduct, Information Security/Cybersecurity, and Human Capital Development. Learn more about BMO’s Purpose, our commitment to Zero Barriers to Inclusion, and our Climate Ambition.

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