Today people expect more of businesses than ever before. But as they set higher standards and apply closer scrutiny, what they’re really looking for comes down to one key element: responsibility. It’s what market leaders have always done – act responsibly to achieve sustainable positive results.
These ideas are discussed in our article entitled “A company’s first responsibility is to be well managed” within this report.
Carbon Neutral* in 2010
Worldwide. We reached our goal by choosing video conferencing over travel, building more environmentally friendly branches, powering our buildings with 100% renewable energy and purchasing high-quality carbon offsets that support community greening initiatives.
* Relative to energy consumption and transportation emissions
Contributions to the Community*
*Corporate donations in Canada and the United States in 2010.
More information regarding BMO’s corporate responsibility approach and reports can be found on our website.