Scotiabank Announces Sustainable Urban Mobility Initiative on Earth Day
Two weeks ago, Canadian government announced its vision to accelerate growth towards a low-carbon economy, which includes $182.5 million funding to support clean energy vehicle, electric vehicle charging and refuelling station infrastructure.
Built on a mission to support Canada’s sustainable mobility and green initiative, Scotiabank is the latest company, if not the first in Canada, to jump on board.
Earth Day 2017. Scotiabank, one of the largest multinational bank in Canada is proud to announce it is having over 30 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations installed at select Scotiabank branches across Ontario.
The stations will be available in locations including, Arnprior, Burlington, Cambridge, Carleton Place, Elliot Lake, Etobicoke, Kenora, King City, Lindsay, Listowel, London, Mattawa, Markham, Mississauga, Ottawa, Owen Sound, Pembroke, Penetanguishene, Russell, Simcoe, Smith Falls, Spanish, Stoney Creek, Thunder Bay, Timmins, Wallaceburg and Waterloo.
“We believe every customer has the right to become better off. For those making an effort to create a healthier environment by driving electric vehicles, we are happy to support them by offering charging stations at Scotiabank locations,” said Terri Williams, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility at Scotiabank.
Scotiabank is proud to offer its EcoLiving Auto Loan Program, which provides preferential financing for the purchase of electric, hybrid and clean diesel vehicles.
Scotiabank donates $10 to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) for every loan booked through the program. Since the program launched in 2012, it has raised over $100,000 in donations for conservation stewardship in Canada. The donations support NCC’s Conservation Volunteers program, which invites Canadians of all ages to participate in hands-on conservation activities.
To find out more about how you can live more ecofriendly, check out Scotiabank EcoLiving at www.ecoliving.scotiabank.com.