Laurentian Bank releases its 2015 Social Responsibility Report

MONTREAL, March 15, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank is proud to announce the release of its Social Responsibility Report for 2015. Available exclusively online, the report outlines our commitments to our employees, our clients, our shareholders and the community.

"Our clients and our team members are people first and foremost – people who, with their families, friends and loved ones, are members of society," states François Desjardins, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We support the communities where they live and work through the volunteering our employees do, through our philanthropic programs and through our concern for the environment.  In all these ways we contribute to economic growth and help communities become more prosperous," he adds.

The 2015 Social Responsibility Report is based on Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) performance indicators. For more information, the full report can be viewed on the Bank's website at, in the Your Bank section under the Laurentian Bank tab.

About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution whose activities extend across Canada. The Bank serves one and a half million clients throughout the country and employs more than 3,700 people whose talent and dedication have made it a major player in numerous market segments. The Bank has more than $40 billion in balance sheet assets and $42 billion in assets under administration.

Laurentian Bank distinguishes itself through the excellence and simplicity of its services. The Bank caters to the needs of retail clients via its branch network. The Bank has also earned a solid reputation among small and medium-sized enterprises and real estate developers thanks to its specialized teams across Canada, namely in Ontario, Québec, Alberta, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. For their part, B2B Bank is a Canadian leader in providing banking and investment products and services to financial advisors and brokers, while the expertise and effectiveness of Laurentian Bank Securities' integrated brokerage services are known nationwide.


SOURCE Laurentian Bank of Canada

For further information: Hélène Soulard, Assistant Vice-President, Communications, 514 284-4500, extension 8232,

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