CIBC Mellon Marks Together in Action Week with Volunteer Blitz
11 Oct, 2017, 15:38 ET
Company proud to support employees making a difference for local charities
TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - CIBC Mellon is hosting its first-ever Together in Action volunteer week at its headquarters from October 11-13, 2017. With its focus on community volunteering, the company is holding several employee events to support local charities such as the Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre, Ernestine's Women's Shelter, and the Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club. CIBC Mellon employees and its leadership team will be participating by packing 2,400 snack packs and 1,000 hygiene kits on-site at the company's Toronto office to support these charities. CIBC Mellon's offices from across the country have been participating in community volunteering events throughout the year.
The event is one of more than 100 CIBC Mellon volunteering activities taking place in 2017 across an annual Departmental Volunteering Challenge. The program sees business units across the company take part in a friendly competition to achieve the highest volunteerism participation rate. CIBC Mellon's "Together in Action" volunteering program provides paid time off during regular working hours for employees to volunteer in teams with registered charities. In addition, CIBC Mellon also makes financial contributions to charities in recognition of employees' volunteer contributions both during and outside working hours.
"We believe in doing well by doing right and we are passionate and invested in giving back and making a positive difference in our communities," said Muna Al-Joulani, Vice President, HR Relationship Management and Employee Experience, Human Resources, CIBC Mellon, and Chair of the company's Corporate Social Responsibility Steering Committee. "We provide financial, in-kind and volunteer support to the causes that matter most to our employees, and we empower our team to make meaningful contributions in communities where we live and work."
"I value CIBC Mellon's support and commitment to volunteering," said Fatima Abrar, Financial Reporting Analyst, CIBC Mellon. "The encouragement that we receive to get out and volunteer on teams during company time is quite incredible. I find our company volunteering activities are a very rewarding experience, and employees here feel empowered and motivated to help out in our communities."
Visit www.cibcmellon.com/csr to learn more about corporate social responsibility at CIBC Mellon and to download a copy of CIBC Mellon's 2016 corporate social responsibility review. CIBC Mellon was recognized this year, for the fifth consecutive year as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. Jobseekers can explore the employee experience at CIBC Mellon at www.cibcmellon.com/careers or follow the company on Twitter at @CIBCMellon.
About CIBC Mellon
CIBC Mellon is a Canadian company exclusively focused on the investment servicing needs of Canadian institutional investors and international institutional investors into Canada. Founded in 1996, CIBC Mellon is 50-50 jointly owned by The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). CIBC Mellon's investment servicing solutions for institutions and corporations are provided in close collaboration with our parent companies, and include custody, multicurrency accounting, fund administration, recordkeeping, pension services, exchange-traded fund services, securities lending services, foreign exchange processing and settlement, and treasury services. As at September 30, 2017, CIBC Mellon had more than C$1.8 trillion of assets under administration on behalf of banks, pension funds, investment funds, corporations, governments, insurance companies, foreign insurance trusts, foundations and global financial institutions whose clients invest in Canada. CIBC Mellon is part of the BNY Mellon network, which as at June 30, 2017 had US$31.1 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration. CIBC Mellon is a licensed user of the CIBC trade-mark and certain BNY Mellon trade-marks, is the corporate brand of CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company and CIBC Mellon Trust Company, and may be used as a generic term to refer to either or both companies.
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