TORONTO, Sept 12, 2014 /CNW/ - TD was recently included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), which reflects the top 10 percent of leading companies worldwide in the banking industry. With two other Canadian banks also listed, the DJSI World Index also demonstrates the strong governance practices of the Canadian banking system.
"Whether it's our focus on building an inclusive workplace, driving environmental leadership or investing in our communities, we continue to embed corporate responsibility practices across our businesses as an integral component of our strategy," said Teri Currie, Group Head, Direct Channels, Marketing, Corporate Shared Services and People Strategies. "We're honoured to receive this recognition."
The DJSI benchmarks the sustainability performance of leading companies based on environmental, social and economic performance. TD was recognized for its strong performance in the areas of risk management, customer relations management, environmental reporting and financial inclusion.
About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves over 22 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.) and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 8.8 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$922 billion in assets on July 31, 2014. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
SOURCE: TD Bank Group
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