Scotiabank froze the accounts of its clients who attended the anti-vaccine mandate protests in Ottawa in early 2022. The bank also appears to limit charitable donations to organizations that strictly support traditional marriage. Scotiabank does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. Scotiabank funded an ideological group that called the vaccine mandate protests in Ottawa "racist." For these reasons, Scotiabank receives a "High Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Scotiabank does not protect employees from viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of Scotiabank using its corporate reputation to advance ideological agendas.
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Scotiabank does not have a PAC.
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December 23, 2022
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