Awards and Recognition

Every year, CIBC is recognized by a variety of organizations for its business successes, community commitment, employee initiatives and other achievements. The following awards speak to the dedication and commitment of our employees.

2014

CIBC makes Canada’s Top 100 Employers for second straight year

For the second year in a row, CIBC has been recognized by the editors at Mediacorp Canada Inc. as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. The official announcement of the 2014 award winners can be found in a special editorial feature in today’s Globe and Mail.

DJSI World Index

For twelve straight years, CIBC has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The DJSI serves as a benchmark for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios.

FTSE4Good

FTSE4Good Index

CIBC has been listed on the FTSE4Good Index since its inception in 2001.

The FTSE4Good Index is used by socially responsible investors who want to invest in companies that demonstrate exceptional corporate responsibility practices.

Jantzi Social Index

Jantzi

CIBC has been a member of the Jantzi Social Index since its inception in 2000.

The Jantzi Social Index consists of 60 Canadian companies that pass a set of broadly-based environmental, social and governance rating criteria.

GTA Top Employers

For the third year in a row, CIBC has been recognized by the editors at Mediacorp Canada Inc. as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers. The official announcement of the 2014 award winners can be found in a special editorial feature in today’s Globe and Mail.

2013

Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

CIBC has been selected as one of "Canada's Top Employers for Young People" for 2013 by Mediacorp Canada Inc.

This award recognizes employers that offer the nation's best programs for attracting and retaining younger workers, including mentorship and training programs, appealing perks and benefits, and co-op or work-study programs.

Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces

CIBC is proud to be named one of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in Canada by Achievers, a U.S.-based company that specializes in employee rewards and recognition.

This annual award recognizes the 50 top employers in Canada as well as 50 in the United States that demonstrate leadership and innovation through employee engagement in the workplace.

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ACT Canada Innovation Award

ACT Canada, an internationally-recognized authority on payments, recently awarded CIBC:

  • the Gold Award for a Canadian Innovation Benefiting Consumers
  • the Gold Award for a Canadian Innovation Benefiting Merchants
  • the 2013 People's Choice Award
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Corporate Knights selects CIBC among Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens

CIBC was selected by Corporate Knights as one of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens for 2013, marking the seventh time the bank has made the list since the annual ranking began in 2002.

strongest bank in Canada and North America

CIBC named strongest bank in Canada and North America, and third in the world

For the second consecutive year, CIBC has been ranked as the strongest bank in Canada, strongest in North America and third strongest in the world by Bloomberg Markets.

Best Workplaces in Canada

Best Workplaces in Canada

CIBC has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for 2013 by the Great Place to Work Institute.

CIBC one of Canada’s Top Brands

CIBC was again named one of Canada’s Top Brands by the Reputation Institute, ranking second among Canada’s big five banks and 15th overall. CIBC was the only Canadian bank to improve its position on the list.

PEX Process Excellence Network

CIBC Process Engineering team recognized in Process Excellence 2013 Global Awards

Congratulations to the Processing Engineering team in Business Support & Strategic Initiatives who was recognized at the 2013 Process Excellence (PEX) Awards in Orlando, Florida in January.

2013 Best Employers for New Canadians

CIBC named one of Canada's Best Employers for New Canadians

For the sixth consecutive year, CIBC has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Employers for New Canadians for our innovative approaches and programs that assist individuals with making the transition to a new workplace and a new life in Canada.

2013 Canada's Best Diversity Employers

CIBC named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

CIBC has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2013. This is the third consecutive year the bank has received this award, which recognizes employers who have exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs for women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender/transsexual (LGBT) individuals.

CIBC employees receive Diamond Jubilee Medals for community commitment

Throughout 2012, a number of CIBC employees were honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for exemplifying how strong personal leadership and commitment can inspire others to join them in making a difference.

2012

Bloomberg Markets

Top Forecaster of Canadian economy

Bloomberg Markets has named CIBC's Chief Economist Avery Shenfeld as the top forecaster of the Canadian economy over the last two years.

Canadian Awards for Training Excellence: Winner 2012

Canadian Awards for Training Excellence

CIBC Investor Services Inc. (ISI), along with their Training and Development partners, were honoured at the Canadian Awards for Training Excellence. The event recognizes distinguished corporate training and development programs from across Canada.

Canadian Centre for Diversity

Canadian Centre for Diversity Award

CIBC has been selected by the Canadian Centre for Diversity as their 2012 Partners in Diversity Award recipient.

The Canadian Centre for Diversity's 2012 Partners in Diversity award recognizes the on-going dedication of CIBC to the Centre's vision of a Canadian society without of prejudice and discrimination, one that values diversity, difference and inclusion.

ACQ
Acquisition International: The Voice of Corporate Finance

3 Awards for Infrastructure and Project Finance

CIBC's wholesale bank has been recognized with three infrastructure and project finance awards:

  • Canadian Project Finance Bank of the Year by Acquisition International Magazine;
  • Best Bank of the Year - Project Finance & Infrastructure - Canada, by DealMakers Monthly Magazine, and;
  • International - Overall PFI/P3 Bank of the Year by ACQ Magazine.
CoreNet Global NetWORK

CoreNet Global REMMY award for workplace innovation

CIBC was recently awarded a 2012 REMMY from CoreNet Global for the CIBC@work initiative piloted at 55 Yonge Street. CoreNet is the world's leading association for corporate real estate professionals, and the REMMY awards recognize leadership excellence and best practices in corporate real estate.

Bloomberg
FX-Week

CIBC is top forecaster on oil, gas and currencies, two surveys show

CIBC has been recognized by two news organizations for its accuracy in price forecasting for West Texas Intermediate crude futures, natural gas and various currencies.

Canada’s Top 100 Employers

CIBC was chosen for its excellence in eight key areas that were examined for the 2013 survey: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial and Family Benefits; Vacation and Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training and Skills Development; and Community Involvement.

DJSI World Index

For eleven straight years now, CIBC has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI). The DJSI serves as a benchmark for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios.

FTSE4Good Index

CIBC listed on the FTSE4Good Index since its inception in 2001

The FTSE4Good Index is used by socially responsible investors who want to invest in companies that demonstrate exceptional corporate responsibility practices.

Jantzi

CIBC has been a member of the Jantzi Social Index since its inception in 2000

The Jantzi Social Index consists of 60 Canadian companies that pass a set of broadly-based environmental, social and governance rating criteria.

50 Most Influential

CIBC President and CEO, Gerry McCaughey, has been named one of the most influential leaders for 2012 by Bloomberg Markets magazine.

World Finance Best Commercial Bank in Canada

World Finance Best Commercial Bank in Canada

CIBC was recently named the Best Commercial Bank in Canada by leading international finance publication World Finance magazine, adding to a host of accolades we have received over the past year.

50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada

CIBC has been ranked among the 50 Most Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada by Maclean’s magazine and Sustainalytics. The annual ranking selects companies with significant operations or brand presence in Canada on the basis of their performance across a broad range of environmental, social, and governance indicators.

Top 25 Best Canadian Brands

Interbrand Canada rated CIBC as one of the 25 Best Canadian Brands, with a brand value that increased 33% since 2010. The Interbrand report cited CIBC’s ranking as the strongest bank in North America, our leadership in digital banking, and our lead sponsorship of the 2015 PanAm Games, all of which complement our community-based corporate citizenship.

CIBC named strongest bank in Canada and North America, and third in the world

CIBC has been ranked as the strongest bank in Canada, strongest in North America and third strongest in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. This is the second year the bank has been recognized among the world’s strongest banks.

CIBC recognized as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada

The Great Place to Work Institute has selected CIBC as one of the Best Workplaces in Canada for 2012. This marks the first time the bank has been named to this list.

CIBC wins Deal of the Year Award for Investment in American Century

CIBC was recognized with the ’Deal of the Year’ award for its acquisition of an equity stake in American Century Investments (ACI). The award recognizes the merger and acquisition deal that has most changed the landscape of the fund industry in 2011.

CIBC recognized for sponsorship excellence

CIBC’s leadership in sponsorship was recently recognized both in Canada and the United States with back-to-back awards. The Sponsorship Marketing Council of Canada (SMCC) recognized CIBC’s long term commitment to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure with the Award of Distinction in the Cause category. The SMCC also presented CIBC with a Gold Award in the Arts category for its multi-faceted and unique 2011 IIFA marketing campaign.

CIBC named one of Canada’s Best Employers for New Canadians

For the fifth consecutive year, CIBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Employers for New Canadians by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes employers for offering innovative programs that assist individuals with making the transition to a new workplace and a new life in Canada.

CIBC named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

CIBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2012. This is the second consecutive year the bank has received this award.

CIBC recognized for leadership in mentoring

CIBC was recently recognized by the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) for reaching 100 mentoring relationships, placing CIBC in the top five of 27 active corporate partners in The Mentoring Partnership program.

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