You belong at CIBC

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Leading with inclusion by removing barriers 

"Our bank has taken bold and concrete steps to remove barriers for both employees and clients helping them turn their ambition into a reality."

Senior Audit Manager, Internal Audit

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Supporting gender-balanced leadership

"If there are women in leadership roles or you can see a culture that values diversity in leadership, then you're more likely to see yourself staying with the business long-term.”

Managing Director and Head, Industry and Senior Client Coverage

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Supporting our clients’ ambitions

“Many of my clients come from underprivileged backgrounds, and it's very gratifying to see smiles on their faces when I’m able to help them start up a new business."

Community Development Relationship Manager, CIBC Bank USA

We strive for more





Building an inclusive culture

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Inclusive leadership

Inclusion is a priority from the top to all levels of our organization through our Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Council, chaired by our President and CEO, Victor G. Dodig.

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Disrupting unconscious bias

Unconscious bias training makes us aware of the biases we all hold. Team members across our organization have participated in these workshops to create stronger, more balanced decision-making, and actionable strategies to build inclusion across our bank.

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Putting people first

We want everyone to prosper at CIBC. When we hire and promote, we measure and take action to make sure we're being inclusive. We believe in helping you build your career from the day you're hired, and in supporting a healthy balance for all of our people.

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Inclusive client service

We take pride in creating experiences that let our clients know we care by taking the time to understand their unique needs. Our team members participate in learning that makes sure all of our clients feel like they belong at CIBC.

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Awards and recognition

 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2023 logo.

Canada’s Top 100 Employers 2024 logo.

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CIBC number 1 in Canada for gender equality in 2024. Equileap logo.

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Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2024 logo.

You belong at CIBC

We value diversity in thought, background and experience as we strive to make an impact to the communities we serve.

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Read our Sustainability Report

Sustainability is at the heart of our purpose. To help make your ambition a reality. In this report, you can read a summary of our sustainability progress over the last year. We provide stories and highlights on the issues that matter most to our stakeholders and to our business.

Read our Sustainability Report

Community investment

Giving back is deeply embedded in our culture and is closely aligned with our business purpose. Through corporate donations, partnerships and the giving spirit of our team, we're united in the genuine care for our communities.