INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY — OUR TEAM

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."

Audit Manager, Finance and Treasury

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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, Loan Syndications

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Supporting inclusion and diversity

“Diversity strengthens us as a bank, full stop. We make better decisions when we’re part of a diverse team that best reflects our clients and communities."

VP, Corporate Communications

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Supporting our client’s 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."

Relationship Manager, CIBC Bank USA

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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

 Canada’s best employees 2021.

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 Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2021 logo.

 Big Innovation 2021.

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You belong at CIBC

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

Join our inclusive and diverse team.

Read our Sustainability Report

Sustainability is at the heart of CIBC’s 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.

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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.