Stakeholder engagement is critical to how CIBC conducts its business. We use a variety of methods to strengthen stakeholder relationships, including gathering feedback and gauging the perceptions of our stakeholders to ensure that we are meeting their evolving needs and expectations, and using this feedback to change how we run our business. Learn MoreLearn more about our corporate responsibilities
The Environmental Risk Management group regularly consults with stakeholders to stay informed of best practices. Where appropriate, due diligence policies and processes are shared with stakeholders at the development stage. We continue to engage with stakeholders on issues of environmental concern.
CIBC actively communicates our Corporate Environmental Policy and program initiatives to our employees and other stakeholders. CIBC strives to educate, train and motivate our employees to conduct activities in an environmentally responsible manner.
Our employees support numerous activities throughout the year focused on making a positive impact on our environment and the community. Some examples of these activities are our CIBC Environment Day, Earth Hour™, Earth Day®, Waste Reduction Week, and FSC® Friday.
Every year CIBC team members and their families show their support for CIBC Environment Day by participating in The Great Canadian Shoreline CleanupOpens a new window in your browser – one of the largest direct action conservation programs in Canada. In 2017, approximately 650 volunteers from across the country removed roughly 1,400 kilograms of garbage from 38 sites, which spanned more than 125 kilometers of Canadian shoreline.
CIBC communicates with our employees through the internal CIBC and the Environment website and through the CIBC Environment Community on our intranet.
The Environmental Mailbox was established as an interactive method of communication between CIBC, our employees and the general public. Environmental questions, comments or concerns can be directed to the mailbox.