Can you help to build a better future? Yes, and here's how.
The businesses you buy from, the companies you invest in, and the charities you choose all have one thing in common: each presents an opportunity to support a better future, from improving gender equity to addressing systemic racism to combating climate change. Not sure how to get started? On this page you’ll find all you need to get inspired, be informed, and take action — so you can get your money making change.
By Joanna Rotenberg, Group Head at BMO Wealth Management, BMO Financial Group
Have you asked yourself, “How can I help make a difference?” Joanna Rotenberg did, and she came up with an answer: redefining ‘investments’ to include the dozens of ‘here and now’ spend decisions we make every week. Not only do they add up, each one is an investment that can uplift and support people, organizations, communities, and ideals.
Jenn Harper, founder of Cheekbone Beauty, shares why she invests in the earth and her community.
Sharon Haward-Laird, General Counsel and Executive Committee Lead for Sustainability at BMO Financial Group, shares how BMO is leveraging their commitment to sustainability with a new platform, the BMO Climate Institute.
The Founding Member of CAMH’s womenmind philanthropic community shares her story.
Kirsten Ramos shares her journey to becoming Co-CEO and why women entrepreneurs need support now more than ever.
Women-owned business have shown resilience and innovation in the face of the pandemic — and here are four ways you can give them your support:
Here's who to shop from to show your support.
Laura Reinholz, BMO's Head, Workplace Experience GTA, shares her personal journey and tips for how you can start.
It starts with being conscious of where and when you spend.
Getting started with Responsible Investing may feel daunting. Get clarity on these key terms so you can align your investment strategy with your values and your goals.
Lydia Potocnik, Head of Estate Planning & Philanthropic Advisory Services with BMO, shares her advice:
Resources and tools for a better future
INVESTING ADVICE & TOOLS
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HOW WE DO OUR PART
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