|By PR Newswire||
|April 24, 2014 10:19 AM EDT|
TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - TD Bank Group today released its first-ever Aboriginal Report, titled TD and Aboriginal Communities in Canada, highlighting its partnerships and evolving journey supporting Aboriginal customers, employees and communities.
"TD is committed to being the bank of choice and an employer of choice for Aboriginal Peoples through its support of communities and organizations across Canada," said Clint Davis, VP of Aboriginal Banking for TD. "This report demonstrates how we are putting that commitment into action for customers, employees and communities."
TD is a long-time supporter of Aboriginal Peoples, which is part of its broader commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Across Canada, Aboriginal Peoples are demonstrating their economic strength, growing businesses and creating opportunities for young people. This report helps tell the story of how TD is supporting the momentum and growth of Aboriginal communities now — and for the future.
2013 highlights include:
- $1.7 million invested in initiatives that enrich Aboriginal communities
- More than $500 million in business banking relationships with Aboriginal clients and enterprises across Canada
- More than $1.5 billion in assets under administration and under investment management by TD Aboriginal Trust Services and Aboriginal Investment Services
About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves over 22 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.) and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 8 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$909 billion in assets on January 31, 2014. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
SOURCE TD Bank Group