BDC supports holistic environmental sustainability

The Business Development Bank Canada  (BDC) has been supporting environmentally beneficial projects and refuse those that do harm. The Bank made it a priority to support entrepreneurs who create technology-based clean and renewable energy companies. It also manages energy and other resources used in more than 100 offices across Canada. In addition, it promotes sustainable development through its lending, investments and operations. BDC has been the most active clean energy technology investor in Canada; provides employee training on financing LEED buildings; 100% percentage of loans for which the Bank do an environmental risk review; 100% compliance with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA); and 80–90% of office materials and furnishings the Bank chooses are according to LEED criteria.

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