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CIBC ranks among 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

One of only four Canadian companies to make Corporate Knights' annual global list

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) was named one of the world's top 100 most sustainable companies, one of only four Canadian companies to be included on the Global 100 list compiled by Corporate Knights. The announcement was made today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World is an annual project by Toronto-based Corporate Knights, a media and investment advisory firm, which this year assessed 5,994 publicly traded companies with revenues greater than US$1 billion. Launched in 2005, the ranking is based on 17 key measures of sustainability from publicly available environmental, social, governance and financial data. The 2018 methodology can be found here.

CIBC was recognized for its commitment and performance with respect to gender diversity, responsible tax behavior, and pension benefits. To learn more about CIBC's corporate responsibility programs and commitment to a client-focused culture based upon our core values of trust, teamwork and accountability, visit CIBC's Corporate Responsibility Report and Public Accountability Statement.

In the past year, CIBC was also named:

  • One of Canada's Top 100 Employers, Best Diversity Employers, and Top Employers for Young People by Mediacorp
  • One of Canada's Best 50 Corporate Citizens by Corporate Knights
  • One of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America by Achievers
  • A member of the 2018 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (BGEI)

About CIBC
CIBC is a leading Canadian-based global financial institution with 11 million personal banking, business, public sector and institutional clients. Across Personal and Small Business Banking, Commercial Banking and Wealth Management, and Capital Markets businesses, CIBC offers a full range of advice, solutions and services through its leading digital banking network, and locations across Canada,  in the United States and around the world. Ongoing news releases and more information about CIBC can be found at www.cibc.com/en/about-cibc/media-centre.html or by following on LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/cibc), Twitter @CIBC, Facebook (www.facebook.com/CIBC) and Instagram @CIBCNow.

SOURCE CIBC - Corporate

For further information: Jason Wesley, Communications and Public Affairs, 416-408-9507, or jason.wesley@cibc.com.
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