May 1, 2018
Showcasing talent, inclusion, and innovation – The top April headlines from TD
At long last, it finally feels like spring. The birds are chirping, and most of us have our fingers crossed hoping that we can finally put away our winter coats.
But before you rush out to the patio, we've put together a handy roundup of the articles and highlights you might have missed last month while waiting for winter to wrap up.
One of our most popular features in April was the launch of our four-part Unique Jobs series where we introduced you to some of the interesting roles at TD and the employees working behind the scenes to help us continue delivering for customers and communities:
Meet Angeli Humilde – the TD employee who studies how society and culture affects our financial choices.
Meet TD's Jennifer Popkey – a Sign Language Interpreter in a corporate world.
Meet Veena Krishna – a catastrophic claims analyst at TD who goes where disaster strikes—and where customers need her most.
Meet Julie Baker – the head of TD's Innovation Center in Israel who is improving cybersecurity for us all.
Emerging Artificial Intelligence technologies combined with human ingenuity have the power to help solve some of society's biggest problems. And what's most exciting is that Canada is in a position lead in this space. At a discussion exploring the potential impact of AI held at the Economic Club of Canada in Toronto, co-founder of Layer 6 AI and TD's Chief AI Officer, Tomi Poutanen, spoke about Canada's burgeoning technology ecosystem.
Online shopping rates in Canada lag compared to the U.S. but we would be wise to learn from their experience and prepare accordingly. Last month, TD Economics reported on the disruptive impacts of an upswing in e-commerce in Canada. Find out how NAFTA, commercial real estate, drones and virtual reality are shaking up your shopping experience.
On April 11th, the world celebrated the International Day of Pink to end bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia, and transmisogyny. Watch this video to find out why TD employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves, 365 days a year.
Last year, TD donated more than $107-million to strengthen communities and invest in tomorrow while helping individuals thrive in a changing world. Learn more about TD's many community building and corporate citizenship efforts highlighted in the 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report, Opening doors for an inclusive tomorrow.
As part of The Ready Commitment platform, TD recently announced a strategic partnership with the Public Policy Forum that will include a three-year research partnership to help better understand the future of work as well as the opportunities and challenges the changes in the Canadian workforce represent. Find out more about the Future of Work partnership here.
Feeling stressed out? Don't worry, you're not alone. According to a new survey from TD, more than two thirds of working Canadians surveyed said they experience moderate to high levels of stress at their job. Check out three cost effective ways to invest in your well-being and de-stress here.