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RBC is recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2015

TORONTO, November 4, 2014 -  As one of Canada’s largest employers, RBC has long recognized that career and personal success mean different things to different people. We emphasize flexibility and provide programs and options that address what’s important to individual employees to help them achieve their professional goals and reach their full potential. Whether it is a focus on career advancement, skill development, the desire to contribute through corporate citizenship activities, or simply meaningful compensation and benefits, RBC has programs to meet these needs.

Once again RBC has earned a spot on Mediacorp Canada Inc.’s Canada’s “Top 100 Employers” listing, an annual survey of Canadian businesses. RBC is being recognized for its efforts in creating a high performing, collaborative and inclusive workplace.

To develop this year’s Top 100 list, Mediacorp considered more than 80,000 employers across Canada. The recognition program assesses many people practices including training and career development, total rewards, employee communications, diversity, performance management and community involvement.

“RBCers have created a workplace culture centred on the well-being of our clients, employees and the communities we serve,” said Zabeen Hirji, chief human resources officer at RBC. “We are proud of being able to make a difference both individually and collectively, knowing that our contributions matter and we each have the opportunity to reach our potential.”

RBC was recognized for our employee offerings that go above and beyond traditional compensation. Our in-house wellness program and our home fitness initiatives are best in class. These programs are complemented by comprehensive professional development programs and competitive compensation and benefits programs.

The Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition is the largest editorial project of its kind in Canada. This year’s winners are being announced today in a special magazine co-published in the national edition of The Globe and Magazine.

For the full list of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2015, visit www.canadastop100.com/national.

Other recognitions that RBC has received for its best practices in the past year include:

  • 2014 Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
  • 2014 Canada’s Top Employers for Young People by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
  • 2014 Canada’s Greenest Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.
  • 2014 Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work® Institute Canada

To learn more about RBC’s awards and recognitions, please visit www.rbc.com/top100.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We employ approximately 79,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 40 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2013, we contributed more than $104 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community investments of more than $69 million and $35 million in sponsorships. Learn more at www.rbc.com/community-sustainability.

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For more information, please contact:
Elynn Wareham, Corporate Communications, 416-313-5778