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RBC named to 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index

TORONTO, September 19, 2018 -  RBC is proud to be listed in the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index, an annual review that recognizes North America’s corporate leaders in environmental, social and governance performance. RBC has made this list for the 13th consecutive year since the index was launched back in 2005.

This index lists publicly-traded companies that create long-term shareholder value by embracing opportunities and managing risks stemming from economic, environmental and social developments.

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are a family of best-in-class benchmarks for investors who have recognize that sustainable business practices are critical to generating long-term shareholder value.  The annual review influences the investment decisions of asset managers who use the DJSI family as objective benchmarks for assessing sustainability portfolios.

RBC has been recognized for several other industry best-practices over the last year including:

  • One of Canada's Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work
  • One of Canada's Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance by Great Place to Work
  • One of the FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies (Industry: Megabanks)
  • One of Canada's Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp
  • Named a constituent on the FTSE4Good Index for the 17th consecutive year

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 84,000+ employees who bring our vision, values and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada's biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 16 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 34 other countries. Learn more at rbc.com.‎

We are proud to support a broad range of community initiatives through donations, community investments and employee volunteer activities. See how at rbc.com/community-sustainability.

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