Leveraging Diversity is Smart Business

 Living its value of ‘diversity for growth and innovation’, RBC has recognized the valuable skills and experience newcomers bring to businesses like theirs in the Halifax Region.

By Samantha Lodge, Greater Halifax Partnership

Ever since I first moved to Halifax the people have been my favourite part of this city. The multicultural identity of Halifax is rich and I love that.

As it seems, I’m not the only one who appreciates this aspect of Halifax. Living its value of ‘diversity for growth and innovation’, the Royal Bank of Canada has recognized the valuable skills and experience newcomers bring to businesses like theirs.

In the Season 2 opener of the SmartCity Business Show, host Craig Layton was greeted by RBC staff in seven different languages. RBC provides multicultural customer service in all different areas such as client care, account management and even through its Newcomers to Canada Committee. Read more