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SOURCE TD Bank
Hispanic households with children express higher expectations of a company's environmental efforts and are more willing to refuse a job based on a business' sustainable impact
CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today released findings of its TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey, which found that 54 percent of Hispanic respondents consider a company's environmental stance to be very important when seeking employment, and 34 percent of respondents said they would refuse a job if they disagreed with the organization's sustainable impact.
Hispanic respondents with children were significantly more likely to evaluate an organization's environmental impact – 63 percent – and 40 percent of those with children say they would refuse a job based on environmental practices. More than 70 percent of Hispanic respondents also say it is very important that their current employer work to improve its environmental impact. The nationwide TD Bank Environmental Attitudes Survey polled more than 2,200 employed consumers of all ages, including more than 500 Hispanics, about their environmental behaviors, preferences and expectations.
"The results of our study indicate that employees hold a company's environmental commitment to a high regard," said Diana Glassman, Head of Environmental Affairs at TD Bank. "Implementing a strong and innovative environmental program is not only the right thing to do, it is an effective way to attract, inspire and retain the best and brightest employees."
Environmental Practices Matter in the Workplace
According to the survey, employees pay close attention to their employer's environmental commitment and place importance on the business' sustainable impact.
Improving Sustainability in the Home and Community
Not only does sustainability matter in the workplace, but the survey results demonstrate respondents are also interested in greening their homes and communities.
The study was conducted among a nationally representative group of consumers. The national sample size of 2,200 consumers has a margin of error of +/- 2.1 percent. The survey was hosted by global research company Angus Reid Public Opinion.
About Angus Reid Public Opinion
Angus Reid Public Opinion is the Public Affairs practice of Vision Critical-a global research company. Vision Critical is a leader in the use of the Internet and rich media technology to collect high-quality, in-depth insights for a wide array of clients.
About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com.
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