Linda Newman
Presentation Time: 9:45 AM

Linda Newman VP Commercial Banking, RBC Royal Bank

Linda is a 30+ year Royal Banker with careers in Atlantic Canada and Ottawa. As VP she supports a team of 10 Account Managers representing the Industry Specializations of Not for Profit, Retail and Business Services. Linda was a previous Senior Account Manager supporting Not for Profit Clients of all sizes from local, to national and international organizations, charities and associations.

RBC’s Social Finance initiative is designed to ignite the growth of social finance in Canada. The initiative supports and nurtures businesses that deliberately seek to make positive contributions to the community. The initiative demonstrates the opportunity to invest in businesses that deliver social, environmental and financial returns. RBC’s Social Finance initiative includes:
• Establishing the $10 million RBC Generator, a pool of capital to invest in for-profit businesses tackling social or environmental challenges.
• Catalyzing the growth of social finance in Canada through strategic partnerships and thought leadership.
• Investing at least $10 million of RBC Foundation assets in socially responsible investments.
• Exploring additional business opportunities for RBC and our clients in social finance.

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