RHS Chelsea Flower Show

23 – 27 May 2017

Celebrating our Canadian roots and commitment to water

Royal Bank of Canada Chelsea Garden 2017

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada and the 10th year of the RBC Blue Water Project™, the Royal Bank of Canada Garden is inspired by the vast and ecologically vital boreal forest and freshwater lakes of Canada.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is delighted to partner with Charlotte Harris, who leads an all-female design team to present the 2017 Royal Bank of Canada Garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
At RBC, we too recognise the significance of sustainable fresh water resources and through the RBC Blue Water Project, we are dedicated to protecting the world’s fresh water resources.


Blue Water volunteerAbout the RBC Blue Water Project

The RBC Blue Water Project is a historic, wide-ranging 10-year global commitment to help protect the world’s most precious natural resource: fresh water. Since 2007, RBC has pledged nearly C$49 million to more than 770 charitable organizations worldwide that protect watersheds and promote access to clean drinking water, with an additional C$8.8 million pledged to universities for water programmes.

About Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is one of the largest banks in the world and is Canada’s largest bank by market capitalisation. It employs approximately 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients in 37 countries.  

RBC has a long history in Europe and has operated in the region since 1910 to serve corporate, institutional and high-net worth clients. Today, it provides a wide array of financial products and services, which are delivered by more than 5,300 employees from offices in the UK, the Channel Islands, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Spain. RBC delivers financial products and services in Europe under the global brands RBC Capital Markets, RBC Wealth Management, RBC Investor & Treasury Services, RBC Global Asset Management and BlueBay Asset Management.

RBC helps communities prosper, supporting a broad range of community initiatives through donations, community investments and employee volunteer activities.

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