CIBC Mellon has released its inaugural corporate social responsibility (CSR) review, the company said Wednesday.

The review, “Taking care”, provides details of the company’s progress on its CSR commitments made to date and its objectives for 2009.

“This review looks at the impact of CIBC Mellon’s activities on our clients, communities, employees and the environment,” says Thomas C. MacMillan, president and CEO of CIBC Mellon.

“We are especially proud of the accomplishments featured in this report,” said James Dennison, chief risk officer and chair of the company’s CSR committee. “‘Taking Care’ further demonstrates our positive impact on employees and communities, as well as our commitment to operating with transparency and integrity, while also improving our environmental performance.”

The review addresses a wide range of topics in five key areas: compliance and ethics, clients and products, employees, community and environmental sustainability. It also features the company’s CSR and environmental sustainability statements and commitments, along with key performance indicators for 2009.

CIBC Mellon is 50-50 jointly owned by CIBC and The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.