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Veteran Receives Keys to Home as Bank of America Completes 1,000th Property Donation to Nonprofits Serving Military Veterans and Their Families

Bank Reaches Goal a Year Early; Will Continue Program
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April 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Don Chandler and his family received keys to a renovated mortgage-free home in Gallatin, Tenn. today, becoming the latest recipient of a home donated by Bank of America through Military Warriors Support Foundation (MWSF).

Calvert Foundation and Bank of America Partner to Invest in Women

$10 Million Investment Will Support the Economic and Social Advancement of Women in Developing Countries - See more at: http://newsroom.bankofamerica.com/press-releases/community-development/calvert-foundation-and-bank-america-partner-invest-women#sthash.
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April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America is investing $10 million in Calvert Foundation to make loans to organizations that support women in developing countries throughout Latin America, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. These organizations positively affect women in a number of ways, from connecting women-led, small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with financing to providing access to services and products.

Strategic Partnerships Multiply Impact

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by Andrew Plepler, Bank of America Global Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy Executive

Working in the field of corporate social responsibility for more than a decade has given me a firsthand view of the positive role businesses can play in addressing some of society’s major challenges. It isn't always perfect and it isn't always easy, but to tackle big challenges, business has to be part of the solution.

Banks Step Up Their Commitment to Sustainability

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Since the 2008 market meltdown, banks and financial services firms have re-set their practices and missions for better performance. That includes integrating environmental, social, and governance issues into their overall business strategy. Ceres, the organization that advocates for sustainability leadership, has signed up several leading banks and financial services firms to its company network, including Bank of America, Citi, State Street, Legg Mason, JP Morgan Chase, Prudential Financial and Wells Fargo.

Morgan Stanley Joins Ceres Company Network

Bank to deepen commitment to sustainability integration, performance and disclosure
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BOSTON, February 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ceres announced today that its board of directors has approved Morgan Stanley, a leading global financial services firm, as the newest member of the Ceres company network. Companies that join the Ceres network strive to integrate environmental and social performance into their business strategies and initiatives and to continuously improve performance.

The Tory Burch Foundation and Bank of America Partner to Support Women Entrepreneurs With Capital and Mentoring Opportunities

Elizabeth Street Capital Initiative Launches With Initial $10 Million Investment to Grow Women-owned Small Businesses and Create Communities of Entrepreneurs Across the Country
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Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Tory Burch Foundation (TBF) and Bank of America today announced the launch of Elizabeth Street Capital, an initiative designed to provide early-stage women entrepreneurs in the United States with access to low-cost capital, mentoring support and networking opportunities to grow their businesses, creating communities of women entrepreneurs. 

Bank of America, Points of Light and Hands On Charlotte to Host Local Service Project

Sixty volunteers from 36 major companies will help at-risk Charlotte residents with workforce readiness
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., February 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, Bank of America, Points of Light Corporate Service Council (CSC) and Hands On Charlotte will host a local service project that will kick-off a two-day Points of Light CSC Meeting. The meeting, hosted by Bank of America, will gather more than 100 corporate social responsibility professionals from over 60 of the world’s largest and most successful companies to highlight local successes and discuss best practices in corporate volunteerism.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Introduces Innovative Pay-for-Success Program in Partnership With New York State and Social Finance Inc.

New Social Impact Partnership Gives Qualified Private and Institutional Investors the Opportunity to Fund Social Change
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December 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America Merrill Lynch today announced a social impact partnership with New York State and Social Finance Inc. that resulted in a successful capital raise of $13.5 million to fund a new pay-for-success program. The offering proceeds provided by private and institutional investors will be used to fund a 5 ½-year program focused on comprehensive reentry employment services to 2,000 formerly incarcerated individuals in New York City and Rochester, N.Y.

Corporate Social Responsibility – What it Means to Us

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Bank of America’s Global Corporate Social Responsibility Executive and Consumer Policy Executive Andrew Plepler discusses the bank’s perspective on corporate social responsibility and how it is a key part of their efforts to rebuild trust and deliver on their purpose.

Bank of America Partners with Volunteers of America and CBS EcoMedia to Improve Housing for New York City Veterans

Bank of America volunteers beautify Volunteers of America facility in the Bronx
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NEW YORK, N.Y., November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to generous financial support from Bank of America and in partnership with CBS EcoMedia, critical repairs and upgrades to important capital features will be made at two facilities operated by Volunteers of America-Greater New York, one in the Bronx and the other in Harlem, that provide permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless male and female veterans. These two facilities house 323 veterans in single-room apartments.

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