Financial Inclusion

MetLife Foundation Honors University City Alliance with $20,000 National Safety Award

Partnership was selected from more than 540 applicants nationwide for a MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Award for collaborative approach to improve the quality of life in lower-income neighborhoods
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MetLife Foundation honors University City alliance reducing crime and revitalizing neighborhood

Citi CEO Michael Corbat's Keynote at Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum

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Thank you all very much for joining us here today to kick off what I’m sure will be a meaningful few days together.

First, I’d like to thank Diana for that kind introduction. As you all know, Diana doesn’t have one job—she has three. At Citi, we’re fortunate to benefit from her wisdom and expertise on our Board of Directors, just as all of us in this room benefit from her leadership of Accion’s Board—with whom Citi has had a tremendously successful association for more than 40 years.

MetLife Foundation Commits $200 Million Over Five Years

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According to the World Bank, more than 2.5 billion people – nearly half the world’s population – live on less than $2 a day, and most live without access to basic financial services that can help build a better future. MetLife Foundation has commited $200 million over five years to provide greater access to affordable financial services that enable people to protect and improve their lives.

The press release is available in 9 languages. Scroll down to see it in - Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish.

 

MetLife Foundation’s New Vision Will Bring Affordable Financial Services to Underserved People Worldwide
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According to the World Bank, more than 2.5 billion people – nearly half the world’s population – live on less than $2 a day, and most live without access to basic financial services that can help build a better future. MetLife Foundation has commited $200 million over five years to provide greater access to affordable financial services that enable people to protect and improve their lives.

The press release is available in 9 languages. Scroll down to see it in - Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish.

 

BSR Receives US$625,000 Grant from Disney to Expand Financial Inclusion Initiative in Asia and Latin America

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San Francisco, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ —The Walt Disney Company has awarded a US$625,000 grant to expand BSR’s HERfinance initiative through new peer-to-peer education programs on financial literacy for factory workers in supply chains throughout Asia and Latin America.

HERfinance: Empowering Workers in the Supply Chain Through Financial Inclusion

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More than 2.5 billion people worldwide do not participate in the formal financial system. With the majority of the world's working poor employed in global supply chains, businesses can expand access to finance while benefitting through improved employee loyalty, stronger supplier relationships, and a more stable workforce. 

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More than 2.5 billion people worldwide do not participate in the formal financial system. With the majority of the world's working poor employed in global supply chains, businesses can expand access to finance while benefitting through improved employee loyalty, stronger supplier relationships, and a more stable workforce. 

BSR Launches HERfinance: Financial Inclusion Program for Women in Global Supply Chains

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Nov. 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - 2BSR’s new HERfinance initiative will create a financial literacy curriculum to educate female factory workers in global supply chains and help them access necessary financial products. HERfinance builds on BSR’s successful efforts to empower women in the global economy through programs such as HERproject, which has promoted health education among more than 200,000 female workers in factories and farms in eight countries.

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