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How Rise Companies Are Transforming Financial Services

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A year ago this month, Rise London moved to a bespoke new Shoreditch headquarters, becoming the largest fintech workspace in Europe. With the ink still fresh on transformative new deals with the bank, we talk with start-ups Cutover and Flux – two graduates of the Barclays Accelerator programme based at the east London hub.

When Rise London left its Whitechapel home for seven floors and 30,000 square feet of architect-designed workspace in London’s ‘silicon roundabout’ last year, Barclays’ Group CEO Jes Staley said: “Barclays is a technology company at its core now.”

Changing Lives ‘From the Inside Out’

Brandon Madrid is one of more than 1,700 students who has enrolled in and found success with BankWork$®, a program that prepares individuals for financial services careers.
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Brandon Madrid wasn’t sure how he could get the training he needed to find and advance in a career. He had previously enrolled in college, but financial struggles, a full-time job providing maintenance for an apartment complex, and ongoing kidney dialysis made it impossible for him to continue.

Why does a Financial Services Company Focus on the Environment?

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Business relies on natural resources to operate — from the energy and water needed to run our buildings, to the minerals used to manufacture our computers. The sustainability of our business is linked to the planet’s sustainability. 

Voya Financial and American College Announce Fourth Quarter Veteran Scholarship Recipient

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December 29, 2016, /3BL Media/- Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has awarded its fourth quarter scholarship, in partnership with the American College of Financial Services, to Nancy Feldman, who aspires to further her career in the life insurance industry. Feldman is the wife of Larry Feldman, a Marine Reconnaissance veteran who returned from serving in Vietnam in 1971 to join the President’s Honor Guard under President Richard Nixon.

Generation in Mexico

94% of supervisors say that they want to hire a Generation graduate again!
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Available programs in Mexico include cashier, sales and customer service and financial services sales.

June 2016 Updates

Generation Mexico has now graduated 290 young adults from our first program, focused on retail cashiers. Graduates currently have an 80% placement rate within two weeks after graduation. Last month, we launched a second program in sales and customer service, and already have 50 students enrolled in it.

BNY Mellon President Karen Peetz on Financial Services’ Responsibility to Engage as Global Challenges Intensify

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As executive sponsor of BNY Mellon’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, president Karen B. Peetz sees the emergence of a new paradigm of CSR leadership. The power and potential for business to contribute solutions to large-scale social and environmental issues is unprecedented. We’ve excerpted part of her message from this year’s CSR Report below.

Building Effective Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategies

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A growing number of companies understand that advancing women is essential to business innovation, productivity, risk management, and market growth. This report, written by BSR in partnership with the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), and sponsored by the Oak Foundation, draws on insights gathered from interviews with 10 multinational companies actively engaged in advancing women’s economic empowerment, as well as a comprehensive review of the latest literature and leading company practices and programs.

Morgan Stanley's Sustainable Investment Themes 2016

Audrey Choi shares her insights
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Sustainable Investing Themes for 2016: ESG Integration, Climate Change and Inequality 

by Audrey Choi, CEO of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing

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