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Materiality Reporting Workshop for Financial Services Sector Scheduled for November 20, 2013 by ISOS Group & G&A Institute

Increased focus on "materiality" issues for corporate reporting on sustainability strategies, engagements and performance...
Press Release

New York, October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The dramatic growth in reporting by U.S. companies on their sustainability and responsibility efforts has increased the focus on the "material" content of such reporting.  Companies are engaging with both internal and external stakeholders to discuss topics that are considered to be material as well as identifying issues specific to company finances, operations, environmental management, supply chain and procurement, and other aspects of their operations to consider their materiality.

MetLife Foundation Commits $200 Million Over Five Years

MetLife Foundation’s New Vision Will Bring Affordable Financial Services to Underserved People Worldwide
Summary: 

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.

 

Press Release

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.

 

The JPMorgan Chase Foundation and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Announce Major Nationwide Effort in Support of Under-Banked Households

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NEW YORK, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Cities for Financial Empowerment (CFE) Fund today announced the creation of Bank On 2.0, a new effort to create a unified, national approach to delivering safe, affordable banking products and services to low-income and under-banked people through municipal programs across the country. The CFE Fund’s mission is to help cities design financial empowerment strategies and embed them into local government programs to improve the financial capability of low- and moderate-income households.

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

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NEW YORK, November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BSR’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.

ReportAlert.info - National Bank of Abu Dhabi Publishes 2011 Sustainability Report

The report covers significant achievements in Sustainable practice and delivery across the group and progress on 31 Sustainability Commitments
Press Release

(3BL Media) June 21, 2012 - The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the ‘Safest Bank in the UAE’, has released its 2011 Sustainability Report, entitled ‘Catalysing Change’. The report is available for download here.

The report covers significant achievements in Sustainable practice and delivery across the group and progress on 31 Sustainability Commitments. Highlights include:

ReportAlert.info - The Co-operative Group publishes 2010 Sustainability Report

The Report is consistent with the latest GRI G3.1 guidelines, and is GRI checked to the highest application level of A+
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 13, 2011 - The Co-operative, one of the world’s largest consumer co-operatives, has launched its latest ‘warts and all’ Sustainability Report at http://www.reportalert.info/ra/profiles/Coop/2011/?ID=39674

ReportAlert.info - BBVA Group (MCE:BBVA) publishes its first Integrated Report

Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 26, 2011 - BBVA releases its first Integrated Report with information on its financial, social, ethical, governance and environmental performance for 2010. 

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