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Treasurer Summer, City of Chicago to Speak at #RBSNY Next March 18-19

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A leading US Treasurer, Kurt Summers, City of Chicago will share the stage with the Mayors of Hoboken and New Bedford to discuss the role of cities in the fight against climate change. Treasurer Summers runs 100% of Chicago’s corporate investments through an ESG filter and will be providing valuable insight on how to deliver the city of the future.

JPMorgan Chase to Be 100 Percent Reliant on Renewable Energy by 2020; Announces $200 Billion Clean Energy Financing Commitment

New goals build on JPMorgan Chase's long-term commitment to sustainability
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Key Points and Overall Impact                         

JPMorgan Chase is expanding its comprehensive strategy to advance environmentally sustainable solutions for clients and its own operations. The firm’s two new strategic goals include:

  • Renewable energy: JPMorgan Chase will source renewable power for 100 percent of its global energy needs by 2020.
    • The firm has offices and operations in more than 60 countries across over 5,500 properties, covering approximately 75 million square feet – about 27 times the square footage of the office space at the Empire State Building.
  • Clean financing: The firm will facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025, the largest commitment by a global financial institution.
    • Through this commitment, JPMorgan Chase will help scale the impact of sustainability efforts among its approximately 22,000 corporate and investor clients in the United States and across the world.
    • The announcement builds on JPMorgan Chase’s leadership and history of advancing sustainability in our business and operations, including our recent partnership with Current, powered by GE, to cut energy use at Chase branches.
  • JPMorgan Chase will leverage its financial resources, insights and expertise to help clients, customers and communities better manage sustainability challenges and capitalize on new opportunities.
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Key Points and Overall Impact                         

JPMorgan Chase is expanding its comprehensive strategy to advance environmentally sustainable solutions for clients and its own operations. The firm’s two new strategic goals include:

  • Renewable energy: JPMorgan Chase will source renewable power for 100 percent of its global energy needs by 2020.
    • The firm has offices and operations in more than 60 countries across over 5,500 properties, covering approximately 75 million square feet – about 27 times the square footage of the office space at the Empire State Building.
  • Clean financing: The firm will facilitate $200 billion in clean financing through 2025, the largest commitment by a global financial institution.
    • Through this commitment, JPMorgan Chase will help scale the impact of sustainability efforts among its approximately 22,000 corporate and investor clients in the United States and across the world.
    • The announcement builds on JPMorgan Chase’s leadership and history of advancing sustainability in our business and operations, including our recent partnership with Current, powered by GE, to cut energy use at Chase branches.
  • JPMorgan Chase will leverage its financial resources, insights and expertise to help clients, customers and communities better manage sustainability challenges and capitalize on new opportunities.

Financial Solutions Lab Announces Winners of $3 Million Fintech Competition to Improve Financial Health of Overlooked Populations in America

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Eight financial technology entrepreneurs focused on delivering innovative financial health solutions chosen to join lab created by CFSI and JPMorgan Chase

Lab to continue focusing on helping startups improve and scale solutions for populations who face difficulty managing their financial lives, such as people of color, low-income women, aging Americans and individuals with disabilities

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Eight financial technology entrepreneurs focused on delivering innovative financial health solutions chosen to join lab created by CFSI and JPMorgan Chase

Lab to continue focusing on helping startups improve and scale solutions for populations who face difficulty managing their financial lives, such as people of color, low-income women, aging Americans and individuals with disabilities

JPMorgan Chase Report Finds Job Matching Technology Insufficient for Job Seekers, Employers

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NEW YORK, November 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Technology innovations that match job seekers with employers are transforming the labor market, but these tools are not doing enough to help low and middle skill workers find quality jobs, according to a new JPMorgan Chase report. Both access and design issues are preventing potential employees and employers from identifying the appropriate job fit. 

JPMorgan Chase Announces $4 Million to Prepare Detroit Students for High-Demand Jobs

Grant to United Way for Southeastern Michigan will expand economic opportunity for the city’s young people by aligning education with career pathways in growing sectors
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DETROIT, June 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $4 million to expand young people’s access to economic opportunity in Detroit. Building on the firm’s $100 million commitment to Detroit’s economic recovery, this three-year grant is designed to increase dramatically the number of young people graduating from the city’s high schools with opportunities to secure well-paying, high-demand jobs.

New Research Highlights Strategies to Increase Inclusion of Women and Minority Entrepreneurs in High-Tech Incubators and Accelerators

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DETROIT, MI May 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A new research report by JPMorgan Chase & Co. and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) finds that women and minorities are significantly underrepresented in high-tech incubators and accelerators, but uncovers many examples of incubators and accelerators that have been successful in attracting more diverse entrepreneurs.

Two Years in, JPMorgan Chase’s $100 Million Commitment Continues to Help Fuel Detroit’s Comeback

Firm’s new initiatives include $4 million for preserving affordable housing in neighborhoods, $1.5 million to strengthen job training and summer youth employment and other efforts to support small business growth
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Financing has already supported $240 million in local community development projects, allowed hundreds of Detroiters to receive job training and provided $1.3 million in loans to minority-owned small businesses

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Financing has already supported $240 million in local community development projects, allowed hundreds of Detroiters to receive job training and provided $1.3 million in loans to minority-owned small businesses

JPMorgan Chase and Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce $7.5 Million to Prepare New Orleans Students for High-Demand Jobs

Grants to YouthForce NOLA will expand economic opportunity for the city’s young people by aligning education with career pathways in growing sectors
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New Orleans, May 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced  $7.5 million to expand young people’s access to economic opportunity in New Orleans. As growing industries in Greater New Orleans require a more skilled workforce, these grants are designed to dramatically increase the number of young people graduating from the city’s public high schools with opportunities to secure well-paying, high-demand jobs.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Employees to Volunteer Skills and Expertise to New Orleans’ Nonprofits

Top-performing employees from around the world will provide on-the-ground expertise to help disadvantaged youth, fostering entrepreneurship and creating economic development opportunities
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New Orleans, May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced that a team of its top employees will travel to New Orleans to help strengthen the city’s nonprofit community. These employees from around the globe will utilize their business skills and expertise to help select nonprofit organizations increase capacity, create economic opportunity and encourage more widely shared prosperity in the city.

Building on JPMorgan Chase’s 180-year history and deep commitment in New Orleans,

JPMorgan Chase to Donate $50,000 to Aid Greater Houston Flood Relief Efforts

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HOUSTON, April 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today that it will donate $50,000 from its foundation to support flood relief efforts in the Houston area. The grant will go toward The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund, which is managed by the Greater Houston Community Foundation, to help flood victims in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery Counties.

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