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MetLife Foundation Commits $25 Million to Global COVID-19 Response

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NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation today announced that it is committing $25 million to the global response to COVID-19 in support of communities impacted by the pandemic. The grant funding from MetLife Foundation will span all regions where MetLife operates, and will address both short- and longer-term relief efforts.  

MetLife Foundation Donates $100,000 to North Carolina Food Bank to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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CARY, NC, April 1, 2020 — MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus. 

Food banks face the challenge of getting shelf-stable food into people’s homes as quickly as possible, especially now that vulnerable populations such as the elderly have been advised to practice social distancing. In addition, food banks face greater need from families with children who no longer have access to meals at schools. 

MetLife Foundation Donates $50,000 to Northern Illinois Food Bank to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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AURORA, IL, March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $50,000 to Northern Illinois Food Bank to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus. 

Food banks face the challenge of getting shelf-stable food into people’s homes as quickly as possible, especially now that vulnerable populations such as the elderly have been advised to practice social distancing. In addition, food banks face greater need from families with children who no longer have access to meals at schools. 

Metlife Foundation to Donate $1 Million to Food Banks across the U.S. to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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NEW YORK, March 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it has committed to donating $1 million to food banks across the U.S. to help them deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus. 

Food banks face the challenge of getting shelf-stable food into people’s homes as quickly as possible, especially now that vulnerable populations such as the elderly have been advised to practice social distancing. In addition, food banks face greater need from families with children who no longer have access to meals at schools. 

MetLife Named a Top Company for Executive Women

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NEW YORK, March 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named a top company for executive women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), in recognition of its efforts to identify, promote and mentor successful women. This is the 12th time MetLife has been recognized by NAFE, a division of Working Mother Media, for creating a culture of inclusion at all levels of leadership.

EcoRise Teams Up with MetLife Foundation to Bring Eco-Literacy Program to New Jersey Classrooms

Students will become sustainability change-makers through curricula, educator training, and a Student Innovation Fund.
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NEW JERSEY, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and MetLife Foundation have joined forces to deliver a new education program to 20 New Jersey educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts. The Sustainable Intelligence Program includes leading-edge sustainability curricula, professional development for educators, and access to classroom micro-grants for student-driven sustainability projects.

MetLife a Climate Leader in CDP Report

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NEW YORK, February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has earned a Leadership grade (A-) on climate change in the annual CDP Investor Report for the fourth consecutive year.

To achieve Leadership status, a company must receive a grade of either A or A-. This year, only 6 percent of the companies that disclosed climate-related information to the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) reached that level.

Metlife Named to ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ List by Fortune Magazine

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NEW YORK, January 22, 2020 /3BL Media/— MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Seven life and health insurers were included on the annual snapshot of the best-regarded companies across 52 industries. 

MetLife Recognized for Commitment to Gender Equality

Named to Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for fifth year in a row.
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NEW YORK, January 21, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fifth year in a row, in recognition of its efforts to advance women in the workplace and society.

Bloomberg evaluates companies on their employee policies, representation of women within leadership, product offerings for women, and community engagement.

MetLife Becomes First Life Insurance Company to Earn Fitwel Building Certifications

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NEW YORK, January 10, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first life insurance company to earn Fitwel certifications for its commitment to healthy workplaces.

Operated by the Center for Active Design, Fitwel is a joint initiative of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the General Services Administration. It is the leading global health certification system providing effective design and operational strategies to support occupant health and productivity. 

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