Recruiting and engaging an inclusive and diverse workforce is a top priority at Fifth Third Bank. Its collaboration with historically Black colleges and universities is one way that the Bank works to nurture a multicultural employee base.
CINCINNATI, April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Fifth Third today announces that it has joined the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), the latest in a series of steps taken by Fifth Third to understand and measure its own climate impact. Earlier this year, Fifth Third announced that it achieved carbon neutrality for its operations under Scope 1, Scope 2 and business travel under Scope 3 emissions.
CINCINNATI, April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, in collaboration with the National Minority Supplier Development Council, has announced the launch of its NMSDC Centers of Excellence Certificate Program (COECP). The program will last for nine months and will involve selected minority-owned private businesses that are NMSDC-certified Class II businesses, with annual sales between $1 million and $10 million and that have a minimum of five employees.
CINCINNATI, April 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today reports that it has exceeded the financial goal of the five-year Community Commitment it made in 2016. Fifth Third has delivered $41.6 billion in lending and investments, 130% of the $32 billion target* it announced with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, together with more than 145 community signatories throughout its footprint.
CINCINNATI, April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association is pleased to join with Operation Hope to present a series of four free virtual financial education events in April to coincide with National Financial Capability Month, also commonly known across the U.S. as Financial Literacy Month.
High school students within Fifth Third Bank’s footprint have completed 1.2 million hours of learning through the Bank’s Finance Academy program, powered by Everfi. Fifth Third delivers this program at no cost to high school students, over 50% of whom reside in low- to moderate-income communities. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Fifth Third and Everfi opened access to the online courses so that more students could access the valuable information.
Alandes Powell, vice president and business controls manager at Fifth Third Bank, has worked in the banking and financial services industry for nearly 30 years. Powell was recently named a UC Health 2021 Martin Luther King Jr.
Grants Made Available Through Innovation Meets Main Street Program
CINCINNATI, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Fifth Third Foundation today announced the recipients of $1.2 million in grants for Black, woman-owned businesses and the organizations that serve them through the Innovation Meets Main Street: Boosting Black, Woman-owned Businesses program, which was announced in September 2020.
Fifth Third Bank actively promotes inclusion and diversity through nearly 70 regional business resource groups overseen by inclusion councils in each of the Bank’s 14 regions. The Bank also offers eight virtual Enterprise Business Resource Groups led by Enterprise committee executives. More than 4,000 employees take part in the in-person regional BRGs.