NEW YORK, September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Over the next 10 years, MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) has committed to reduce its location-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent from 2019 levels, originate $20 billion in new MetLife Investment Management (MIM)–managed green investments, and allocate $5 million to develop products and partnerships that drive climate solutions.
NEW YORK, July 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has received a top score on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI), making the company a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” for the fourth year in a row.
MetLife Investment Management is committed to responsible investing and applying ESG practices across our full portfolio of assets. This enables us to invest in ways that support sustainable long-term returns while also contributing to social and environmental benefits. - Steven Goulart Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, MetLife, Inc., and President, MetLife Investment Management
The sustainability of an organization can be measured through the sustainability of its workforce. Making strategic choices and investments to support the workforce is a vital part of the success of the company and employees' growth forward. - Susan Podlogar, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
MetLife makes a tremendous social and economic contribution to the places where we live and work. Our people devote thousands of hours to volunteering each year, and MetLife Foundation supports a wide range of institutions and initiatives that build stronger communities. - Mike Zarcone, Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Affairs and Chair, MetLife Foundation
NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first U.S.-based life insurer to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption.
NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ — In its annual Sustainability Report, released today, MetLife disclosed that the total value of the COVID-19 relief and support the company and MetLife Foundation have provided comes to more than a quarter of a billion dollars.
The initiative aims to unlock resources for innovative startups providing low-income households and businesses with financial tools that can help them support their livelihoods and build financial resilience.
Washington DC, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A group of global organizations driving innovation and investment in financial services for low-income populations announced the launch of the 2020 Inclusive Fintech 50 application period. In its second year, the initiative will identify a cohort of 50 high-potential, early-stage, and innovative fintech startups driving financial inclusion and resilience for the 3 billion financially underserved people worldwide.
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.
WARWICK, R.I., April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Rhode Island Community Food Bank to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.