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Wells Fargo Announces $200 Billion Sustainable Financing Commitment

More than half the commitment will support transitioning to a low-carbon economy with rest to sustainable agriculture, recycling, conservation and other sustainable businesses; Company also commits to transparency and robust reporting
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April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced it will provide $200 billion in financing to sustainable businesses and projects by 2030, with more than 50 percent focused on clean technology and renewable energy transactions that directly support the transition to a low-carbon economy.  The company also detailed its commitment to transparency in its methodology for accounting, project inclusion, and the carbon intensity of its credit portfolio

Atlanta Homeownership to Get $6 Million Boost

Mayor Bottoms joins Wells Fargo to announce NeighborhoodLIFT program will offer homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants
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ATLANTA, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network members — Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc., and NeighborWorks Columbus — today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand in the Atlanta area with a $6 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in the counties of Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett.

CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative Brings CEO Investor Forum and Effort to End Corporate “Short-Termism” to West Coast

CEOs of PG&E Corporation and Wells Fargo to present long-term strategic plans to investors representing $25 trillion in AUM
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NEW YORK, April 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ — CECP: The CEO Force for Good announced that its Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) will host the CEOs of PG&E Corporation and Wells Fargo at a CEO Investor Forum on April 19, 2018, at NASDAQ in San Francisco, CA.

Easter Basket Blitz Brings Smiles Throughout the U.S.

Wells Fargo volunteers renewed a springtime tradition: delivering thousands of Easter baskets to children in hospitals, shelters, and other locations.
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Berenice Martinez wasn’t expecting her son Joshua to have such a joy-filled day as a patient at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. But on March 28, he was surprised with a personal visit from the Easter Bunny, an Easter basket, and his first ride in a Wells Fargo stagecoach.

Habitat Volunteer Builds Home, Finds Unexpected Friendship

Wells Fargo has reached its goal to build and improve 1,000 homes by 2020 more than two years early, thanks to volunteers like Sammie Griffin.
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If it wasn’t for Paul Manyok and his family, Sammie Griffin might not be as heavily involved with Habitat for Humanity as she is today. But, like many of Wells Fargo’s volunteer team members, she found there are certain families whose stories have stayed with her and who inspire her to continue helping others.

NeighborWorks America — Advancing Opportunity for All

Celebrating 40 years of helping millions with affordable housing and making homeownership a reality for Americans with low and moderate incomes.
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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jeffrey T. Bryson, interim president and CEO of NeighborWorks America.

Wells Fargo Donates $100,000 for Birmingham Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, small business
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $100,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to help revitalize Birmingham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with the city of Birmingham, the Wells Fargo grants will provide support for small business and construction of new affordable housing.

A $3.5 Million Commitment to Increase Financial Capability

Wells Fargo’s new Financial Capability Grant program will help two nonprofits provide financial empowerment programs to the residents in several communities.
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Toncé Jackson was at a low point four years ago. In Chicago’s Cook County Jail for a fourth time, she was struggling with substance abuse, had no job, a limited education, terrible credit, and was burdened with debt — she didn’t even have a bank account. Caught in a painful cycle that was destroying her family, she resolved to change.

“I wanted to start my life over,” said Jackson. “I just needed a little help with my beginning.”

Betsy Duke — A Career of Firsts in Leadership

Amid crises and accomplishments, Wells Fargo Chair Betsy Duke has forged a career of firsts, culminating with being named the first female chair of a major U.S. bank.
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As she relaxed on a Saturday afternoon in 1991, Betsy Duke received a phone call that would change her life. Her mentor and boss at a community bank in Virginia, the Bank of Tidewater, had died from a heart attack. Twenty-four hours later, Duke became one of the state’s first female banking CEOs.

Helping Green Technologies Grow

Startup companies like Go Electric receive technical assistance and funding as participants in Wells Fargo’s Innovation Incubator program.
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Like many startup companies, Go Electric had passion and a great idea but wasn’t sure how its technology would fare outside the lab. Fortunately, in 2015 it applied for Wells Fargo’s Innovation Incubator program, or IN2, which helped the company validate its technology and expand its networks. Today, Go Electric sells its energy resiliency systems to military, commercial, and industrial customers.

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