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Habitat for Humanity International and Bank of America Launch Global Build

Over One Week and Seven Time Zones, Bank Employees Will Revitalize Neighborhoods in the U.S., U.K., China, Thailand and Indonesia
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September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Bank of America today launched their first global multi-city build in 36 communities around the world. The builds focus on helping low-income families create opportunities to experience the stability and security that homeownership brings. The global build is part of a new $6 million investment from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to local Habitat affiliates around the world and aligns with the company’s commitment to community revitalization.

Women’s Economic Empowerment - #3BLchat Recap

by David Connor

“The biggest gender gap is in women’s political leadership” said Melanne Verveer, and there are few people who know more about the challenges women face around the globe.

A New Market for Social Good Awakens

Andrew Plepler, Global Corporate Social Responsibility executive, Bank of America and Andy Sieg, head of Global Wealth and Retirement Solutions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

While still in its infancy, the field of impact investing is rapidly evolving.  The market has moved beyond negative screening to include innovative solutions that generate both financial return and social impact, while connecting investors’ values with their portfolios. And the growth of this field is being driven by investor demand.

How Banks Will Profit by Rethinking Their Purpose

New research outlines a new path for banks in society

A new study from FSG outlines a new path for banks in society.


A new study from FSG outlines a new path for banks in society.

Bank of America Publishes 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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CHARLOTTE, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Bank of America today published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, which provides a detailed overview of the company’s environmental, social and economic impact.

“Our CSR program used to revolve around philanthropy – those days are long gone,” said Andrew Plepler, Bank of America Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy executive. “While grantmaking is still critical, CSR is now a part of everything we do, from business practices to the principles and values that guide us.”

New Funds Help Lift Low-Income Families, Attract Businesses to Distressed Areas Across the Country

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NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In a move to help lift more families out of poverty, two longtime community development partners are driving new resources into troubled neighborhoods to revive deserted commercial corridors, build affordable homes and create jobs where they are needed most.

A $3.75 million grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) will help low-income people transform their struggling cities and rural communities into places that thrive.

Working to Make Business Part of the Solution


by Andrew Plepler, Bank of America Global Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy Executive

Veteran Receives Keys to Home as Bank of America Completes 1,000th Property Donation to Nonprofits Serving Military Veterans and Their Families

Bank Reaches Goal a Year Early; Will Continue Program
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April 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Don Chandler and his family received keys to a renovated mortgage-free home in Gallatin, Tenn. today, becoming the latest recipient of a home donated by Bank of America through Military Warriors Support Foundation (MWSF).

Calvert Foundation and Bank of America Partner to Invest in Women

$10 Million Investment Will Support the Economic and Social Advancement of Women in Developing Countries - See more at:
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April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America is investing $10 million in Calvert Foundation to make loans to organizations that support women in developing countries throughout Latin America, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. These organizations positively affect women in a number of ways, from connecting women-led, small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with financing to providing access to services and products.

Strategic Partnerships Multiply Impact


by Andrew Plepler, Bank of America Global Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy Executive

Working in the field of corporate social responsibility for more than a decade has given me a firsthand view of the positive role businesses can play in addressing some of society’s major challenges. It isn't always perfect and it isn't always easy, but to tackle big challenges, business has to be part of the solution.


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