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From the 2021 Fifth Third Bancorp ESG Report: Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity and Inclusion


Accelerating racial equality, equity and inclusion has always been a key priority for Fifth Third Bank. In the wake of the events of 2020, though, the Bank expanded its efforts and made public its commitment to be a driver of effective, sustainable change for our communities, customers and employees.

From the Fifth Third 2021 ESG Report: Awards & Accolades


Fifth Third Bank’s ESG efforts were recognized between Jan. 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022, and shared in the Company’s 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report. Among the accolades shared were Ethisphere’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2022, 2021 and 2019 and Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity in 2022, 2021 and 2019. Industry recognition underscores the progress Fifth Third is making against its five Board-approved ESG priorities:

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2021 ESG Report: Board of Directors Message

By Nicholas K. Akins | Lead Independent Director

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I’m pleased to share that 2021 marked another year of significant ESG progress at Fifth Third. The Board and its committees oversaw various facets of Fifth Third’s ESG program and are pleased with the Bank’s achievements across the ESG spectrum.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2021 ESG Report: A Leadership Message

By Greg D. Carmichael and Tim N. Spence

Thank you for your interest in Fifth Third’s 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report. This is an exciting time for our Company. On July 5, 2022, Greg is retiring as CEO after many years of successful leadership of our Company and will remain Executive Chairman of the Board. Tim Spence, who has been a part of Fifth Third’s leadership team since 2015, will become chief executive officer in addition to his current role as president of Fifth Third Bancorp.

In Honor of National Homeownership Month, Fifth Third Bank Outlines Steps to Buying a Home


Each first-time homebuyer wants something different. Some care about the quality of schools, others value nearby shopping and restaurants. Once those priorities are defined, here are some steps a new homebuyer can follow:

Fifth Third Bank Commemorates Juneteenth 2022


On June 17, 2021, legislation was signed into law making June 19 – Juneteenth – a federal holiday. Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when federal troops arrived in Texas to share news of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation, putting an end to slavery in the United States and freeing the last enslaved people. As the holiday falls on a Sunday this year, Fifth Third offices and banking centers will be closed June 20 in observance.

Paloozanoire Announces Third Annual Juneteenth Block Party in Cincinnati on June 17 in Partnership with Fifth Third Bank and The Cincinnati Reds

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The Juneteenth Block Party presented by Paloozanoire returns to Cincinnati’s The Banks on Friday, June 17 from 4-11 p.m. Fifth Third Bank is the title sponsor and The Cincinnati Reds are the operational partner. 

Event activities include:

Rent vs Buy: Fifth Third Bank Supports American Dream Of Homeownership, Offers Tips for Renting Versus Buying


Should you rent or should you buy? There are a variety of factors to consider.

As a rule of thumb, if you’re planning on staying for the next 5-7 years, then buying a home may be a better long-term solution. On the other hand, if you’re thinking about moving in the near future, renting may be the better choice.

New Fifth Third Mortgage Program Offers $1,000 Toward Closing Costs for VA, FHA, 203K, USDA Mortgages

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CINCINNATI, June 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, is committed to improving and strengthening communities. To support affordable housing options, Fifth Third has announced it will pay $1,000 toward closing costs for VA, FHA, 203K and USDA Owner Occupied Purchase and REFI loans. This will lower the amount of cash needed for close and can be combined with other down payment assistance programs. This program is available until Nov. 15 across Fifth Third’s customer footprint.

Fifth Third To Present at Bank Director Conference


Fifth Third Bank’s Chief Sustainability Officer Mike Faillo will be presenting at Bank Director’s Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference this week in Chicago. Faillo will appear as part of a panel discussion on June 15 titled, “How Banks Are Stepping Up Their ESG Plans.”


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