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MetLife Named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Company Recognized for Strong Management of Environmental, Social and Governance Issues
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NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), a widely-recognized standard for corporate responsibility that tracks leading sustainability-driven companies.

How Embracing Change Can Help Shape the Future

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As technology and culture change the way we work, live and interact, how can women not only keep up but have a seat at the table? How can they help shift thinking and make a positive impact in their careers, communities and society at large?

We sat down with Cindy Pace, Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion at MetLife to talk about our theme for 2018 – ‘Transform the Future.’ We also dug into how MetLife is helping keep women at the forefront of growth and transformation at the company and the global economy at large.

MetLife Foundation: Building Resilient Communities

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Since 2013, MetLife Foundation has focused its resources and expertise on advancing financial inclusion, with the majority of grants and program-related investments targeting this area. Remaining grants are directed toward improving the health and resiliency of the communities where MetLife operates.

Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Drive Positive Change

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To encourage healthier financial behavior among their customers, financial institutions must first understand why people make certain decisions. By applying behavioral economics insights to their product offerings and service approach, our partner organizations are more effectively helping clients spend less and save more.

Expanding Access to Insurance

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We seek to make insurance simple and accessible by offering useful products and services through convenient channels. We are achieving this objective by broadening access to affordable products and services, offering insurance to middle-class and disadvantaged populations and establishing a presence in countries where protection products are difficult to obtain.

Engaging Employees on the Environment

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Our commitment to creating a more protected world for individuals, institutions and communities extends to the environment. Throughout the year, MetLife and our employees partner to reduce our environmental impacts and ensure a healthier environment through investments in energy efficiency, green technology, volunteer work and sustainable development. 

From becoming the first carbon-neutral insurer in the United States to engaging our employees in environmental actions, MetLife is making a positive impact on the planet.

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Our commitment to creating a more protected world for individuals, institutions and communities extends to the environment. Throughout the year, MetLife and our employees partner to reduce our environmental impacts and ensure a healthier environment through investments in energy efficiency, green technology, volunteer work and sustainable development. 

From becoming the first carbon-neutral insurer in the United States to engaging our employees in environmental actions, MetLife is making a positive impact on the planet.

Learn More About MetLife's Impact Investments

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We incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in our investment decision-making process to support sustainable long-term returns. We incorporate an evaluation of indicators and demonstrations of positive social responsibility as part of any potential investment.

MetLife Named One of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion

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NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced it has been named to the 2018 Disability Equality Index® “Best Places to Work” by the United States Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). This is the second time MetLife has been recognized for its efforts to ensure an inclusive workplace for people with disabilities.

MetLife Aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals

MetLife contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals through our business operations and global initiatives.
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“At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on September 25, 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030.” —United Nations Development Programme

MetLife Social Impact Investments Rise to $50 Billion

MetLife Foundation financial inclusion commitments reach more than six million low-income individuals
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NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced its impact investment portfolio grew to $50 billion in 2017, an increase of 12 percent year-over-year from 2016 to 2017, and MetLife Foundation reached more than six million low-income individuals through the fourth year of its five year, $200 million dollar commitment to financial inclusion.

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