Publishes 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report
CINCINNATI, June 30, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Building upon its progress in leading the transition to a sustainable and inclusive future for all, Fifth Third today announced a new $100 billion environmental and social finance target to be achieved through 2030.
CINCINNATI, June 29, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank’s “Feeding Our Communities” initiative, held each year in May, this year provided more than 8.4 million meals to fight hunger across its footprint. The total far exceeded the 5.3 million-meals goal the company set for its 2022 effort.
The meals were provided as part of company donations, nearly 250 volunteer activities where employees volunteered more than 5,100 hours of service, and shield of recognition sales. The activities kicked off on the bank’s adopted special day, Fifth Third Day – May 3 or 5/3 on the calendar.
Fifth Third today published its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report, which provides updates and progress on the Bank’s ESG strategy and priorities, for all stakeholders: customers, employees, communities, investors and regulators.
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:
Cincinnati Office of Human Relations, Fifth Third Bank Collaborate with Community Advocate to Celebrate Achievements of Local African Americans
CINCINNATI, June 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of Juneteenth, the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Human Relations is collaborating with resident and community advocate Kai Stoudemire-Williams on the third annual citywide marketing campaign, Black is Excellence. The campaign celebrates the numerous contributions to the city of 15 of Cincinnati’s finest. The honorees will be featured on banners that will be on display downtown and in surrounding areas beginning mid-June through mid-July.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.”