Representatives of Fifth Third Bank and the National Urban League will present at a virtual Emerge Conference, Inclusion and Advocacy: Closing the Wealth Gap, on Dec. 3. The organizations will discuss their efforts to remove barriers to equity, and how Fifth Third is working to close the income gap through innovative financial empowerment tools to improve financial health for all.
Kala Gibson, Chief Enterprise Corporate Responsibility Officer, Head of Business Banking, Fifth Third Bank
Deadly disease; economic hardship; racial unrest — the United States is living through a triple pandemic. For more than a century, the National Urban League has been an economic first responder, helping families through their most trying crises. Now, in this triple pandemic, we’re rising to the challenge with urgency, expertise and deep compassion.
The National Urban League and PepsiCo joined forces to create the Black Restaurant Accelerator, which will boost approximately 500 Black-owned businesses over the next five years. The PepsiCo Foundation is providing a $10 million grant to fund the program, which will provide current and aspiring Black restaurateurs with access to capital, training, mentorship and other support services that are necessary for business success.
ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ For the fifth consecutive year, UPS was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual JUST 100 list for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment and shareholders. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and shareholders.
We’re pleased to announce our $1 million fund will support both national and Atlanta-based organizations.
Cox recently announced the establishment of a $1 million fund to help organizations that support social justice and civil and human rights. After taking input from employees on which organizations the fund should support, we are pleased to announce Cox will donate to the following national organizations:
NortonLifeLock is recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in America
By Kim Allman | Head of Corporate Responsibility and Government Affairs
NortonLifeLock is proud to be named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light designed to identify and honor the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills, and resources to impact their communities.
Last Sunday, I wrote to you to express my outrage over the far too familiar and frequent acts of violence against the Black community, and to acknowledge the structural racism that fuels these injustices. I’ve spoken with many employees – as have our leaders across Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky – and we have begun to mobilize as a company. While we recognize we don’t have all the answers, we agree it’s time that we start putting our words into real, sustainable action.
June 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it is stepping up its actions in support of justice, reform and equality for Black Americans in response to the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others.
PayPal’s core values are inclusion and equality – and we strongly stand against discrimination, racism, hatred and violence. As a company, we have been in deep conversation during this difficult time, determined to stand with our Black colleagues and their communities – and working together on how we can contribute to meaningful change. It is absolutely unacceptable that Black people in the United States, including our colleagues, customers and community members, are fearful for their safety and face the impacts of racism and hatred. We need dialogue, change, education, and action.
How do we fix this? Experts identify actions policymakers, communities, and banks can take now to spark systemic change and solve the housing affordability crisis.
In this special 4-part video series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America, including Marc H. Morial, President of the National Urben League; Cerita Battles, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; Keith Fairey, Enterprise Community Partners; Wells Fargo Senior Economist, Mark Vitner; and Vince Toye, Wells Fargo Community Lending and Investments.