Offer promotes financial health and wellness as a third of Americans are more worried about financial than physical health
October 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to help customers succeed financially, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) is offering its customers their free consumer credit score and complimentary credit report through Nov. 16, 2014. For more information about this limited time promotion, visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/freecreditscore.
First-of-its-kind vehicle to improve economic inclusion of young people
LONDON, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Citi priced a $500 million four-year Education, Youth and Employment (EYE) bond on behalf of The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB or IADB) on Tuesday – a first-of-its-kind investment vehicle, created with the support of Citi Microfinance. Proceeds from the note sale will be directed to programs that build human capital through early childhood care and education, formal primary and secondary education, as well as labor market placement and vocational training.
Washington designs Purple Purse to serve as a symbol of movement; New national survey reveals that Americans view domestic violence as a serious problem, but don't regularly talk about it
September 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actress and advocate Kerry Washington has joined with The Allstate Foundation to raise awareness about domestic violence and the critical role that financial abuse plays in domestic violence situations. Washington is serving as the national ambassador for Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, the signature initiative that gets Americans motivated to combat domestic violence.
Cities to Collaborate & Develop New Innovation Models that Benefit Residents
New York and Washington, D.C., September 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Citi Foundation and Living Cities today announced the selection of Louisville, Kentucky, Nashville, Tennessee and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the first three participants in the City Accelerator, a $3 million program to help nine cities pilot leading innovations in local government.
Companies are becoming increasingly interested in community investment as a means to support value creation in communities they touch. Community investment can help establish mutually beneficial relationships between a company and its stakeholders, contribute toward long-term improvements in the quality of life for communities, and help create an environment conducive to private investment.
An unprecedented experiment in corporate social responsibility is now underway in India. That country has become the first in the world to mandate corporate social responsibility. A new law requires companies to spend two percent of their net profit on social development. The potential sums involved are as big as the country.
Lamar Pierce and Michael Toffel receive the 2014 RIPA for their research on how to identify trustworthy auditors
Philadelphia, August 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The 2014 Research Impact on Practice Award was announced yesterday at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting in Philadelphia. The award is given by Canada’s leading public-private partnership in business sustainability, the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) Canada, and the Organization and the Natural Environment (ONE) Division of the Academy of Management, the professional organization for management professors.