MetLife, Inc., has released its 2019 Sustainability Report, outlining accomplishments, milestones and priorities aligned with its purpose: “Always with you, building a more confident future.” In conjunction with the report, MetLife also launched a new sustainability website and
NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 — MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that it has become the first U.S.-based life insurer to join the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The U.N. Global Compact calls for companies to align their operations and strategies with 10 universal principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment, and anti-corruption.
NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ — In its annual Sustainability Report, released today, MetLife disclosed that the total value of the COVID-19 relief and support the company and MetLife Foundation have provided comes to more than a quarter of a billion dollars.
The initiative aims to unlock resources for innovative startups providing low-income households and businesses with financial tools that can help them support their livelihoods and build financial resilience.
Washington DC, June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A group of global organizations driving innovation and investment in financial services for low-income populations announced the launch of the 2020 Inclusive Fintech 50 application period. In its second year, the initiative will identify a cohort of 50 high-potential, early-stage, and innovative fintech startups driving financial inclusion and resilience for the 3 billion financially underserved people worldwide.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which underscores the importance of protecting the health of our communities, MetLife employees celebrated Earth Day and Arbor Day in healthy, innovative, and meaningful ways — while maintaining social distancing.
NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation today announced that it is committing $25 million to the global response to COVID-19 in support of communities impacted by the pandemic. The grant funding from MetLife Foundation will span all regions where MetLife operates, and will address both short- and longer-term relief efforts.
ORISKANY, N.Y., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Food Bank of Central New York to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.
OMAHA, Neb., April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $50,000 to Food Bank for the Heartland to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.
TAMPA, Fla., April 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Feeding Tampa Bay to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.
CARY, NC, April 1, 2020 — MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.
Food banks face the challenge of getting shelf-stable food into people’s homes as quickly as possible, especially now that vulnerable populations such as the elderly have been advised to practice social distancing. In addition, food banks face greater need from families with children who no longer have access to meals at schools.