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Engaging Employees on the Environment

From MetLife's 2017 CSR Report
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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.

Boost Your Workplace Wellness With These 4 Green Habits Today

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Green habits at work can make a bigger impact than you might think. Adopting more efficient and sustainable practices can actually increase your productivity, improve your health, reduce costs around the office and, of course — help protect the environment.

Here are four ways you and your coworkers can green your routine at work every day.

Read the full post on the MetLife blog.

MetLife Foundation and Verb Launch Competition to Improve Financial Health in the U.S.

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NEW YORK, April 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Verb announced today the launch of Inclusion Plus in the United States as part of a global competition for entrepreneurs, nonprofits and other social impact organizations focused on addressing the financial health needs of low- to moderate-income people.

Deciphering the Data Deluge: Making Data More Useful for Financial Inclusion

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The excitement around Big Data in the financial inclusion space is understandable. Imagine a world where an emerging markets consumer can look at Google Maps and see financial access points throughout their local community, with enough real-time data to choose the financial services that best suit their needs. This scenario isn’t that far-fetched, says Camilla Nestor, CEO of MIX.

Supplemental Safety Net: An Innovative Model Paves the Way for Inclusive Insurance in China

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Despite rapid economic growth that has benefited many, hundreds of millions of people in China still remain outside the formal financial system without access to safe and affordable financial products. One of the biggest unmet financial needs is insurance. Salaried and wage-earning Chinese workers sometimes have insurance through their jobs, but many employees, especially those in social services, are severely underserved, and casual or self-employed workers are likely to have no coverage at all.

Tricia Dent, MetLife | 2017 Working Mother of the Year

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As a single mother of two children, the founding member of a women’s networking organization, an active contributor to her community and a full-time professional, MetLife’s Tricia Dent personifies the passion, caring and adaptability that successful working mothers can bring to their families, their communities and the workplace.

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