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MetLife Foundation and Verb Announce Global Competition to Improve Financial Services for the Underserved

MetLife employees will serve as judges and executive mentors, donating volunteer time to advance financial inclusion
Press Release

NEW YORK, March. 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Verb announced today, the launch of “Inclusion Plus,” a global competition for entrepreneurs, non-profits and companies focused on addressing the financial health needs of low to moderate income households.

Metlife Foundation and Accion Launch New Management Training Program to Provide More than 1 Million Microfinance Clients in China with Better Services

Press Release

BEIJING, February 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Accion, with the support of the MetLife Foundation and in partnership with the Chinese Association of Microfinance (CAM), announced today the launch of its International Microfinance Management and Leadership Program. The new program aims to develop management and leadership capacity in microfinance in China. Through this program, Accion plans to extend the reach and quality of financial services and products to underserved entrepreneurs and communities throughout the country.

D2D Secures New Funding from MetLife Foundation for Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund

Press Release

February 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Doorways to Dreams (D2D) is pleased to announce the 2016 launch of its Financial Empowerment Innovation Fund.  The $3 million Fund has secured grants from generous funders to support D2D’s ground breaking work to develop and scale a next generation of practical tools to dramatically improve the financial security of economically vulnerable Americans.

Last month, MetLife Foundation joined other D2D funders including the Ford Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation by awarding D2D a grant of $1 Million.

Steps India Must Take to Achieve Financial Inclusion

By The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
Article

Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes. Most importantly, the program chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken the steps toward financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach those goals.

China Fuels Global Advances in Financial Access

By the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)
Article

Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ.

How Psychology Bolsters Financial Inclusion

Article

Presented by MetLife Foundation in collaboration with WSJ. Custom Studios, Multipliers of Prosperity takes a look globally at the challenges we face in confronting the issues of financial inclusion. The program dives deep into what’s working, questions what isn’t and finds the possible fixes. Most importantly, the program chronicles the triumphs of people who have taken the steps toward financial stability and the providers who have helped them reach those goals.

Do We Have CommonCents?

By Nandika Madgavkar, Head Global Integrated Communications + Brand Strategy for MetLife Foundation
Blog

It is not often that a corporate foundation will partner with a disruptive [the new buzz word] thinker to  advance a cause, but recently MetLife Foundation did just that.

Metlife Foundation Partners with Duke University to Identify New Ways to Help Low-to-Middle-Income Americans Better Manage Their Finances

MetLife Foundation to provide $7.9 million, three-year grant
Press Release

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Duke University today announced that, with support from MetLife Foundation, Duke University is launching the CommonCents Lab (the “Lab”), an initiative that will apply behavioral economics to identify new ways to help millions of Americans improve their saving and spending habits.

What's Next: The Ascent of Native Advertising and the Five Trends Shaping Custom Content

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This content originally appeared in the article "What's Next?" published by The Wall Street Journal.

MetLife Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the global insurance giant, recently partnered with WSJ. Custom Studios to build a dynamic, multimedia initiative called the “Multipliers of Prosperity.” The goal of this initiative is to educate the general public on the importance of financial inclusion in emerging markets and to communicate that via custom-produced content in the form of articles and videos in a digital environment.

One Size Does Not Fit All

Delivering Financial Services with the Clients’ Needs in Mind
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By Dennis White, President & CEO, MetLife Foundation

MetLife Foundation believes that everyone needs the right financial tools to manage life’s risks and seize its opportunities. That belief has inspired MetLife’s operations since the nineteenth century when we pioneered “working man’s insurance” in the United States. And it inspired MetLife Foundation in 2013 to make global financial inclusion the focus of a five-year, $200 million commitment.

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