Fifth Third Bank Makes BLINK Festival Carbon Neutral in Cincinnati


Joining with Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval and representatives from Duke Energy, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and BLINK, Fifth Third Bank announced on Sept. 29 that is measuring the carbon impact and providing verified carbon offsets for the lighting installations at BLINK, Illuminated by ArtsWave, in Cincinnati.

BLINK is one of the nation’s largest outdoor light and art festivals and is known for its immersive exhibits and experiences. It will return to Cincinnati Oct. 13-16, 2022.

Fifth Third Foundation and National Urban League Mark Workforce Development Month, Celebrate Success of Workforce Development Program

Collaboration promotes career development skills and earning a livable wage
Press Release

CINCINNATI, September 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Fifth Third Foundation and the National Urban League are commemorating September’s Workforce Development Month by announcing results from the first year of a collaborative workforce development program that provides career advancement opportunities through upskilling and re-skilling services to under-employed participants. The $1 million investment from the Fifth Third Foundation has helped individuals across eight selected affiliate Urban League organizations gain meaningful employment and earn a livable wage.

From the 2021 Fifth Third ESG Report: Inclusion Councils and Business Resource Groups


More than 3,900 Fifth Third employees participate in one or more of our Business Resource Groups (BRGs)—a 20% increase since 2018.

Our inclusion councils and BRGs provide employees opportunities for networking, learning and personal growth, as well as an outlet for community outreach and volunteerism.

Fifth Third Installs 20 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Madisonville Operations Center in Cincinnati

Press Release

CINCINNATI, September 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As National Drive Electric Week approaches, Fifth Third today announced the installation of 20 new electric vehicle charging units at its Madisonville Operations Center parking garage in Cincinnati. The charging stations are now providing more than 4,000 employees—approximately 20% of Fifth Third’s total employee base—with the ability to charge electric vehicles. Fifth Third, which is headquartered in Cincinnati, has been growing its electric vehicle charging program since 2020.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2021 ESG Report: Employee Demographics


Talent diversity is of utmost importance at every level of our Company, from our Board of Directors to our executive team to our 18,655 full-time and 849 part-time employees as of Dec. 31, 2021.

Publishing demographic diversity data is part of our commitment. It’s a practice we started in 2017 with the publication of our 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report.

Aligning with our Footprint’s Diversity

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2021 ESG Report: Inclusion & Diversity


Fifth Third believes that inclusion and diversity are essential to living our core values; serving our customers; delivering financial performance; and being recognized as a leader in building an engaging workplace, a strong supplier base and vibrant communities.

Advancing Inclusion and Diversity Begins with Our Employees

Project Umbra Proves out Scalable Process To Combat Child Sexual Exploitation

Groundbreaking Program from The Knoble Network Combines Resources from the Private and Public Sectors to Disable Child Predators
Press Release

ATLANTA, September 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Knoble™ Network, a non-profit network of financial crime and fintech professionals that assists vulnerable people around the world, today announced results from its first phase of Project Umbra — an initiative that brings together financial institutions, solution providers, regulators, non-profits and law enforcement in the fight against online child sexual exploitation (OCSE).

Fifth Third Bank Bringing Immersive Experience to Blink

ElectriFi Brings Passion for Renewable Energy and Interactive Art to Fountain Square October 13 - 16, 2022
Press Release

CINCINNATI, September 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - BLINK, the nation’s largest outdoor light and art experience known for its immersive components, returns for the first time since 2019 to showcase a diverse lineup of talent in October including an exciting exhibit from Fifth Third Bank.

Greenbacker Secures $186 Million Credit Agreement With KeyBank and Fifth Third Bank

Financing to support construction of two of Greenbacker’s largest solar farms
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“GREC” or “Greenbacker”), a leading green energy investment company and independent power producer, has entered into a senior credit agreement of $186.2 million with KeyBank N.A. and Fifth Third Bank. KeyBank served as administrative agent for the lenders, and KeyBanc Capital Markets and Fifth Third Bank, National Association served as joint lead arrangers.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2021 ESG Report: Purchasing 100% Renewable Power


Fifth Third recognizes the importance of the transition to renewable energy and has been increasing its use of renewable power since 2010. In the early days of our renewable energy strategy, Fifth Third purchased renewable energy certificates, known as RECs, to offset our energy consumption. In 2017, Fifth Third set a goal to purchase 100% renewable power, a goal we achieved in 2019 with the opening of the 80 MWac/120 MWdc Aulander Holloman solar facility. This project was facilitated through a virtual power purchase agreement signed by the Bank.


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