Fifth Third Bank, Accion Opportunity Fund to Host Fireside Chat on Resources, Options for Small Businesses

Leaders will focus on post-pandemic recovery for entrepreneurs of color
Press Release

CINCINNATI, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank and Accion Opportunity Fund (AOF), one of the nation's leading nonprofit organizations providing small business owners with access to capital, networks, and coaching, will host a fireside chat on Oct. 27 on the state of small business – specifically for entrepreneurs of color – and actions that can be taken to help ensure a successful recovery after the pandemic.

Fifth Third Announces $180 Million Neighborhood Investment Program in Collaboration with Enterprise Community Partners to Accelerate Revitalization of Nine Communities

Commitment will create transformational impact across footprint
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CINCINNATI, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/  – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, and Enterprise Community Partners today announced the launch of a $180 million neighborhood program to accelerate revitalization in nine key majority-Black communities across seven states that have experienced disinvestment. Over a three-year period, the program will focus on organizations that create cross-sector partnerships to serve the communities within Fifth Third’s retail banking footprint.

Fifth Third Employees Recycle Nearly 8,000 Pounds of E-Waste at Recycling Events on Bank Campuses


Employees of Fifth Third Bank recycled nearly 8,000 pounds of materials at two employee electronics waste events in September. The annual events were hosted by Fifth Third and local waste recycling companies to give employees an easy way to recycle their electronics and avoid disposal in a landfill.

Fifth Third's Latino Business Resource Groups Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


Fifth Third Bank actively promotes inclusion and diversity through 65 regional business resource groups overseen by inclusion councils in each of the Bank’s 13 regions and through eight virtual Enterprise Business Resource Groups led by Enterprise committee executives.

All of Fifth Third’s BRGs are focused on the following three pillars: employee development, community involvement and business innovation. BRGs are open to all Fifth Third employees, whether they’re members of the group’s constituency or allies.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Financial Inclusion


The more individuals, families and small businesses are empowered to achieve their best lives, the more communities thrive. Fifth Third Bank wants to help people reach their full potential. We believe this will have a long-lasting, generational impact in the neighborhoods, towns and cities we serve, especially among low- and moderate-income Americans, by reversing negative cycles and building strong foundations for the future.

Fifth Third Opens EV Charging Station in Michigan During National Drive Electric Week


Fifth Third Bank opened four electric vehicle (EV) charging ports for employee-use in the parking lot of Fifth Third’s Corporate Service Center campus in Michigan during National Drive Electric Week in September. These ports are the second installation of electric vehicle charging stations for the Company. The first ports were installed at the Bank’s headquarters in Cincinnati in 2020.

Fifth Third Bank's Bilingual Call Center Team Members Share How They Keep the Customer at the Center

Sept. 15-Oct. 15 honors cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans

Sept. 15 marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, when the United States recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the country’s history, culture and achievements.

Fifth Third Bank has a bilingual team that helps support the Bank’s Spanish-speaking customers. As a way to raise awareness about the call center, employees who work in this group share their thoughts on keeping the customer at the center, celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month and being inclusive.

25 Students Earn Fifth Third Education Scholarships from the Fifth Third Foundation

Press Release

CINCINNATI, September 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Since its founding in 1948, the Fifth Third Foundation has made education programs a key priority. In 2005, Fifth Third established its Scholarship Program to award one-time, $2,500 scholarships annually to children of Fifth Third employees for study at a college or university. This year’s scholarships total $62,500. Nearly 350 students have merited scholarships since 2005.

Fifth Third Appoints Michele Mullins Climate Risk Officer; Role Reflects Bank's Commitment to Managing Climate Change Risk

Press Release

CINCINNATI, September 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced the appointment of Michele Mullins as the Company’s first climate risk officer. The role expands Mullins’ duties as director of enterprise risk governance and business support, and reflects the Bank’s commitment to environmental sustainability leadership.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Communities


Fifth Third is committed to helping people achieve their best lives through responsible financial solutions that are right for individuals and the community. Experience has taught us that we are capable of improving lives and making generational, transformative impacts in the communities we serve.



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