Fifth Third Bank Launches Collaborative Initiative to Assist Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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CINCINNATI, December 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has announced the launch of the Greater Cincinnati COVID-19 Small Business Response and Recovery Initiative to ensure the success of small businesses in Hamilton County. The Initiative will provide small businesses of 25 or fewer employees (with an emphasis on small businesses with five or fewer employees) in low-to-moderate income communities that have been impacted by the pandemic with advice and pathways to accessing capital, via the Initiative’s loan and grant programs.

Fifth Third Bank Announces $2.8 Billion Investment to Accelerate Racial Equity, Equality and Inclusion

Bank introduces innovative neighborhood fund as part of equality plans
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CINCINNATI, December 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association today announced a $2.8 billion commitment that will provide $2.2 billion in lending, $500 million in investments, $60 million in financial accessibility and $40 million in philanthropy as part of its Executive Diversity Leadership Council’s Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity and Inclusion initiative. The initiative is part of the Bank’s ongoing commitment to inclusion and diversity, which is focused on creating equitable outcomes for all.

Fifth Third Bank to Present at Emerge Conference, Inclusion and Advocacy: Closing the Wealth Gap

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Representatives of Fifth Third Bank and the National Urban League will present at a virtual Emerge Conference, Inclusion and Advocacy: Closing the Wealth Gap, on Dec. 3. The organizations will discuss their efforts to remove barriers to equity, and how Fifth Third is working to close the income gap through innovative financial empowerment tools to improve financial health for all.

Speakers are:

Kala Gibson, Chief Enterprise Corporate Responsibility Officer, Head of Business Banking, Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bank Names Executive Vice President Kala Gibson Chief Enterprise Corporate Responsibility Officer & Head of Business Banking

Affirms Community & Economic Development Leaders
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CINCINNATI, December 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fifth Third Bank, National Association today announced that Executive Vice President Kala Gibson has been named chief enterprise corporate responsibility officer & head of Business Banking. His role is expanding to include responsibility for Community and Economic Development.

Fifth Third's Military Business Resource Groups Celebrate Veterans Day


Fifth Third Bank actively promotes inclusion and diversity with eight virtual Enterprise Business Resource Groups led by Enterprise committee executives and nearly 70 regional business resource groups overseen by inclusion councils in each of the Bank’s 13 regions. More than 3,800 employees take part in the in-person regional BRGs.

All of Fifth Third’s BRGs are focused on 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.

Fifth Third Celebrates Successful Commitment with the Community

By Greg D. Carmichael, Chairman and CEO at Fifth Third Bank
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On October 29, we gathered over 1,300 community partners and friends for a virtual celebration of Fifth Third Bank’s Community Commitment.

Fifth Third ESG Report: Awards & Accolades

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As reported in Fifth Third’s 2019 Environmental, Social and Governance Report, Fifth Third has received numerous economic, environmental, social and governance awards. Among them are:

American Heart Association Recognizes Fifth Third Bank With Gold for Workplace Health Achievement

Scientific, evidenced-based instrument rates and recognizes workplace health programs and workforce heart health
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CINCINNATI, November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The results of the American Heart Association 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced and Fifth Third Bank achieved national gold recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace. Fifth Third is one of 776 organizations that completed the Index assessment this year, evaluating the time period of July 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020.

Fifth Third Bank Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month


October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a campaign that raises awareness about employment for people with disabilities and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. 

This year is the nation’s 75th observance of NDEAM, which is administered by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy. The observance culminates the department’s commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

ICYMI: Fifth Third Publishes ESG Report

Inaugural ESG Report defines Fifth Third’s ESG focus and affirms commitment to customers, communities, employees, shareholders and regulators
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CINCINNATI, October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bancorp (Nasdaq: FITB) today published its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance Report, which highlights how the Bank generates long-term sustainable value for all of its stakeholders, including robust support for small businesses and the communities it serves through the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.


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