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Investing in Communities: KeyBank Exceeds Community Benefits Plan Financial Commitments

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In 2021, Key proudly concluded our groundbreaking five-year, $16.5 billion National Community Benefits Plan. Over the course of the plan period, we provided more than $26.5 billion in lending and investments to communities across America, exceeding the aggregate financial commitments of the plan.

Fifth Third Bank Expands Early Pay to Gig Workers and Beyond

No matter how customers make their money, Fifth Third helps them get it faster
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CINCINNATI, May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, is focused on making sure its customers have fast access to their money, regardless of how they get paid. Today, the Bank announced it has expanded its Early Pay®1 to include income received from gig work as well as some forms of government and retirement benefits, allowing customers access to their paychecks up to two days early.

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Returns to the World Economic Forum in Davos With a Message of Inclusion and Belonging

The Washington-based organization will deliver thought leadership on multiple perimeter panels and sessions in Davos while calling for greater Hispanic inclusion in Corporate America
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WASHINGTON, May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) will once again bring its message of The Power of Hispanic Inclusion™ to the world stage with its participation in the 2022 World Economic Forum events perimeter meetings in Davos, Switzerland. The global gathering takes place May 22-26, 2022. The World Economic Forum brings together thousands of global leaders to address the many challenges facing our societies.

Zeidler Group Expands ESG Services Division With the Launch of New SFDR Disclosures Tool and EET Solution

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LONDON, May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The technology-driven law firm and compliance provider, Zeidler Group, announced today the launch of its SFDR disclosures tool and EET solution as part of its ESG Services Division. Developed to ease the challenge of keeping pace with sustainable finance requirements asset managers continuously face, the digital solutions help to streamline and simplify ESG obligations.

The Future of Company Reporting is Integrated

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Next week, business, political, and social leaders will meet at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos against the backdrop of unprecedented global challenges, including climate change.

SIZA Applies for SSCI Benchmarking

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PARIS, May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmarking application from SIZA, the first step in earning SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope as well as the Primary Production scope.

KeyBank Continues Support for Columbus-Based Affordable Housing Program, Move To PROSPER

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This month ten Central Ohio families graduated from an affordable housing program with a new outlook on life. All ten single-female-headed households took part in Move to PROPSER’s pilot program, which launched in August of 2018. The mission of MTP’s pilot program was to improve life outcomes for children and their families by creating opportunities for residential and financial stability.

Camco Clean Energy Teams Up With Energy Peace Partners to Support Renewable Energy Development in Vulnerable African States

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Climate and impact fund manager Camco Clean Energy has partnered with Energy Peace Partners to manage the Peace Renewable Energy Credit (P-REC) Aggregation Fund to expand renewable energy investment in fragile states in Sub-Saharan Africa.

A Guide to Creating Your ESG Action Plan

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With Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) becoming increasingly relevant in the business landscape, many are feeling the pressure to take action.

The High Cost of Climate Inaction

WSP USA’s Stacy Swann and Darius Nassiry explain why investment in adaptation and resilience technologies today is critical to handling future climate impacts.
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by Stacy Swann WSP USA Executive Vice President; Founder/CEO, Climate Finance Advisors and Darius Nassiry WSP USA Director, Climate Finance

For decades, scientists have studied the risks of increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on the earth’s climate. The signals of early-stage climate change are becoming unmistakably visible. Extreme weather events increasingly point to a future that will be more dangerous than the climate that has so far underpinned human progress.

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