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10/19/20 9:01 am EDT

Bank of America today announced a $22.1M investment in support of nonprofit leadership and sustainability through its Neighborhood Builders and Neighborhood Champions programs. The 142 awardees from across the U.S. are organizations leading the charge to address tough issues related to economic mobility – from workforce readiness and basic needs to broader community development solutions.

“We launched the Neighborhood Builders program in 2004 to invest in nonprofit leadership and drive more...

10/16/20 9:15 am EDT

Bank of America publicó hoy su informe de Gestión de capital humano de 2020, que ofrece la información más reciente y el progreso de su enfoque continuo en ser un excelente lugar de trabajo para sus más de 200,000 compañeros en todo el mundo.

Basado en el informe inaugural de la compañía sobre Gestión de capital humano el año pasado, el informe de 2020 detalla la variedad de programas y recursos, así como datos de las principales áreas de enfoque de Bank of America, que incluyen more...

10/16/20 9:14 am EDT

Bank of America today published its 2020 Human Capital Management Report, which provides the latest information and progress against its continued focus to be a great place to work for its more than 200,000 teammates around the world.

Building on the company’s inaugural Human Capital Management report last year, the 2020 report details the many programs and resources, as well as supporting data, across Bank of America’s primary focus areas including: being a diverse and more...

10/5/20 7:30 am EDT

On June 2, Bank of America made a $1 billion, four-year commitment to advance racial equality and economic opportunity. As part of that commitment, today the company is announcing it has now completed seven equity investments in minority depository institutions (MDIs) and community development financial institution (CDFI) banks.

Bank of America has acquired approximately 4.9% of common equity in each more...

10/5/20 11:00 am EDT

The 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Virtual Experience kicks off today, bringing the spirit of the Chicago Marathon to runners around the world. This free experience encourages everyone to get involved, from running and sharing their story, to cheering on others and giving back by volunteering in their local community or to donating to a cause. The week-long celebration will culminate on Sunday, October 11, what would have been the 43rd running of the iconic event.

“This week launches a new and unexpected chapter in the history of our event,” said Carey Pinkowski, more...

9/25/20 10:30 am EDT

Bank of America announced today the issuance of a $2 billion Equality Progress Sustainability Bond designed to advance racial equality, economic opportunity and environmental sustainability, the first offering of its kind in the financial services industry.

The transaction also represents the first sustainability bond issued by a U.S. bank holding company where the social portion of the use of proceeds will be dedicated to financial empowerment of Black and Hispanic-Latino communities.

This is Bank of America’s eighth environmental, social and governance (ESG)-themed more...

9/24/20 2:00 pm EDT

The Sphinx Organization in partnership with Bank of America, announced today that it will premiere Lift Ev’ry Voice, a free online gala and concert on Thursday, October 15, at 7 p.m. EST. The virtual event will feature Sphinx artists, alumni, students, and special guests. All are welcome to tune in to watch the concert for free in a number of ways, including the Sphinx Organization’s website and Facebook more...

9/22/20 8:15 am EDT

The World Economic Forum today released a set of universal environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics and disclosures to measure stakeholder capitalism that companies can report on regardless of their industry or region. Organized around the pillars of principles of governance, planet, people and prosperity, the identified metrics and disclosures align existing standards, enabling companies to collectively report non-financial disclosures. 

Announced at the fourth annual Sustainable more...

9/21/20 3:30 pm EDT

For the fourth year, Fortune has recognized Bank of America on its “Change the World” list for the company’s leadership and long-standing support of community development financial institutions (CDFIs), and for the impact of the additional financing it channeled through that network as part of the more...

9/21/20 11:00 am EDT

Speaking today at Climate Week 2020, HRH The Prince of Wales launched RE:TV, a new platform to showcase solutions working to accelerate a more sustainable future.

RE:TV will champion inspiring solutions from around the world. With content curated by The Prince of Wales, viewers will be able to explore content in five defined sub-channels: Re:Imagine, Re:Design, Re:Balance, Re:Invigorate, and Re:Invest.

At launch, a selection of more than a dozen short films and articles will be available at re-tv. more...

9/8/20 9:08 am EDT

On June 2, Bank of America made a $1 billion, four-year commitment to advance racial equality and economic opportunity. Today, the company is announcing its initial progress by directing one-third, or $300 million, of its $1 billion commitment to four key areas across 91 U.S. markets and globally: $25 million in support of jobs initiatives in Black and Hispanic/Latino communities, $25 million in support of community outreach and initiatives, $50 more...

9/3/20 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America has named David Cornell as Albany/Hudson Valley market president. Cornell succeeds Market President Jennifer L. MacPhee, who recently retired after nearly 20 years with Bank of America. 

As market president, Cornell will be responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered through our eight lines of business to companies, families and individuals across the Capital and Hudson Valley Regions. He will also lead the effort to deploy Bank of America’s more...

9/1/20 10:00 am EDT

Grant proposals are now being accepted for the 2021 Bank of America Art Conservation Project. Nonprofit cultural institutions with artwork requiring much-needed conservation are welcome and encouraged to apply at www.bankofamerica.com/artconservation. All proposals must be submitted before Monday, November 30 to be eligible for funding in 2021.

The Bank of America Art Conservation Project provides grants to nonprofit museums throughout the world to conserve historically or culturally significant works of art that are more...

8/28/20 10:55 am EDT

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant over two years to support a Boys & Girls Clubs of America tutoring program for youth ages 6 to 18 in 10 communities across the country. The initiative is an extension of Project Learn, a program that reinforces the academic enrichment and school engagement of young people during the time they spend at the clubs.

Ten Boys & Girls Clubs predominantly serving youth of color will receive a $25,000 to start or enhance a virtual and/ more...

8/20/20 9:05 am EDT

Bank of America colaborará con Athena Alliance, una comunidad digital de mujeres ejecutivas de alto nivel, para diversificar su base de membresías y destinará $100,000 al nuevo Fondo de acceso a becas de Athena. El aporte de los fondos del banco tendrá como objetivo específico aumentar el número de mujeres hispanas y afroamericanas en Athena, ayudándolas a avanzar en sus carreras.

“Para superar de manera efectiva los more...

8/20/20 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America is partnering with Athena Alliance, the digital community of top executive women, to diversify its membership base and committing $100,000 to Athena’s newly formed Access Fellowship Fund. The bank’s funding will be specifically aimed at increasing the number of women of color into Athena, helping to more...

8/18/20 9:00 am EDT

Bank of America has named Ted Janicki as Buffalo market president. Janicki succeeds Market President Kevin Murphy, who recently retired after more than 30 years with Bank of America. 

As market president, Janicki will be responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered through our eight lines of business to companies, families and individuals across Erie and Niagara counties. He will also lead the effort to deploy Bank of America’s resources to address social concerns, strengthen economic more...

8/4/20 9:01 am EDT

As the events of 2020 continue to impact personal finances, Bank of America’s Better Money Habits® is hosting two virtual events on Vox.com aimed at providing young adults financial advice and guidance, and helping them to regain confidence in their financial futures.

The two-part “Money Talks” series, created in response to consumers’ most pressing questions about managing money in this unique time, will be fueled by audience questions, advice from financial specialists, and first-hand experiences. The programs will more...

7/29/20 3:45 pm EDT

The Charlotte Hornets, in partnership with Bank of America, have expanded their annual Day of Service to be the first Week of Service. The Week of Service, which will take place from Monday, August 3 to Friday, August 7, will see the two organizations team with local Black-owned restaurants to provide 2,020 meals to health care and essential workers, and others in need in our community.

At various times during the week, meals will be served to health care workers at several Novant Health locations, to individuals in need in local shelters, and to essential workers at select Food more...