MetLife to Reduce Emissions by 30 Percent and Originate $20 Billion of New Green Investments by 2030

Over the next 10 years, MetLife, Inc. has committed to reduce its location-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent from 2019 levels, originate $20 billion in new MetLife Investment Management (MIM)–managed green investments, and allocate $5 million to develop products and partnerships that drive climate solutions. Those are just three of the company’s 11 2030 Environmental Goals, which it announced today. MetLife also committed to plant 5 million trees (prioritizing areas vulnerable to natural disasters) and to maintain carbon neutrality annually across its global offices, fleet, and business travel,…

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1 In 4 Gen Z Employees Have Sought Mental Health Help Since Beginning Of Pandemic – Marketing in the time of Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the professional and personal lives of millions of U.S. employees, causing a significant portion to seek help for their mental health. According to a new report from MetLife’s 18th annual U.S. Employee Benefits Trends Study, Gen Z employees were three times more likely than all other employees to have sought professional help for stress, burnout or other mental health reasons since the beginning of the pandemic. Contributing to workers’ mental health concerns is virtual fatigue, with work and personal lives often reduced to screen-to-screen interactions…

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MetLife Releases Annual Sustainability Report

In its annual Sustainability Report,  MetLife disclosed that the total value of the COVID-19 relief and support the company and MetLife Foundation have provided comes to more than a quarter of a billion dollars. In another key development, the report highlighted how MetLife grew its portfolio of Responsible Investments under management by more than 10 percent year over year, from more than $52 billion in 2018 to more than $58 billion in 2019.   “MetLife works every day to build a more sustainable world,” said MetLife President and CEO Michel Khalaf.…

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