Bank of America: CSR & Sustainability News

Bank of America Corporation, an American multinational banking and financial services corporation, is the second largest bank holding company in the United States by assets, and the fourth largest bank in the U.S. by market capitalization. The bank is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bank of America serves clients in more than 150 countries and has a relationship with 99% of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83% of the Fortune Global 500.

Bank of America Pledges $40 Million to Youth Employment

On Tuesday, Bank of America pledged $40 million to support youth-development initiatives like summer internships, skills trainings and leadership programs.

Study: Big Banks Pour Billions Into ‘Extreme’ Fossil Fuels

The world’s largest banks are the bankers to fossil fuel companies, providing them with hundreds of billions of dollars, a recent report finds.…

3p Weekend: 8 Companies Going All-In on Ocean Conservation

From startups founded with conservation at their core to leading companies making oceans a CSR focus, this week we tip our hats to…

Big-Time Companies Hop Aboard the Climate Pledge

Thirteen well-known companies have signed President Barack Obama’s climate pledge, each promising to tackle environmental issues in its particular field. Here are their…

Are Your Investment Advisor’s Fees Going to Coal Mining?

Many of those big investment firms offering you free golf balls and “unbiased” advice are also lending millions, if not billions, to the…

Wells Fargo & Bank of America Launch $1M Water Grant Programs

Bank of America and Wells Fargo each announced US$1 million grants to NGOs that fund water innovation projects worldwide.

16 Organizations Recognized as U.S. Climate Action Leaders

BoA, Chevrolet, Clorox, the city of San Francisco and Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch were among the recipients of the EPA's 2015 Climate Leadership…

3p Weekend: The Best (Cause Marketing) Super Bowl Ads of All Time

before we turn on our TVs this Sunday, let's take a moment to recognize companies that used their million-dollar ad spots for something…

Five Years Later: Has There Been Sustainable Change in the Financial Services Sector?

After the dust settled on the financial crisis, governments, advocacy groups and other stakeholders began to focus intensely on creating a more responsible…

Is Post-Financial Crisis CSR For Real?: Exclusive Interview at BSR ’14

TriplePundit sat down with Andrew Plepler, global corporate social responsibility executive for Bank of America, at BSR '14 to find out what has…

A West Coast Perspective On Sustainability

Sustainability consultant Andrew Wilson of Corporate Citizenship finds that businesses in San Francisco are ahead of the curve when it comes to corporate…

Is Walgreens a Sustainable Company Given Its New Tax Avoidance Strategy?

Walgreens is now considering moving the company’s headquarters to Switzerland to lower its tax bill. How does this jive with the company's sustainability…

Climate Week 2013: Creating a Clear, Powerful Agenda in a Pre-COP 2015 Environment

At the NYC Climate Week Opening Ceremony, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim emphasized that action has been too small in responding to…

5 Traits Essential for Sustainability Leadership

Sustainability as a career field is beginning to mature. We asked 10 employers: what skills does today’s sustainability manager require to be successful?

Affinity Credit Cards: Do They Make an Impact?

Affinity cards are offered through partnerships between major banks and nonprofit organizations. Every time you make a purchase with your affinity credit card,…