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.

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Do Bad Customer Relations and Good Business Go Hand-in-Hand?

Wells Fargo claims to put customers and communities first - but media reports from customers tell a different story. Is it good for…

Does BofA’s New $50 Billion Green Initiative Offset its Coal Projects?

Bank of America's new $50 billion environmental business initiative is very impressive comparing to other commitments that were made lately by financial institutes…
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Africa’s First Sustainable Biofuel Plant Opens in Mozambique

NDZiLO’s ethanol plant in the province of Dondo has a capacity to supply two million liters of cassava-based ethanol. The cassava will be…
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24,000 Bank of America Customers Petition for End of Political Donations

This morning a petition with over 75,000 signatures that urges the end of political campaign contributions will be delivered at Bank of America’s…
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Occupy Wall Street Goes Virtual, Targeting Apple through Petitions

Apple, a company that has fans like no other company, is facing now a public uproar with two petitions against the company that…
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Opposition Grows as Citizens United Turns Two

This week marks the second anniversary of the landmark Citizens United vs. Federal Election Committee decision in which the Supreme Court upheld the…
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AbleBanking: A New Bank the Big Ones Shouldn’t Ignore

Did you know Bank of America donated around $200 million last year to charitable causes? It sounds impressive, until you find out that…
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Bank of America – Now with “Fee” Checking!

Bank of America is the first of a number of banks looking to unveil a monthly debit card fee upon its' customers. This…
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Bank of America Gives $208 Million to Charity in 2010

The CSR reporting companies club is adding a new member. This is good news for the club because this is not just another…
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Bank of America Putting Billions into Solar

This deal is a really big deal. Bank of America announced an agreement this week with ProLogis, and NRG Energy and the US…
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Is One-way Corporate Responsibility Reporting Dead?

Last week I attended my first Ethical Corporation conference — their first Responsible Business Summit in New York.  Since most Ethical Corporation conferences are…

Bank of America Vows to Reduce GHG Emissions by 15 Percent

Bank of America announced yesterday that it has set a goal of reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 15 percent by 2015 based…
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BofA Has Domain Shopping Spree Ahead of WikiLeaks Round

Whatever you think about WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange, he is not going down–nor will he be extradited -quietly. The megalomaniac Internet activist has…
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Companies Show 14% Improvement in Climate Action in 2009

Climate Counts released its 3rd annual climate scorecard today, demonstrating that, you guessed it, Climate Counts for big companies. Across the board, the…
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Bank of America Knows Money Isn’t the Only Green That Matters

By Taylor Muckerman This past week, I ventured to New York City with some fellow finance MBA’s from the Smith School to visit…