2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

BNY Mellon supports sustainable growth for people, societies and the planet.

Global Trends

Understanding trends leads to ideas, solutions and positive change.

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Trends Shaping Our World

Shifts in the world’s economic, societal and environmental landscape are redefining the future. See the impact of rapid technology advancements, interdependent global markets, gender equality, changing workforce dynamics and climate change—trends that affect how we live and work.

Regional Stories

In our more than 230 years of existence, change has been a constant. We are leading and managing change and finding solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

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Accelerating Technology

Girls Go Tech in Hong Kong

A technology career could provide a bright future for underprivileged girls in Hong Kong. BNY Mellon and The Women’s Foundation help open the door.

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Accelerating Technology

Communities with Technology

BNY Mellon India helped the Cancer Institute build a medical records system to support doctors and researchers looking for more effective treatments.

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GLOBALIZED MARKETS

ESG Landscape: The Issuer’s View

Helping issuers better manage environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and communicate more effectively to investors.

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GENDER EQUALITY

Investing in the Power of Women

Womenomics is a secular investment opportunity in Japan that invests in women’s economic empowerment. The lead portfolio manager explains.

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CHANGING WORKFORCE

Technology Enables Success

In 2017, BNY Mellon helped support technology skills training for disadvantaged, disabled students in Japan.

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CHANGING WORKFORCE

Enhancing India’s Workplace Culture

BNY Mellon India finds creative ways to meet its workforce’s changing needs and engage them for better business results.

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CLIMATE CHANGE

Cat Bonds Bridge the Protection Gap

Catastrophe (CAT) bonds are both a disaster risk mitigation tool and vehicle for potentially attractive rates of return, fueling recent popularity.

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CLIMATE CHAGNE

Taming Floodwaters in India

Extreme weather can devastate communities that rely on farming. BNY Mellon India helped four flood-prone villages turn the risk into opportunity.

About Our Reporting

 


Our CSR Strategy

Our CSR strategy and business strategy are aligned to deliver the greatest possible positive impact for society. Through solutions and actions, we use our resources for the good of the economy, our people, our communities and the environment.

MORE ABOUT OUR CSR STRATEGY

Download Our Overview

Our 2017 CSR Overview highlights BNY Mellon activities and our positive impact on global trends affecting our stakeholders, communities, societies and the planet.

READ 2017 CSR OVERVIEW (PDF - 1.4 MB)

Download Our CSR Report

We report our CSR activities using the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) framework, the world’s most widely used sustainability reporting framework. We prepared the report according to GRI G4.

READ 2017 CSR REPORT (PDF - 5.4 MB)

Heidi DuBois
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Heidi DuBois
Global Head, Philanthropy & Corporate Social Responsibility
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