DECEMBER 8, 2021
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation ("BNY Mellon") announced today that it has been named to the CDP Climate Change 'A-List' for the ninth consecutive year. The prestigious list recognizes exceptional leadership in corporate sustainability.
BNY Mellon secured a place on the ‘A-List' for its actions to reduce emissions, mitigate climate risks, and develop new and thoughtful climate-related initiatives. BNY Mellon is one of two U.S.-based financial services companies that earned the 'A' grade from CDP and is the only U.S.-based financial institution to earn this ranking from CDP for nine consecutive years.
Global environmental non-profit CDP's annual environmental disclosure and scoring process is widely recognized as the gold standard of corporate environmental transparency. This year, a record-breaking 13,000 companies responded to the climate change questionnaire, and BNY Mellon was one of 200 high-performing companies that made the list.
"We are proud once again to be included on the CDP Climate 'A-List' along with other companies working to lead the transition to a green economy and environmentally responsible industry," says Jolen Anderson, Global Head of Human Resources, BNY Mellon and ESG Executive Co-Sponsor. "Embedding an ESG lens in the way we conduct business provides us with a competitive advantage. As part of our Purpose Driven Growth Agenda, we continue to amplify our positive impact in the world and enable our clients to do the same. When we consider how ESG topics affect our business, it helps us better operate sustainably and responsibly, and better respond to the needs of our stakeholders, such as supporting clients in meeting their ESG goals."
"Leadership from the private sector is essential for securing global ambitions for a net-zero, nature positive, and equitable world. Our A-List celebrates those companies who are preparing themselves to excel in the economy of the future by taking action today," said Paul Simpson, CEO of CDP.
See CDP's full A-List for other companies joining BNY Mellon in combating climate change.
See BNY Mellon’s latest 2020 Enterprise ESG Report, Putting the Future FirstSM
ABOUT BNY MELLON
BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment and wealth management and investment services in 35 countries. As of Sept. 30, 2021, BNY Mellon had $45.3 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $2.3 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.
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