Social Responsibility

At BNY Mellon, Corporate Social Responsibility is at the core of our business strategy. As an engine for the financial markets, we help drive global growth and prosperity, improving lives through investing.

We've Launched our 2015 CSR Report

In our latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, we unveil our ambitious long-term CSR goals and highlight the many ways that we’re improving lives around the world. Our global CSR strategy focuses on three areas most important to our business and our stakeholders – Market Integrity, Our People and Our World. Read about our achievements.

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Learn About Our Role in the World

The world’s financial markets are critical to driving global growth and prosperity. That’s why we do our part to promote a trusted, resilient financial ecosystem that delivers safety, soundness and value for all. Learn about the ways that we are improving lives through investing.

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“Collectively, our industry must promote a trusted, transparent financial ecosystem that delivers safety, soundness and value for all.”

Karen Peetz
President

Karen Peetz

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Market Integrity

Market Integrity

We contribute to stable, efficient and resilient financial markets that help nations, businesses and individuals prosper. It is one of our greatest responsibilities.

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NEWS

What Role Does Diversity Play in Risk Management?

To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, BNY Mellon cohosted a panel discussion on leadership, diversity and risk management in the highly regulated and complex financial services industry.

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OUR THINKING

Securities Finance: Regulatory Update, June 2016

At our annual Securities Finance Regulatory Update, topics included the current regulatory climate and the impact of regulation on securities finance. Regulators worldwide are focusing on systemic risk and financial stability across firms, products and services. 

Michael Cole-Fontayn
CASE STUDY

How BNY Mellon Reduced Credit Risk in the Market

BNY Mellon developed a new technology infrastructure that fully automated clearing and settlement of repo transactions. Over four years, we managed a 97 percent reduction in the amount of intraday secured credit, from about $1.4 trillion to around $28 billion.

Brian Ruane
ACHIEVEMENTS

Strong Risk Management is Embedded in Our Culture

96% of employees report that they are aware of the key risks relevant to their work.

96 percent of employees are aware of key risk issues of their work

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Our People

Our People

Our culture is inclusive and collaborative, and we provide unique opportunities for our employees to learn, grow and take charge of their careers.

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BNY Mellon Interns Explore Careers with Profit and Purpose

Through the BNY Mellon Social Impact Internship Program, 23 students from The City College of New York were matched with paid internships with nonprofits and social enterprises throughout New York City.

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OUR THINKING

Targeting Desired Retirement Outcomes for Women

This paper looks at the challenges that American women face in saving for retirement. It presents principles for successfully achieving targeted outcomes, designing budgets, prioritizing goals and investing with purpose for a more secure retirement.

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CASE STUDY

Advancing LGBTQA Equality

PRISM is BNY Mellon’s award-winning resource group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and ally (LGBTQA) employees. It is leading the way in advancing LGBTQA equality and helping BNY Mellon clients make similar progress.

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ACHIEVEMENTS

We Delivered 1.1 Million Learning Hours in 2015

 

1.1 million learning hours in 2015

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Our World

Our World

We use our expertise, skills and resources to contribute solutions to our world’s biggest challenges and empower others to do the same.

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NEWS

Manchester Employees Spin to New York — and Beyond

Employees from BNY Mellon’s Manchester offices in the UK set themselves a bold challenge ― to cycle the distance from Manchester to New York in 24 hours and raise money for their charity partners.

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OUR THINKING

Nuclear Power: Is the Future Bright?

Nuclear energy, with nearly zero-greenhouse gas emissions and its reliability, is advocated by many as a critical tool in the arsenal to combat climate change.

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CASE STUDY

Partnership for a Carbon Efficiency Strategy

Lessons learned during the 10-month development of the Carbon Efficiency Strategy, a joint venture between MCM and the McKnight Foundation, offering carbon-conscious investors a way to invest in companies whose practices could reduce carbon emissions.

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ACHIEVEMENTS

We are Carbon Neutral

After reducing our Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 42% since 2008, excluding datacenters, we matched our remaining emissions with the purchase of carbon offsets and renewable energy products.

Carbon Neutral

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Jyoti Chopra

If you have a question or feedback on our CSR performance, we want to hear from you.

Jyoti Chopra
Head of Global Citizenship and Sustainability
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