2018 CSR Report

BNY Mellon uses our resources and expertise to create positive social impact.
Explore our stories and outcomes across four global trends.

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Our Positive Impact

A stronger society means a stronger BNY Mellon. We are thinking long-term and using our reach and market influence to create a positive impact on our clients, our employees and people around the world.

Global Trends Transforming the Future

In our globalized world, societal and environmental shifts can have far-reaching effects, continually reshaping the future and presenting exciting new opportunities for our business and stakeholders. We monitor these global trends and allocate resources to where we can have the greatest impact around the world. In 2018, four trends influenced our focus.



Responsible Growth

We contribute to sustainable growth that protects healthy markets and builds equitable economies.


$115.6

BILLION

Manage $115.6 billion in responsible investment assets1

95

PERCENT

Serve 95% of the top 100 investment managers, upholding our standing as a trusted partner

945

AFFORDABLE HOMES

Financed development of 945 affordable housing units in 20182

1 Includes assets classified as responsible investment, which includes exclusionary screening, positive ESG screening, ESG thematic, impact and ESG integrated assets under management (AUM) as of December 31, 2018.

2 Through Low Income Housing Tax Credit investments only.

Responsible Economic Growth

Risk Champions Drive Risk Culture

We play a vital role in maintaining strong, stable financial markets – and our employees are creatively embedding risk management into our culture.

Responsible Economic Growth

Competitive Spirit Spurs Innovation

We converged over two days and across time zones to develop unique data visualization tools to help investors better understand ESG risk.



Gender Equality

We’re committed to elevating women in business and society, which improves lives, families, communities and economies.


4

CONSECUTIVE YEARS

Included in Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for 4 consecutive years

25

PERCENT

25% of our Board of Directors are women

41

PERCENT

Women comprise 41% of our global workforce

Gender Equality

Corporate Trust Works for Women

Gender equality is a precondition for global development. Our Corporate Trust business advances gender equality – within our walls and beyond.

Gender Equality

Bringing Leaders Back to Work

Discover how we are enabling senior-level women to re-enter to the workforce after taking time away to care for children or parents.



The Future of Work

We’re adapting for tomorrow’s work environments, which will be more digital, inclusive and fulfilling.


1 in 4

EMPLOYEES

1 in 4 employees belongs to employee or business resource groups, driving inclusion and leveraging diversity to help achieve company objectives

16

WEEKS

Provide 16 weeks paid parental leave for U.S. employees3

700K

HOURS

Deliver 700,000 learning hours to employees annually

3 Effective January 2019.

The Future of Work

Steadfast Support for Transgender Colleagues

Ninety percent of transgender people have experienced harassment, mistreatment or discrimination at work. We’re making sure working at BNY Mellon is different.

The Future of Work

Cultivating Future Cyberdefenders

There’s a shortfall of cybersecurity professionals globally, so we’re helping introduce kids to STEM early – and inspiring innovation along the way.



Climate Action

We act on climate change, spurring new investments for clients and enhancing our own business resiliency.


44

GREEN BONDS ADMINISTERED

Administered 44 green bonds representing $24.1 billion in issuance volume

0

NET CARBON EMISSIONS

Maintain 0 net carbon emissions since 2015 through renewable energy credits, carbon offsets and reduced emissions4

42

MILLION KWHS

42 million kWh saved in 2018, enough to power more than 4,000 homes in the U.S. for one year5

4 For Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions including our data centers, as well as Scope 3 business travel emissions.

5 Calculation based on average annual electricity consumption for a U.S. residential utility customer in 2017, as reported by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Climate Action

Farmland Fund Gets Green Recognition

Learn more about how Insight’s Global Farmland Fund became certified for its role in highlighting sustainability in the agriculture sector.

Climate Action

Giving Forests New Life

Healthy forests are crucial to fighting climate change. Read about our success in reducing our reliance on paper and supporting our Carbon Neutral status.



About Our Reporting

Learn more about our CSR strategy and download our 2018 CSR Report and CSR Overview.


Our CSR Strategy

We target our resources and expertise where they can have the biggest impact, focusing our CSR efforts on three pillars: Our Markets, Our People and Our World.

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CSR Overview

Our CSR Overview features stories of our impact on four global trends: responsible growth, gender equality, the future of work and climate action.

DOWNLOAD CSR OVERVIEW (PDF - 2.1 MB)

2018 CSR Report

Our 2018 CSR Report details our CSR strategy, programs and performance, prepared according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

DOWNLOAD CSR REPORT (PDF - 1.2 MB)

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Daisey Holmes
Global Head, Philanthropy & Corporate Social Responsibility
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