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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“The employees arriving on our doorsteps…expect us to take seriously our responsibility to create a better world.”

Gerald L. Hassell
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Gerald Hassell

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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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OUR THINKING

SEC Proposes Mutual Fund Rules Related to Liquidity Risk

Charles Hawkins reviews a proposed rule which would require mutual funds to establish and operate a board-approved liquidity risk program if the rule is adopted as proposed.

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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
NEWS

On the Importance of Restoring Trust in Financial Services

EMEA Chairman Michael Cole-Fontayn argues that, while the industry has taken many steps to change behaviors, “we have to do more to translate our efforts into a positive change in the public’s perception of our industry.”

Michael Cole-Fontayn
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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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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NEWS

Matt Wells: On the Value of Having a Mentor

Not even the likes of Apple’s Steve Jobs, Google’s Larry Page and BNY Mellon’s CEO, Gerald Hassell, reached the pinnacle of their professions without help, advice and support from time-to-time.

Matt Wells
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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OUR THINKING

Social Finance at Scale: Creating Value for Investors

In 2015, we endeavored to discover why social finance hasn’t scaled in the past and what is needed to extend and broaden its recent growth.

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CASE STUDY

Invested In: Marinus Analytics

See how BNY Mellon’s impact investment through UpPrize is furthering one company’s ability to use data to help law enforcement combat human trafficking.

NEWS

Mellon Capital Unveils Case Study on Creation of its Carbon Efficiency Strategy

The strategy was created by McKnight, Mellon Capital, BNY Mellon, Mercer and Imprint Capital to offer investors a lower-carbon solution to equity investing, while fulfilling their fiduciary responsibility.

 

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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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