- MetLife (NYSE:MET) publishes 2010 Corporate Citizenship Report

The report highlights the Company's long-standing commitment to building a secure future for individuals & communities worldwide
Jun 3, 2011 9:36 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 3, 2011 - More than $44 million donated and making a positive impact in communities around the world

MetLife, a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, has released “Making a Positive Difference in Communities Around the World.” The 2010 Corporate Citizenship report highlights MetLife’s long-standing commitment to building a secure future for individuals and communities worldwide. MetLife is proud to work closely with organizations meeting the many challenges facing today’s global society. To read the full report, visit:

Highlights of the MetLife 2010 Corporate Citizenship Report include:

- More than $44.7 million in contributions supporting nonprofit organizations with a focus on empowering older adults, preparing young people and building livable communities;
- Celebrated 25 years awarding research grants in Alzheimer’s disease and expanded programming for healthy aging initiatives;
- Supported food banks across the U.S. to meet the growing demands for services due to the economic downturn;
- Increased access to postsecondary education by aligning the GED high school equivalency exam with standards for college readiness;
- Provided more than $8 million to cultural organizations to make the arts more accessible for people of all ages and backgrounds;
- MetLife associates helped build five new playgrounds, providing a fun and safe place for kids to play;
- Invested $915 million in renewable energy projects, including solar, wind and geothermal technologies;
- All 14 of MetLife’s U.S. owned and/or operated buildings are Energy Star certified, earning recognition by the Environmental Protection Agency as an Energy Star Leader;
- Ranked among the top 50 of the largest 500 companies in Newsweek magazine’s annual green issue, making MetLife the highest ranked insurer on the list.

Peggy Atherlay