METLIFE ANNOUNCES GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL GOALS
Dhaka October 14, 2020
Over the next 10 years, MetLife has committed to reduce its location-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent from 2019 levels, originate $20 billion in new MetLife Investment Management (MIM)–managed green investments, and allocate $5 million to develop products and partnerships that drive climate solutions.
These are just three of the company’s 11 global 2030 Environmental Goals, which it announced recently.
MetLife also committed to plant 5 million trees (prioritizing areas vulnerable to natural disasters) and to maintain carbon neutrality annually across its global offices, fleet, and business travel, and MetLife Foundation committed to grant $10 million for environmental causes.
In addition, MetLife pledged to mobilize 100 of its suppliers to set their own GHG emissions reduction target by 2025.
“These global environmental commitments reflect our purpose as a company,” said Syed Hammadul Karim, General Manager, MetLife Bangladesh. “We are here to help our customers build a more confident future, and part of that has to be about using natural resources in a sustainable way and helping to address climate change.”
The 11 new goals aim to reduce the environmental impact of MetLife’s global operations and supply chain, while leveraging its investments, products, and services to help protect communities and drive innovative solutions.
For more information, please read MetLife’s new Global Environmental Policy and visit the company’s Sustainability website - www.metlife.com/sustainability/
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 markets globally and holds leading positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com
MetLife Bangladesh is the leading international life insurer in the country serving over a million customers in Bangladesh.
To learn more, please visit: www.metlife.com.bd