American Life-the insurer will allocate $5 million to fight racial discrimination

Американский Life-страховщик направит $5 млн на борьбу с расовой дискриминацией

Fund insurance company life USA MetLife over the next three years will allocate $5 million for programs to promote racial equality and social justice, educational and business projects.

According to “Ukrstroy” with reference to press release of MetLife, first tranche of $1 million will be used for charities UNCF, supporting the black students in the United States.

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Another $250 thousand will be sent to the legal defense Fund and education (NAACP).

In addition, MetLife made annual in your Fund of $10 million through the MetLife Investment Management to support communities and small businesses.

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Earlier it was reported that the total value of the funds directed MetLife to help victims of the pandemic Covid-19, in excess of $250 million, and the portfolio of responsible investments is $58 billion.

To create an inclusive working environment, the company became the first insurer to join the Global coalition of innovative women, and the fifth year in a row, falls into the gender equality Index Bloomberg.

As noted, in Minneapolis riots broke out: people resented the death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd during the arrest. He was handcuffed, knocked to the ground and pressed his knee to the neck, although he shouted that he could not breathe.

The man died at the hospital. The protests began in other US cities, including Washington.