Submitted by MetLife, Inc.
NEW YORK, November 18, 2021 /CSRwire/ - MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that, for the sixth year in a row, the company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, in recognition of its commitment to sustainable business practices.
The Index is a widely recognized standard for measuring corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) progress across industries. DJSI North America recognizes the top 20% sustainability performers among the 600 largest U.S. and Canadian companies. MetLife was one of only seven insurers to make the list.
“Sustainability is central to how we run MetLife and drives our commitment to advancing gender and racial equity, addressing climate change, and expanding economic opportunity,” said MetLife President and CEO Michel Khalaf. “Guided by our purpose, we’re deploying all of our resources – our people, products, investments, and giving – to create a more confident future for our stakeholders.”
MetLife’s recognition by DJSI builds on a number of recent sustainability milestones:
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.
The forward-looking statements in this news release, such as “committed to,” “commitment,” “will,” and “2030” are based on assumptions and expectations that involve risks and uncertainties, including the “Risk Factors” MetLife, Inc. describes in its U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings. MetLife’s future results could differ, and it has no obligation to correct or update any of these statements.
MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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