CLEVELAND, Ohio – KeyBank is among Points of Light’s 50 Most Community-Driven Companies in the United States.
The Civic 50 Honorees show how businesses are using their time, skills and other resources to create social impact in their businesses and communities. Launched in 2012, the program selects winners based on four dimensions of their corporate citizenship and social impact programs: investment of resources, integration between business functions, institutionalization through policies and systems, and measures of impact.
KeyBank, the only company in northeast Ohio included, has been on the list for eight years. Points of Light also included national companies such as AT&T, Kellogg Co., and Wells Fargo.
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Since 2017, KeyBank has provided more than $ 1 billion to low to moderate income communities in Northeastern Ohio, as part of the company’s national community benefits plan, including mortgages. , small business and community development loans. Last year, the bank provided $ 15.9 million in philanthropy, including $ 708,000 to support individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19. KeyBank has also created a #KeyBankAssists program, which aims to donate $ 101,000 to individuals, businesses and nonprofits in Northeast Ohio.
“KeyBank’s work in the community is at the heart of our culture and a great source of pride for our teammates,” said Timothy Burke, President of KeyBank’s Northeast Ohio Market. “The past year has brought tremendous challenges to Northeast Ohio and the country as a whole. Our teammates have turned these challenges into opportunities to improve and further strengthen the way we are making a difference in Northeast Ohio. “
Points of Light CEO Natalye Paquin thanked Key.
“Points of Light believes that corporate leadership and commitment to civic engagement are essential to building communities,” Paquin said. “We thank KeyBank for its investment in the communities where they live and work and look forward to helping them leverage their time, talents and assets to effect transformational change. “