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NEW YORK — (BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 7, 2020–Equitable, a major financial services company and principal franchisee of Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE EQH ), today released its first environmental, socio and governance (ESG ) report. This report details Equitable’s vision of ESG as a force for good, and its desire to address the challenges facing its clients, employees, communities, and society. The report outlines Equitable’s ongoing efforts in harnessing its “big systems”, which are the areas of the business that can create large-scale, positive impacts – to make a lasting impact in the communities where it operates and the people who live and work there. Mark Pearson, Equitable’s CEO, stated that “delivering exceptional business performance and doing something good for society are our unifying ambitions.” “Our mission as an organization has never been more important. With the publication of our ESG Report, we are reaffirming our commitment to being a force in good by helping to tackle the problems we face today.” “The report highlights Equitable’s progress to date on its ESG program, including:Offering its first sustainable financing issuance to fund environmental and social projects aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, reinforcing the company’s commitment to reducing inequalities and fostering healthier and more vibrant communitiesLeading the founding of the Coalition for Equity in Wholesaling, a consortium of insurance companies and other organizations dedicated to increasing the hiring, retention and career advancement of diverse wholesalers in the financial service industryJoining AllianceBernstein as a signatory to The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)Forming the CEO Taskforce to Advance Racial Equity to improve representation and advancement of Black Equitable employees and Equitable Advisors financial professionalsEnhancing its flagship scholarship program, Equitable Excellence, to help address inequities in college affordability and college access; since inception, Equitable Foundation has awarded more than $30 million in scholarships to more than 6,800 students nationwideEquitable continues to invest considerable resources in the holistic well-being of its employees and financial professionals, including training in adaptive leadership, advanced career modelling and building the skills of the future. Equitable created the Innovation and Design Office in 2019 to improve the company’s ability to deliver value to clients, attract top talent, and grow through innovation. The company launched a unique enterprise-wide transformation program called New Ways of Working to improve innovation, efficiency, client satisfaction, employee engagement, and create a more agile and customer-centric company. Equitable has invested approximately 35,000 hours in training employees on design-thinking and agile methodologies. iEquitable’s ESG disclosures and report were prepared in accordance with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, (SASB), and the Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures, (TCFD). EquitableEquitable, a principal affiliate of Equitable Holdings, Inc. (NYSE EQH), has been America’s most trusted financial services provider since 1859. Equitable offers advice, protection, and retirement strategies to individuals and families. Equitable employs more than 8,000 people and Equitable Advisors financial specialists and serves 2.8 millions clients across the United States. For more information, please visit equitable.com. Equitable is the brand name of Equitable Holdings, Inc.’s retirement and protection subsidiaries, Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company of America (NY, NY), Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company of America of America (Equitable America), a AZ stock company whose main administrative headquarters are in Jersey City, NJ and Equitable Distributors, LLC. Equitable Advisors, LLC is Equitable Financial Advisors in MI, TN. GE-3940520.1(12/21)(exp.12/23)i Current as of 9/30/21View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211207005975/en/CONTACT: Investor RelationsIsil Muderrisoglu(212) 314-2476IR@equitable.comMedia RelationsTodd Williamson(212) email@example.comKEYWORD: NEW YORK UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICAINDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES INSURANCE ENVIRONMENT FINANCESOURCE: EquitableCopyright Business Wire 2021.PUB: 12/07/2021 04:06 PM/DISC: 12/07/2021 04:06 PMhttp://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211207005975/en
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