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Asia Pacific

Our community investments are focused on creating opportunities for individuals and communities to build a better economic future.

Building on our momentum in Asia Pacific

With a presence in Asia Pacific for more than 60 years, Bank of America Merrill Lynch combines local knowledge and global expertise to offer market-leading products and services across Global Banking and Markets. In Asia Pacific, we have offices in 12 markets serving the needs of corporate, institutional and government clients. We are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better, and we deliver on this through responsible growth with a focus on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership. ESG is embedded across our business and reflects how we deploy capital to drive economic and environmental progress in our communities; how we build trust and credibility; and how we create a company that people want to work at, invest in and do business with. Connect with us on Twitter @BofAML and learn more in our 2017 Annual Report.

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Building strong communities through nonprofit support

Apr 16, 2018

Access to quality education is a challenge for many children in Asia Pacific. In China, we are supporting the education of children of migrant workers. Hundreds of children and their families have accessed programs in early childhood development and after-school tutoring in Beijing through our partner Vibrant Communities. In Hong Kong, we reach out to 5,000 individuals and 4,000 families through Bring Me A Book’s programs supporting low-income areas. We funded six libraries in the city as well as family reading clubs in five communities in 2016…  learn More about Building strong communities through nonprofit support

Fueling Asia Pacific’s transition to a low-carbon economy

Apr 16, 2018

Since 2007, our company has provided more than $76 billion in financing for low-carbon and sustainable business activities. As part of our second environmental business commitment we are directing $125 billion in capital, along with significant intellectual capital, to develop solutions to climate change and other environmental challenges…  learn More about Fueling Asia Pacific’s transition to a low-carbon economy

Driving economic and social progress helping women and children in need

Apr 16, 2018

Growing responsibly means helping to drive economic and social progress in our communities. In Asia Pacific, our grants and volunteering provide not just basic needs such as food, hygiene and housing, but also education and skills training. We partner with more than 40 nonprofits in 12 markets across the region to focus on women and children in need. In 2016, our Asia Pacific grants benefited 200,000 people…  learn More about Driving economic and social progress helping women and children in need

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Focusing on responsible growth

Apr 16, 2018

How do individuals and institutions harness the power of capital markets to do good in the world? And what is the connection between social benefit and sound financial performance?…  learn More about Focusing on responsible growth

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How capital deployment drives solutions to global challenges

Jan 19, 2018

Across the globe, we face big challenges such as climate change, gender parity, access to clean water and affordable housing. These issues impact economic growth and security, and can’t be solved by philanthropy or the public sector alone…  learn More about How capital deployment drives solutions to global challenges




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