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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.

Asia Pacific
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Spotlighting the Cherie Blair Foundation and the power of mentorship

Aug 24, 2017

Bank of America partners with the Cherie Blair Foundation on its Mentoring Women in Business program to connect women small business leaders in Asia, Africa and the Middle East to mentoring expertise that will enable them to advance their business. The program has matched more than 2,000 women in developing and emerging countries to online mentors, including more than 400 Bank of America employees…  learn More about Spotlighting the Cherie Blair Foundation and the power of mentorship

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Kiva announces leadership pledge from Bank of America to support “Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund”

Mar 02, 2017

Bank of America, U.S. Department of State and Kiva, the world's largest crowdfunding platform for social good, have joined forces to support women’s entrepreneurship through the "Women's Entrepreneurship Fund." The newly created fund will help to crowdfund loans to one million women entrepreneurs around the world on Kiva.org. The Fund matches, dollar-for-dollar, what Kiva’s citizen lenders provide to women entrepreneurs on Kiva.org…  learn More about Kiva announces leadership pledge from Bank of America to support “Women’s Entrepreneurship Fund”

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Celebrating our fourth Global Build in Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

Sep 26, 2016

For more than 30 years, Bank of America has advanced economic and social progress through our partnership with Habitat for Humanity. In September 2017, we kicked off our fourth Habitat Global Build, a week-long initiative to build affordable housing and engage in other community projects around the world. The week is a testament to the dedication of our volunteers who roll up their sleeves alongside working families and community partners to create secure, affordable housing for those in need…  learn More about Celebrating our fourth Global Build in Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

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Japan 2015 | Women shine, women lead: supporting entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in Japan

Oct 07, 2015

When we launched the Global Ambassadors Program four years ago on International Women’s Day, we were guided by a shared belief that strong women leaders are vital to healthy, vibrant communities and fundamental to creating economic growth. The success of this vision is reinforced through the remarkable achievements of the women themselves. Looking back, the Global Ambassadors Program has touched the lives of 146 women from more than 50 countries. In conjunction with the United Nations’ recent adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, there is also global recognition that empowering women is one of the most efficient ways to make change, transform lives and accelerate peace and prosperity in our world…  learn More about Japan 2015 | Women shine, women lead: supporting entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in Japan

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Global Ambassadors Program: Singapore Reflections

Jul 15, 2013

“No one of us is as good as all of us. We need to gather wisdom from each other.” That’s how Beth Brooke, Ernst & Young global vice chair of public policy, opened her session at the start of the Global Ambassadors Program in Singapore. What better way to capture what I was about to experience?…  learn More about Global Ambassadors Program: Singapore Reflections




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