At Wells Fargo team members are working together to create a positive, lasting impact – socially, economically, and environmentally. Through all of our businesses, operations and actions, we embrace our responsibility to be a leading corporate citizen. We seek out diverse perspectives, strive to strengthen financial knowledge and opportunities, and take action to care for our environment. We invite collaboration with our customers and communities because we know that working together is the only way to ensure we all go far.
NLC Capstone Corporate Partner, Wells Fargo, brings their deep finance expertise to NLC members through an online course on what municipal officials need to know about the mortgage lending and foreclosure process, as well as through one or more regional symposiums on small business finance as a driver for local economic growth.
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We're creating long-term economic growth and quality of life for everyone in our communities.
Since 2012, Wells Fargo has provided more than $37 billion in environmental financing to environmentally beneficial businesses. This includes $3.8 billion in financing for affordable housing and commercial properties in low- to moderate-income communities. Wells Fargo has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 24 percent from 2008 levels and increased energy efficiency by 24 percent, water efficiency by 38 percent, and waste diversion by 65 percent since 2012. The company also has made strategic environmental grants totaling $40 million through two environmental grant programs focusing on community-based environmental projects as well as clean technology innovation and advancement. Last year, the company launched Innovation Incubator (IN2) to support clean technology start-ups in commercial buildings. Wells Fargo environmental perspectives are also available at the Wells Fargo Environmental Forum.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,700 locations, 12,500 ATMs, and the internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2014 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.