FNBO Releases 2021 Community & Social Responsibility Report
First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO, fnbo.com) has released its 2021 Community & Social Responsibility Report summarizing the investments and impacts FNBO made to support its communities this past year. The report also outlines the bank’s five-year Commitment to Community Impact plan, its evolving community and social responsibility strategy designed to make even greater impacts while continuing to advance FNBO’s spirit of belonging, inclusion, diversity, and equity.
Among the bank’s investments in 2021:
Supported our communities with more than $7.2 million in impact grants, capital donations, and community sponsorships to nonprofit organizations working to make meaningful and lasting impacts. An estimated 22% of these funds benefited historically underrepresented populations.
Financed nearly $47 million in new Community Development Investments (CDI) with organizations working to strengthen communities. Of these funds, 69% support historically underrepresented populations.
Purchased $132 million in products and services from 714 small and/or women, minority, or veteran-owned businesses.
Sustained and/or improved the environment by investing $1.9 million in eco-friendly operational improvements, resulting in a 9.3% reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions compared to 2020.
Delivered a desired employee experience with 22,230 hours that FNBO employees spent volunteering in our communities and a 34% increase in membership in FNBO’s Belonging & Inclusion Group (BIG).