U.S. Bank Offers Financial Support an Demonstrates Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Style Magazine Newswire | 5/22/2020, 9:50 a.m.

By Julianne Malveaux/NNPA Newswire

As the global coronavirus pandemic upends all aspects of our lives, U.S. Bank is uniting with other corporations and longstanding partner organizations that are representing members of underserved and minority communities to advocate for inclusion among Pan-Asians and other cultural segments.

As we weather the COVID-19 pandemic together, U.S. Bank is here to help. We have developed a single site full of online resources where customers can go to find helpful information regarding their financial needs. Through this online resource and other partnerships, U.S. Bank aims to provide simple, clear information to help individuals and small businesses get through the pandemic and tangible financial assistance to support our communities.

“Our entire team has rallied around each other, our customers and our communities, and it is a tremendous honor to work with them as we fight this pandemic,” said U.S. Bancorp Chairman, President and CEO Andy Cecere in a statement on the company’s website. “We stand together, and we are focused on keeping people healthy and safe – personally, professionally and financially.

Here to help your financial needs

At usbank.com/covid-19, customers will find helpful links to manage their finances, as well as information about the financial programs created under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help individuals and small businesses – including Economic Impact Payments (EIPs), mortgage assistance, new rules for IRAs and retirement accounts, and the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

As the global coronavirus pandemic upends all aspects of our lives, U.S. Bank is uniting with other corporations and longstanding partner organizations that are representing members of underserved and minority communities to advocate for inclusion among Pan-Asians and other cultural segments.

U.S. Bank joined Ascend, Catalyst, Executive Leadership Council (ELC), Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), National Organization on Disability (NOD) and Out & Equal as a Supporting Company on a COVID-19 response Action Agenda. These organizations are leading champions, connectors and conveners for business leaders and professionals who are Pan-Asians, African American, Hispanic, women, LGBTQ and persons with disabilities.

These organizations are committed to redoubling on their mission to promote inclusion in these unprecedented times by addressing the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of the low wage earners in our communities are particularly impacted during this public health and economic crisis, while health officials indicate the pandemic has claimed disproportionate numbers of Black and Hispanic lives.

“We’re proud to stand with our peers and these leading organizations to help maintain a sense of community and support at a time when we need to stay physically apart,” said Greg Cunningham, U.S. Bank Chief Diversity Officer.

U.S. Bank commits nearly $60 million to employees and communities for COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts U.S. Bank committed nearly $60 million to employees and communities for COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts. It started with a new Pay Premium Program for front-line employees and a $30 million investment in communities.

U.S. Bank transforms and expedites community investments in response to immediate COVID-19 needs