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Impact Investing, Employee Engagement, Corporate Contributions, The Prudential Foundation 
Caitrin O’Sullivan / 973-367-6633 / caitrin.osullivan@prudential.com

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Alicia Rodgers Alston / 973-802-4446 / alicia.rodgersalston@prudential.com

May 06, 2019

Building robots, and a future in STEM, for kids like her

The robots 15-year-old Aja Capel and her students build can follow complex commands, drive around, perform feats of strength, even battle other robots. But don’t worry—she’s not looking to build a robot army. Instead, she’s developing a diverse workforce of scientists and engineers that defy expectations—just like her. 

April 23, 2019

Prudential Financial announces $180 million global investment to solve complex challenges facing opportunity youth, promoting financial wellness of the next generation

Doubling down on its commitment to make lives better by solving the financial challenges of our changing world, Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) is committing more than $180 million through 2025 to support young people aged 15-29 worldwide who lack access to school, training or regular jobs – a segment of the global population often referred to as opportunity youth. This is the largest financial private-sector investment in this group.

April 08, 2019

A resolve to help, strengthened after the Sandy Hook shooting

There’s no shortage of opportunities for Diane Beebe to help in her hometown of Cornwall, Connecticut, and the surrounding region. For her efforts—845 hours to be exact—Beebe was named Prudential’s 2018 Volunteer of the Year.

April 05, 2019

Mayor’s legacy: Bridging Newark’s troubled past, promising present

The first black mayor of a major northeastern city, Ken Gibson, who died last week, built a lasting partnership with Prudential, beginning with the development of Gateway Center.

March 25, 2019

American workers stressed about finances, look to Congress for help

American workers are gravely concerned about their financial security, particularly in retirement. And they’re counting on both Congress and their employers to provide solutions.

March 01, 2019
Forbes

Spotlight On Prudential: Building A More Just And Shared Prosperity

In JUST Capital's 2018 list of America’s Most JUST Companies, Prudential once again ranks first in the Insurance industry and places in the top 25 overall – arguably a result of the company’s dedication to this mission, as well as its persistent efforts to generate quality jobs, create inclusive experiences for employees and customers, produce beneficial products, and strengthen local communities, especially in its hometown of Newark where it forges strategic partnerships to build shared prosperity. 

February 05, 2019

Top youth volunteers of 2019 honored nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – They’re supporting people with disabilities, kids experiencing homelessness and communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. A few have made it their mission to focus attention on teen mental health. Others are raising money and awareness to help children with cancer. Those are just some stories of the 102 youth volunteers – two from each state and the District of Columbia – who today were named State Honorees by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

January 31, 2019

Prudential partners with military, veterans’ nonprofits on financial wellness

More than half of millennial military veterans say they are very worried about their financial futures. When it comes to those veterans—many who served in Iraq and Afghanistan post-9/11—only a fifth say they have all they need or are on track to keep up with current expenses, according to Prudential’s Financial Wellness Census™.

January 11, 2019

Prudential Financial chooses Yard 56 for its first Opportunity Zone Investment to drive catalytic revitalization in Baltimore, Maryland

BALTIMORE, Jan. 11, 2019 – Prudential Financial’s Impact Investments group announced today that it has selected Phase I of Yard 56 in East Baltimore for its first Qualified Opportunity Zone Investment.