Media Contacts:

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

Diversity & Inclusion, Multicultural Marketing, Veterans Initiatives
Alicia Rodgers Alston / 973-802-4446 / alicia.rodgersalston@prudential.com

January 24, 2018

Taking Care of Business

Under Lata Reddy, Prudential is blunt about tying its philanthropy to its bottom line. Is this the future of corporate giving? As published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Volume 29, Issue 12, October 2017.

January 11, 2018

Figure skating icon Scott Hamilton thanks Prudential for support of skaters with special needs

Emma Mays wasn’t one of America’s top skaters who competed at the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but the Tennessee 10-year-old was top of mind for Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton as he stood rink-side to receive the $10,000 Enrichment Award from the Prudential Skating Fund. The award will support Scott’s All Stars, a program Hamilton developed for skaters like Emma with intellectual disabilities, who may not win medals but can melt hearts.

January 06, 2018

U.S. Figure Skating announces 2018 Prudential Skating Fund recipients

U.S. Figure Skating announced the Columbine Figure Skating Club (Arvada, Co.) and the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy (Nashville, Tenn.) as the 2018 recipients of awards made through the Prudential Skating Fund. The Fund, established by U.S. Figure Skating and Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), in 2013, provides $25,000 in financial support to eligible U.S. Figure Skating member clubs and/or programs that are addressing social needs or directly benefiting underserved groups and communities within the sport of figure skating.

December 20, 2017

Prudential invests in LeapFrog Talent Accelerator to develop leadership skills for emerging-markets companies

It takes more than money to make a difference. It takes smart money.

Prudential Financial, Inc. made a $1.5 million cornerstone investment in the LeapFrog Talent Accelerator, a program designed to develop chief executive officers, C-suite executives and middle managers for rapidly growing financial services and health care firms in Africa and Asia.

December 12, 2017
Forbes

JUST 100: 14 CEOs On Why Treating Workers Well Is Good For Business

Forbes, in partnership with JUST Capital, analyzed nearly 1,000 of the largest publicly-traded companies in the U.S. "to determine which have the best and most just business behavior." Prudential made the top 100 and was the #1 life insurer on the 2018 list.

"Our founder's initial motivation was to enhance the quality of life and economic and social condition for middle and working class families. And that's been the underpinning of Prudential for the next 140 years." -John Strangfeld, Prudential

November 22, 2017

In open letter, Prudential appeals to corporate leaders on financial wellness

Nearly six in every 10 American workers are stressed about their current financial situation—and Prudential is calling on all U.S. employers to do something about that stress.

November 07, 2017

For deployed military and their families, Veterans Day a chance to connect

In one life, Jared Kebea is a father of two teenagers and a 4-year-old, living in Springfield, New Jersey, and a project management specialist for Prudential Financial’s Enterprise Services & Systems department. In the other, he’s a master sergeant with the 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) of the Massachusetts Army National Guard and 10-year veteran of the U.S. Army. 

November 01, 2017
ABC News (KVUE)

Wednesday's Woman: Dorinda Walker

Dorinda Walker, Vice President of Consumer Strategy and Key Initiatives within Multicultural Marketing for Prudential's U.S. Businesses, discusses her company's partnership with the Texas Conference for Women.

October 24, 2017

Through pro bono service, Prudential employees put professional skills to work for local nonprofits

Teams of Prudential employees in Newark and Hartford are pairing up with local nonprofits, offering support and advice on business strategy, finance, marketing and HR. The events are part of Pro Bono Week, a worldwide celebration of professional services donated in the public interest.

October 10, 2017

In Newark, anchor institutions prove model for revitalizing cities

How does a city impacted by decades of crime, poverty, unemployment and divestment rise again? The answer can be found in a place often overlooked by many—New Jersey’s largest city, Newark.