Financial Services Roundtable, the advocacy organization for America’s financial services industry, has recognized Bridgeport-based People’s United Bank with the “Corporate Social
Responsibility Leadership” award for its 2016 community involvement efforts.
The bank was one of 28 financial services companies recognized for their commitments to the values of volunteerism, financial literacy and improving opportunity for more Americans. The awards were presented at a reception in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, a Democrat who represents Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District, presented the award to Tim Hodges, vice president of government relations at People’s United.
In 2016, People’s United Bank employees volunteered more than 30,000 hours for an economic impact of nearly $800,000 and completed 672 financial literacy programs reaching nearly 20,000 individuals.