Community Engagement: Guiding Principles

Success Starts with Our Communities

As a Main Street bank, we take pride in how we relate to and serve our employees, customers and communities. Those relationships are at the heart of our business model. For this reason, among others, having a strong leadership presence in each of the neighborhoods we serve is vital. In addition to ensuring that PNC’s brand and corporate priorities are consistent across the company’s footprint, this leadership approach supports the specific needs of individuals and their communities.

Understanding the importance of this connectivity, PNC is committed to making business decisions that positively impact its communities. This support is critical, as we recognize that we are only as strong as our communities. When they prosper, so does PNC. The corollary also is true in that a strong regional bank, such as PNC, can support the communities where it conducts business through job creation, local infrastructure, small business loans, financial education and sponsorships. These financial services, together with our philanthropic giving and volunteerism, create a series of benefits that strengthen communities.

PNC is committed to making business decisions that positively impact its communities.


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2017 Corporate Social Responsibility

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Recognized for our Efforts

Corporate Awards & Recognition

High-Performance Franchise

  • World's Most Admired Companies, FORTUNE magazine (2018)
  • 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Barron’s (2018)
  • J.D. Power 2017 National Bank Satisfaction StudySM (First-Place Ranking)
  • Forbes Global 2000, Forbes magazine (2017)

Employer of Choice

  • Top 50 Employers, CAREERS & the disABLED magazine (2018)
  • Great Workplace Award, Gallup (2017)
  • 50 Happiest Companies in America, CareerBliss (2017)

Diversity & Inclusion

  • Bloomberg Financial Gender Equality Index (2018)
  • Top Financial Companies, Professional Woman’s magazine (2018)
  • The Most Powerful Women in Banking, American Banker (2017)
  • Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, Human Rights Campaign (2017)
  • Top 50 Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives (2017)
  • America’s 2017 “Best-of-the-Best” Corporations for Inclusion, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) (2017)
  • 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers, Working Mother magazine (2017)
  • Top Diversity Employer 2017, Professional Woman’s magazine (2017)
  • Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work, Diversity MBA Magazine's 50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership (2017)
  • Best of the Best for Top Disability-Friendly Companies, DIVERSEability magazine (2017)
  • Top Corporation for Disability-Owned Businesses, US Business Leadership Network (2017)

Military & Veteran Support

  • 2017 Best Corporations for Veterans Business Enterprises, National Veteran Owned Business Association (2017)
  • Sponsor of the Year, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. (2017)
  • Employee Business Resource Group Exemplar Award, Vibrant Pittsburgh (2017)
  • Spotlight Impact Award, PRISM (2017)

Community

  • Outstanding Community Reinvestment Act Rating 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award, Financial Services Roundtable (2017)
  • Corporate Citizenship Award, Pittsburgh Business Times (2017)

Environmental

  • Leader in Climate Disclosure, Carbon Disclosure Project (2017)