Deutsche Bank today announced that it has been named among the 'Top Companies That Care', an annual program sponsored by Jacksonville Magazine. Now in its eighth year, the award honors Northeast Florida’s most community-minded businesses for their leadership and service.
In 2009, Deutsche Bank employees volunteered more than 1,700 hours in the Jacksonville community through volunteer efforts benefiting over 30 local nonprofit organizations. Deutsche Bank supports local charities focused on housing, poverty alleviation, employment and education, with an emphasis on serving distressed communities, through financial contributions and employee volunteer hours.
“Being selected as one of Jacksonville’s Top Companies That Care by Jacksonville Magazine is an honor and testament to our commitment to give back to Jacksonville,” said John Lafond, Head of Deutsche Bank Jacksonville. “As our business in Jacksonville continues to grow, so will our volunteer and philanthropic efforts.”
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Deutsche Bank <NYSE: DB> is a leading global investment bank with a strong and profitable private clients franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With 77,053 employees in 72 countries, Deutsche Bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions for demanding clients creating exceptional value for its shareholders and people.
The Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation administers the philanthropic activities of Deutsche Bank within the United States, Latin America and Canada. Together, the Bank's Community Development Group and Foundation carry out the firm's corporate citizenship commitments through a program of loans, investments and grants. Based in New York City, the Foundation supports non-profit organizations that concentrate on community development, education, and the arts.
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