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MetLife and Corporate Responsibility: Building Blocks to a Secure Future for a Global Community

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>2011 Responsibility Report Highlights Environmental & Social Impacts Around the World</i> </p>

Thursday, September 13, 2012

MetLife and Corporate Responsibility: Building Blocks to a Secure Future for a Global Community16:57 EDT Thursday, September 13, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- One World: One MetLife, the 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report recently released by MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) reaffirms the company's long history of incorporating corporate responsibility throughout its operations. From addressing climate change to serving customers and communities around the world, MetLife carries on a legacy of giving back, being a responsible steward and leading the way as it grows as a global company. MetLife was built on a foundation of protecting its policyholders and the communities where it operates, with corporate responsibility a fundamental cornerstone of that mission. As MetLife expands globally, so too does its commitment to operating responsibly; a commitment it has been honoring for more than 140 years. To read One World: One MetLife visit: Highlights include: Reduced carbon emissions by more than 90% since 2005 for owned and occupied U.S. office facilities and purchased 53% of its overall electricity from renewable energy sources; Invested more than $2.2 billion in renewable energy projects, including wind and solar farms and more than $550 million in affordable housing and community development investments; Celebrated 35 years of giving through MetLife Foundation. In 2011, the Foundation contributed $42 million to more than 300 nonprofit organizations around the world, helping to meet the growing need for their services; Recognized for its industry leadership, environmental stewardship and as a best place to work by a variety of organizations; MetLife employees volunteered with nonprofit organizations in every region of the world, making a difference every day in the communities where they live and work. About MetLife MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit MetLife, Inc.Peggy Atherlay,