JPMorgan Chase has built a public policy center in DC and its first plan is to help people with criminal records get jobs. CEO Jamie Dimon told us why.
|10/21/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- JPMorgan Chase launched a public policy center in Washington, D.C., led by Obama administration alumnus Heather Higginbottom.
- The first project is lowering barriers to jobs for people with criminal backgrounds, and includes lobbying for specific policies and a $7 million investment in community organizations in several American cities.
- CEO Jamie Dimon, corporate responsibility head Peter Scher, and Higginbottom told Business Insider the center is the culmination of six years’ worth of initiatives based on the idea that business should play a larger role in benefiting society.
- This article is part of Business Insider’s ongoing series on Better Capitalism.
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