Wells Fargo Leader Joins Ceres Sustainability Conference Panel

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Wells Fargo Leader Joins Ceres Sustainability Conference Panel

Wells Fargo Chief Administrative Officer Pat Callahan will speak at the 2014 Ceres Conference, May 1, in Boston
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Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5:00am

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) Chief Administrative Officer Pat Callahan will speak at the 2014 Ceres Conference, May 1, in Boston. During the global sustainability conference, Callahan will participate on a panel about “Business Solutions for a Sustainable Global Economy” with Hannah JonesNike vice president of Business and Innovation, and moderator Jack Ehnes, Chief Executive Officer, California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).

Callahan will discuss how Wells Fargo is integrating environmental and social issues such as climate change, diversity and inclusion and product responsibility into its business strategy.  Callahan’s participation on the panel underscores the importance of these topics and stakeholder engagement to Wells Fargo.

Session Details:

Title:  The Future is Now:  Business Solutions for a Sustainable Global Economy

When:  May 1, 2014, at 9:15 a.m.

Where:  Westin Waterfront, Boston

Conference Website and Twitter Hashtag:

http://www.ceres.org/conferences, #Ceres25

About Ceres

Ceres is a nonprofit organization mobilizing business and investor leadership on climate change, water scarcity and other sustainability challenges. Ceres directs the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), a network of over 100 institutional investors with collective assets totaling more than $11 trillion. Ceres also directs Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP), an advocacy coalition of nearly 30 businesses committed to working with policy makers to pass meaningful energy and climate legislation. For more information, visit www.ceres.org or follow on Twitter @CeresNews.

About the Speaker

Senior Executive Vice President Pat Callahan is the Chief Administrative Officer managing Corporate Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility, Enterprise Marketing, Government Relations, and Corporate Human Resources. She oversees the company’s brand, communications, reputation management, stakeholder engagement, and people development efforts. In addition, Callahan successfully led the largest, most complex banking merger in U.S. history, providing oversight and strategic direction for the merger of Wells Fargo and Wachovia Corporation.

A 36-year veteran of the company, Callahan has served as head of Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management, providing regulatory compliance oversight for the company. Before that, she was head of Human Resources for Wells Fargo since the company’s merger with Norwest in 1998. Before the merger, she was head of Wells Fargo’s Wholesale Banking Systems, Finance and Operations, and head of Human Resources from 1993 to 1997.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.5 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, 12,000 ATMs, and the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 264,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2013 rankings of America’s largest corporations. In 2013, the Company invested $275.5 million in grants to 18,500 nonprofits, and team members contributed more than 1.69 million volunteer hours around the country.

A leader in reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions and building sustainably, Wells Fargo has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Center for Corporate Climate Leadership, the Carbon Disclosure Project and the U.S. Green Building Council. Since 2005, Wells Fargo has provided more than $28 billion in environmental finance, supporting sustainable buildings and renewable energy projects nationwide. This includes investments in more than 300 solar projects and 47 wind projects that generate enough clean renewable energy to power hundreds of thousands of American homes each year. For more information, please visit. For more information, please visit: www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr and the Wells Fargo Environmental Forum.




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