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MetLife Named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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Company Recognized for Strong Management of Environmental, Social and
Governance Issues

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) today announced that it has been named to the
Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), a widely-recognized standard for
corporate responsibility that tracks leading sustainability-driven
companies.

DJSI scores companies on nearly 600 data points based on their
management of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. MetLife
was eligible for the DJSI North America, which recognizes the top
sustainability performers across the largest U.S. and Canadian
companies. MetLife was one of only seven insurers in North America to
make the list.

"MetLife is committed to delivering value for all of its stakeholders,"
said Mike Zarcone, MetLife executive vice president and head of
Corporate Affairs. "It is the nature of our business to create value for
the world at large, and we are proud to be recognized by DJSI for the
continued progress we are making to be a more sustainable company."

MetLife's inclusion on the DJSI North America Index comes on top of
recent notable ESG achievements:

  • Achieving a grade of "A minus" from CDP® for reporting and management
    of climate issues. This rating places MetLife in CDP's top quartile
    "Leadership" category among financial services providers.
  • Being named to the first all-sector Bloomberg® Gender-Equality Index
    in January. This followed our being named to the Bloomberg Financial
    Services Gender-Equality Index in 2017 and 2016.
  • Recognized by Deloitte and the Alliance for Board Diversity for having
    one of the most diverse boards of any company in the Fortune 500.
  • Being named to the "Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion" by
    the U.S. Business Leadership Network® and American Association of
    People with Disabilities. This was the first time MetLife has been
    recognized for its efforts to provide a more inclusive workplace for
    people with disabilities.
  • Making a combined $45 million in grants (MetLife and MetLife
    Foundation) in 2017, including $30 million for financial inclusion
    efforts that help low-income individuals and families access safe and
    affordable financial products and services.

For more information on MetLife's commitment to corporate
responsibility, visit www.MetLifeGlobalImpact.com.

About MetLife

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates
("MetLife"), is one of the world's leading financial services companies,
providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management
to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their
changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40
countries and holds leading market positions in the United States,
Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more
information, visit www.metlife.com.

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