By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted June 25, 2018

Lease accounting rules: Is your business prepared?

It was Feb. 25, 2016 when new lease accounting standard were released by the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board. Now, it's 2018, and the new rules will take effect for public companies yet this year, on Dec. 15.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted June 21, 2018

Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation offers new reports on inflation, construction

A new report from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation explains how a world of rising inflation and interest rates may affect the equipment finance industry.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted June 7, 2018

New video: How will tax reform impact equipment acquisition?

As businesses look to expand and acquire new equipment in 2018, they need to consider the impact of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on their equipment acquisition process.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership, Industry Verticals Posted June 4, 2018

Client success story: Green Earth Energy PV helps businesses, nonprofits invest in sustainability

Through its partnership with KeyBank, Green Earth Energy PV, a solar industry leader in Massachusetts and Connecticut, is providing maximum value for both its commercial customers and its nonprofit clients.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted May 31, 2018

ELFA communications committee dives into digital, email marketing strategies

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association Communications Committee met at ELFA headquarters last week. 

The committee supports the ELFA by providing input on industry outreach, leveraging social media to raise awareness of equipment financing and sharing feedback on member communications. 


By Amy Thomas in Company News, Community Posted May 28, 2018

Corporate Responsibility snapshot: Key advances sustainable economy

KeyBank is creating a more sustainable economy through products and services that support green buildings, energy efficiency, high efficiency vehicles, and renewable energy. In addition, Key’s Energy Efficiency and Renewables team helps businesses of all kinds achieve sustainability – whether directly to businesses through energy upgrades that improve efficiency, reduce waste, and minimize the impact on the environment, or as a financing partner to renewable energy providers and their clients.


By Amy Thomas in Community Posted May 24, 2018

Key employees give back for 28th annual Neighbors Make the Difference Day

Key Equipment Finance employees gave their time and energy Wednesday to help nine local community organizations with various tasks ranging from painting and yard work to making blankets for children.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership, Community Posted May 15, 2018

In commencement address, KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney inspires 2018 CU Leeds graduating class

As commencement speaker last week to the 2018 graduating class from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder, KeyCorp Chairman and CEO Beth Mooney started her address by explaining to graduates the importance of focusing as much on the "how" as the "what" needed to achieve a successful career.


By Amy Thomas in Industry Verticals Posted May 10, 2018

Key finances Maui’s first large-scale solar project

With financing provided by Key Equipment Finance, Maui’s first large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar project came online on Saturday on land owned and managed by Haleakala Ranch Company in South Maui. The 11.3-acre project, located in Haleakala Ranch pastures mauka of Pi‘ilani Highway near the Maui Research & Technology Park in Kīhei was created in partnership with Maui Electric Company and Kenyon Energy.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted April 27, 2018

Equipment finance industry taps digital media for savvy recruiting

The internet and social media have transformed the way prospective employees find and research career opportunities, while companies use these forums to vet and engage with potential candidates.


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