Our commitment to creating meaningful connections
At MGIC, each and every one of our dedicated professionals is on a tireless mission: to help communities flourish by making homeownership more affordable. The relationships we build with our customers and the connections we create with each other, combined with our unwavering passion for service is what sets us apart from other companies.
Explore this page to see how we support and invest in our commitments.
Commitment to helping our communities thriveAt the core of what drives our company is a desire to do what is right. One way we accomplish this is by serving as a responsible corporate citizen. By supporting local organizations, we work to help make Milwaukee a strong community.
Every year, we lend support to causes emphasizing health, social services, civic efforts, education, arts and culture.
Giving Back, Together
Introduced in February 2021, Giving Back, Together is a branded program at MGIC designed to organize and celebrate our philanthropic and community activities. The word “together” reinforces that we will be thoughtful in our approach by coming together to identify ways to maximize our impact in the community through financial giving, volunteerism and MGIC representation.
Passionate about making a difference in our communityWe help build houses, mentor young adults, run charity events and more. MGIC offers multiple volunteer opportunities to our co-workers so it’s easy to make a real impact in the community and contribute to the cause.
Every year, we lend support to causes emphasizing health, social services, civic efforts, education, arts and culture. These are several of the 150 causes and programs we support. You’ll find more organizations listed in our Corporate Sustainability Report.
Discover more about United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County.
Through direct corporate and employee giving, we support UPAF’s professional performing arts groups. Learn more about the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF).
The Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black MBA Association works to create educational, career and entrepreneur opportunities to help build intellectual and economic wealth for its members.
We team up with Habitat for Humanity to sponsor volunteer days where co-workers share time and talents building and renovating homes in Milwaukee.
The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin.
Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee is a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting Hispanic students and professionals in the Milwaukee region.
SecureFutures brings together volunteers, educators and supporters who share a belief in improving financial futures for teens in our communities through proven programs.
Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusionAt MGIC, our employees are the driving force behind our company’s culture and they are integral to the value we create for all stakeholders. One of our strategic priorities is to foster an environment where diversity is embraced, and co-workers are positioned to succeed. This requires providing tools and resources for people to fully develop in the organization, increasing opportunities for engagement, and endeavoring to recruit diverse teams to best serve our customers.
Katie Polace, our Senior Community & Inclusion Advisor, helps MGIC to promote an inclusive environment that celebrates creativity and embraces learning through our DEI initiatives.
MGIC is part of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s Region of Choice initiative to address racial disparities, expand opportunities and improve prosperity for all.
Our CEO, Tim Mattke, joined more than 2,400 other CEOs in a pledge to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace through a coalition called the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™.
We know our strength is our peopleWe celebrate our differences and endeavor to foster a diverse and inclusive company culture because we believe it leads to better business outcomes and it's the right thing to do. While we've made great strides to increase representation, especially with gender equality, we're cognizant that we still have a long way to go.
Discover more about our Inclusion & Diversity strategy
Commitment to our environment
Environmental sustainability is rooted in MGIC’s history and corporate culture. We take seriously our responsibility to conduct our business with integrity and strive to be a model in our hometown of Milwaukee and across the country. We understand that it’s critical to serve as good stewards of the environment as we aspire to meet our goal to be the best-in-class mortgage credit enhancement provider. We want to achieve our goals without compromising the ability of future generations to sustain their needs. To that end, we seek ways to build upon our current sustainability work as well as uncover new opportunities to effect change.
Greenhouse gas emissions and energy management
One example that demonstrates our stewardship for the planet is how we track and review our annual energy consumption and the implementation of a variety of energy-saving initiatives.
In 2021, we were recognized by the City of Milwaukee for our successful participation in the US Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge, which encouraged commercial building owners to effectively develop and implement energy efficiency projects at their properties.
Through our diligent efforts to make improvements in our operations, we have reduced our electricity usage by 37% since 2010.
In 2022, we completed our first greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions assessment to understand our baseline Scope 1 and 2 emissions for the 2021 calendar year (see full inventory in the 2023 Corporate Sustainability Report). Through this exercise, we were able to identify electricity and purchased steam as top emission sources.