Portland ME, May 8, 2019 – KeyBank today announced it has ranked #36 on DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies list. In addition, KeyBank appeared on several specialty lists announced at an event hosted by DiversityInc in New York on May 7, including:
The DiversityInc Top 50 list, issued yearly since 2001, recognizes the nation’s top companies for diversity and inclusion management. These companies excel in such areas as hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT and veterans.
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“At KeyBank, diversity and inclusion are critical components of how we help our clients and communities thrive,” said Kim Manigault, KeyBank’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. “We are honored that DiversityInc has named KeyBank as a Top 50 Company for Diversity for the tenth time and sixth consecutive year. This achievement reflects the teamwork of our employees, at all levels, who strengthen our company and deliver distinctive, inclusion-driven business results.”
Manigault said the DiversityInc honor follows KeyBank’s recent recognition as a 2019 Employee Resource Groups (ERG) & Councils Top 25 Honors Award winner. On May 3, The Association of ERGs & Councils announced that KeyBank ranked #7 of over 1,000 employee resource groups reviewed (http://www.ergcouncilconference.com/honors-award-2019-recipients.html).
“KeyBank’s commitment to diversity comes alive every day for our employees and clients through a culture where all people are engaged and valued,” said Raymond (Chip) Kelley, KeyBank Market President for Maine. “We choose this culture not only because it’s the right thing to do but because it is genuinely who we are and it adds value for our clients, our business and our community.”
“We revamped our algorithms and now have a reliability quotient of .92,” notes Luke Visconti, founder and CEO of DiversityInc. “DiversityInc Top 50 Companies have a decisive advantage because they treat people more fairly than other companies. Everybody, including white men, are far better off working for them because there is more opportunity at better run companies. Top 50 companies also deliver a greater-than-average return for shareholders.”
DiversityInc’s extensive annual survey yields an empirically driven ranking based on talent results in the workforce and management, senior leadership accountability, talent programs, workplace practices, philanthropy and supplier diversity. This year’s competition was improved by adding questions that connect talent programs and workplace practices to desired talent results. The Top 50 analysis also addressed the intersectionality of race by analyzing women and men representation of each race/ethnicity separately, rather than combined.
KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $141.5 billion at March 31, 2019. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of over 1,100 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.
About DiversityInc: The mission of DiversityInc is to bring education and clarity to the business benefits of diversity. The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list began in 2001, when many corporations were beginning to understand the business value of diversity-management initiatives. The 2019 Top 50 Companies for Diversity results will be featured on DiversityInc.com. DiversityInc is a VA certified veteran-owned business and a USBLN certified business owned by a person with a disability. For more information, visit www.diversityinc.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn @DiversityInc.
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