The Human Rights Campaign Names BNY Mellon among 'Best Places to Work' for LGBT Equality BNY Mellon Earns Perfect Marks in 2014 Corporate Equality Index; Company Cited as Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices Leader for a Seventh Consecutive Year

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, announced that it has earned a top rating of 100 percent as a Best Place to Work in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the seventh consecutive year. Administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, this comprehensive Index has helped to identify best practices and trends in workplace diversity and inclusion, including the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees, clients and investors.

"The Human Rights Campaign and its annual Corporate Equality Index continue to serve as the benchmark for setting, measuring and advancing high standards in workplace diversity and inclusion," said Jyoti Chopra, Global Head of Diversity, BNY Mellon. "To attract the best talent, BNY Mellon fosters a diverse and inclusive environment across all of our businesses globally. This commitment is not only important to BNY Mellon's culture and to each of us as individual employees, it's also critical to our ability to serve our clients, deliver innovative products and solutions, and grow our businesses."

BNY Mellon's consistently superior ratings included the company's efforts on diversity training and awareness, equivalent benefits for employees with same or different-sex spouses or domestic partners, and a supplier diversity program that includes certified LGBT suppliers. The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality and to end discrimination against LGBT citizens. For more information on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index or to download a free copy of the report, visit http://www.hrc.org/cei.

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. As of September 30, 2013, BNY Mellon had $27.4 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.5 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information, including the company's latest Corporate Social Responsibility report, is available on www.bnymellon.com/csr or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.

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