BNY Mellon recognized for Diversity and Inclusion

Company Earns Perfect Marks in 2013 Corporate Equality Index; The Human Rights Campaign Names BNY Mellon Among 'Best Places to Work' for LGBT Equality for a Sixth Consecutive Year

Nov 14, 2012, 11:28 ET from BNY Mellon

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, announced that it has once again earned a top rating of 100 percent as a Best Place to Work in the 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation for more than a decade, this comprehensive Index has helped to identify trends and best practices in workplace diversity and inclusion, including the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees, clients and investors.

"With more than a decade of reporting and sharing trends and best practices, we salute The Human Rights Campaign for setting new standards and measuring performance through its Corporate Equality Index," said Jyoti Chopra, Global Head of Diversity, BNY Mellon. "We aspire to be a top employer and an inclusive organization for all people as demonstrated by our uncompromising commitment to diversity and inclusion. This commitment is not only important to BNY Mellon's culture and to each of us as individuals, it's also critical to our ability to serve our clients and grow our businesses."

BNY Mellon's superior ratings included factors such as equal employment opportunity policies, diversity training, equivalent benefits for employees with same or different-sex spouses or domestic partners as well as a supplier diversity program that includes certified LGBT suppliers. This is the sixth year the company's approach to diversity and inclusion has earned perfect marks in the CEI.

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 2013 Corporate Equality Index or to download a free copy of the report, visit  

BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, offering superior investment management and investment services through a worldwide client-focused team.
It has $27.9 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.4 trillion in assets under management, services $11.6 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging
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