CLEVELAND, May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its continued commitment to and advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices, KeyBank has earned the 35th place on the 2020 DiversityInc "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" list. KeyBank was also recognized on multiple specialty lists, including:
- Top 29 Companies for LGBT employees for the second consecutive year
- Top 16 Companies for People with Disabilities for the second consecutive year
- Top 13 Companies for Veterans for the first year
"Diversity, equity, and inclusion are business accelerators and real differentiators for our colleagues, for our clients, and for our communities. I am incredibly proud of this company, our culture, and our diverse and talented team. We are honored to be named a Top 50 Company for Diversity for the eleventh time," shared Chris Gorman, Chairman & CEO, KeyCorp.
With more than 1,000 participants, DiversityInc's empirically-driven rankings are based on 2019 company-submitted data in six key areas: leadership accountability, human capital diversity metrics, talent programs, workforce practices, supplier diversity, and philanthropy.
"I am thrilled to celebrate KeyBank's recognition as I join the organization and step into my role," KeyBank Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Greg Jones shared. "DiversityInc's recognition underscores a legacy created by many before me and it speaks to KeyBank's commitment to creating inclusive and equitable experiences for our colleagues, clients, and communities as we take on tomorrow together. I look forward to continuing to advance our efforts in 2020 and beyond."
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KeyCorp's (NYSE: KEY) 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 $156.2 billion at March 31, 2020. 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 approximately 1,100 branches and more than 1,400 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.
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