In recognition of its continued commitment to and advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion practices, KeyBank has earned the #23 place on the 2021 DiversityInc “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, improving 12 spots from #35 in 2020. This year’s recognition marks the twelfth time and eighth consecutive year KeyBank was named a Top 50 Company. KeyBank was also ranked on several specialty lists:
- #4 on the Top Companies for Executive Diversity Councils – improving 19 spots from #23 last year.
- #7 on the Top Companies for Philanthropy – improving 17 spots from #24 last year.
- #21 on the Top Companies for Employee Resource Groups.
- Named a Top Company for ESG.
“I am thrilled to celebrate KeyBank’s recognition alongside so many companies making great strides in creating workforces where every dimension of diversity is embraced, equity is an expectation, and inclusion is a cultural norm,” KeyBank Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Greg Jones shared. “Today, we celebrate this honor, and remain forward-thinking about how we will continue this important work.”
DiversityInc’s empirically-driven rankings are based on 2020 company-submitted data in six key areas: leadership accountability, human capital diversity metrics, talent programs, workforce practices, supplier diversity, and philanthropy.
“At Key, we are proud to make commitments – and take meaningful action – to support diversity, equity, and inclusion, inside the company and within our communities. While awards affirm our efforts, we have no intention of letting up on these critical priorities,” said Chris Gorman, KeyBank Chairman and CEO. “I am incredibly proud Key has been named to DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity list, and I look forward to building on our strong foundation, continuing to cultivate a workplace and workforce where diversity, equity, and inclusion are cornerstones of all we do.”