BNY Mellon Named One of Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality
Posted on February 10, 2009
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NEW YORK, MY — The Bank of New York Mellon, (NYSE:BK) the global leader in asset management and securities servicing, has been named one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
The “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” distinction is awarded to businesses that scored 100% on the HRC Foundation’s 2009 Corporate Equality Index, the primary method for businesses to benchmark and evaluate their policies, practices and diversity efforts relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers. The index evaluates non-discrimination policies, benefits, diversity training and other internal resources for LGBT workers, as well as external support for LGBT consumers and job seekers.
“We’re committed to ensuring every employee in our company has an opportunity to contribute and excel, and I’m thrilled that this is being recognized,” said Robert P. Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer of The Bank of New York Mellon.
“Our company has made great strides in our ability to attract and support LGBT employees,” said Bruce Miller, an executive vice president and global sales coordinator and is co-chair of the company’s Prism affinity network. Prism strives to promote a workplace in which all LGBT employees are fully included in corporate life. “In recent years, Prism membership has grown from approximately 100 members to nearly 525 worldwide today. Prism members are becoming more visible in the company, viewing The Bank of New York Mellon as a place where employees are embraced for their talents and contributions.”
Prism is co-chaired by Denise Beckman, a vice president in Asset Servicing Technology.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the United States’ largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBT equality. A complete list of the honored businesses is available online: www.hrc.org/placestowork.
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 34 countries and serving more than 100 markets. The company is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $20.2 trillion in assets under custody and administration, $928 billion in assets under management and services more than $11 trillion in outstanding debt. Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.
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