M&T Bank Designated as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality
The 100 percent ranking earns M&T the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. The bank joins more than 680 U.S. businesses that earned top marks in 2020. This is the second year in a row that M&T achieved a 100 percent ranking..
"It's critically important for us to build an inclusive working environment for all of our employees," said
In 2003, M&T founded its
One of M&T's most active resource groups is its
This year's CEI report highlights the efforts of over 1000 U.S.-based companies that promote LGBTQ-friendly workplace policies in
"The impact of the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index over its 18-year history is profound. In this time, the corporate community has worked with us to adopt LGBTQ-inclusive policies, practices and benefits, establishing the Corporate Equality Index as a primary driving force for LGBTQ workplace inclusion in America and across the globe," said HRC President
The CEI rates companies and top law firms on detailed criteria falling under five broad categories:
- Non-discrimination policies
- Employment benefits
- Demonstrated organizational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion
- Public commitment to LGBTQ equality
- Responsible citizenship
The full report can be found here: www.hrc.org/cei.