We value diversity and inclusion

We’re committed to diversity and inclusion in all we do – from our workforce and clients to our communities and suppliers.

Our commitment starts at the top

Valuing diversity and fostering inclusion are part of our corporate fabric. Our leadership and every Key employee contributes to our mission of authentically engaging our workforce, our workplace, and our marketplace.

At KeyBank, our focus is on:

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Our Workforce

We develop our workforce and grow talent to reflect the diversity of the clients and communities that we serve.

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Our Workplace

Our inclusion-driven culture encourages employees to engage, live our Key Values, and “bring your authentic self to Key.”

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Our Marketplace

Key is committed to developing mutually beneficial business relationships with diverse suppliers and strengthening economic development in the communities we serve.

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Strengthening business networking

Through our nine current Key Business Impact and Networking Groups (KBINGs), we attract, engage, develop and retain a diverse workforce. Open to all employees, KBING participants help strengthen relationships and connections with clients and communities where Key does business.

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Our nine Key Business Impact and Networking Groups

  • African-American
  • Asian
  • Champions of People with Disabilities
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Jewish Cultural
  • Key Executive Women’s Network
  • Key Young Professionals
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT)
    and Allies
  • Military Inclusion


Diversity in Key’s enterprise workforce (as of 12/31/15)

Empowering women in business

We’ve been championing women-owned businesses for more than 50 years. Today, our Key4Women® community gives women access to business capital, customized services and exclusive networking opportunities.

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Over $1 billion

Corporate spend with diverse suppliers (since 2001)

Enabling a diverse supply chain

We strive to maintain a strong, diverse supplier base. And we continue to exceed our goal of spending at least 10% of our corporate budget with these suppliers.

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Awarded for our diversity and inclusion

We’re proud of our accomplishments in diversity. We have an exciting record of eight years of perfect Corporate Equality Index scores. Profiles in Diversity Journal named us a top 10 Innovations in Diversity Award winner. Black EOE Journal named us the “Best of the Best” for supplier diversity. And we’ve achieved so much more.

Diversity Inc. Top 50 Companies for Diversity

7x winner

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity (2005, 2007-09, 2014-16)


3x winner

DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for Diversity Councils (2014-16)


3x winner

Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best” for supplier diversity (2014-16)



Profiles in Diversity Journal International Innovation in Diversity Award (#5 ranking)


8x winner

Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (2008-11, 2013-16)



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