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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Key U.S. Employee Diversity in 2017

Employee Category Female White Black/African American Hispanic/Latino Asian All Other
KeyCorp Board of Directors 31% 88% 12% 0% 0% 0%
Exec/Sr Level Officials and Managers 27% 85% 7% 4% 5% 0%
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers 50% 87% 5% 4% 3% 1%
Professionals 50% 84% 6% 3% 7% 1%
Sales Workers, Admin Support and Service Workers 69% 76% 10% 7% 4% 2%
Total KeyCorp Workforce (19,447 employees) 60% 80% 8% 5% 5% 2%

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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.

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2017

8x winner

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity (2005, 2007-09, 2014-17)

DiversityInc Top 13 Companies for Executive Diversity Councils 2017

4x winner

DiversityInc Top 13 Companies for Diversity Councils (2014-17)

Black EOE Journal Best of the Best 2017

3x winner

Black EOE Journal "Best of the Best" Top Employers (2015-17)

HRC Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality 2017

9x winner

Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (2008-11, 2013-17)

Military Friendly Gold and Military Friendly Spouse Employer 2017

2x winner

G.I. Jobs Military Friendly® Employer and G.I. Jobs Military Spouse Friendly Employer

NBIC Best of the Best Corporation for Inclusion 2017


National Business Inclusion Coalition (NBIC) Best of the Best Corporation for Inclusion