At KeyBank, we value diversity, are committed to equity and foster inclusion throughout our business, from the teammates we hire and the clients we serve, to the suppliers we use and the communities that welcome us. Every employee is engaged with and committed to our goals.

Our Commitment to Diversity Starts Here

Our Workforce

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

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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

We are committed to developing mutually beneficial relationships with diverse suppliers and to strengthening economic development in the communities we serve.

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2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

KeyCorp’s annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report includes measurements associated with the sustainability and societal impact of our investments. Our ESG report is a companion piece to our annual report to shareholders—it provides all stakeholders with an update accessing our progress on our four priorities: diversity, equity and inclusion, economic inclusion and community vitality, green banking, and thriving employees.
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Strengthening Business Networking

Through our Key Business Impact and Networking Groups (KBINGs), we attract, engage, develop and retain a diverse workforce. These employee business resource groups are open to all employees, and the KBINGs help strengthen relationships and connections with our clients and communities:

  • African Heritage
  • Asia
  • Champions of People with Disabilities
  • Hispanic-Latinx
  • Jewish Cultural
  • Key for Lifetime Contributors
  • Key Legal Exchange
  • Key Military Network
  • Key Women’s Network
  • Key Young Professionals
  • Parents are Key

59% Diversity in Key's Enterprise Workforce

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 Spent with Key's Diverse Suppliers

We do more than hire a diverse workforce – we support diverse businesses.

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Key U.S. Employee Diversity in December 20201

Employee CategoryFemaleWhiteBlack/African AmericanHispanic/LatinoAsianAll Other
KeyCorp Board of Directors33%80%13%7%0%0%
Exec/Sr Level Officials and Managers29%95%0%5%0%0%
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers46%84%5%4%5%1%
Sales Workers, Admin Support and Service Workers68%75%10%7%5%2%

Pay Equity

KeyBank is committed to pay equity across our entire workforce.

Pay Equity

Awarded for Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our commitment to diversity is reflected in the awards we've received. We have an exciting record of ten years of perfect Corporate Equality Index scores. DiversityInc has named us a Top 50 Company for seven consecutive years. And we've achieved even more:

Diversity & Inclusion

12x winner

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity (2005, 2007-2009, 2014-2021)

Diversity & Inclusion

2x winner

DiversityInc Top Companies for People with Disabilities (2019-2020)

Diversity & Inclusion

2x winner

DiversityInc Top Companies for LGBT Employees (2019-2020)

Diversity & Inclusion


DiversityInc Top Companies for Veterans

13x winner

Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality (2008-2011, 2013-2021)

8x winner

Points of Light's Civic 50 for Community-Minded Companies (2013, 2014, 2016-2021)

8x winner

Military Friendly® Employer (2015-2022)

6x winner

Military Friendly® Spouse Employer (2017-2022)

2x winner

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (2020-2021)

5x winner

National Organization on Disability Leading Disability Employer Seal (2017-2021)

7x winner

Black EOE Journal "Best of the Best" Top Employers (2015-2021)


MBN Supplier Diversity Best of the Decade


As of December 31, 2020. This information is developed based on current EEO-1 reporting categories, and represents KeyCorp’s diversity in 2020.


Excludes Board of Directors.

Key is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.