At KeyBank, we value diversity and foster inclusion throughout our business, from the employees we hire and the customers 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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Diversity & Inclusion Annual Report

At Key, diversity is who we are; inclusive is what we choose to be.

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
  • Asian
  • 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

67% 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 20181

Employee CategoryFemaleWhiteBlack/African AmericanHispanic/LatinoAsianAll Other
KeyCorp Board of Directors36%86%14%0%0%0%
Exec/Sr Level Officials and Managers0.08%0.24%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.00%
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers9%17%1%1%1%0%
Sales Workers, Admin Support and Service Workers38%42%5%4%2%1%

Awarded for Our Diversity 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 five consecutive years. And we've achieved even more:

Diversity & Inclusion

10x winner

DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity (2005, 2007-2009, 2014-2019)

Diversity & Inclusion


DiversityInc Top 15 Companies for People with Disabilities

Diversity & Inclusion

5x winner

DiversityInc Top 20 Companies for Diversity Councils (2014-2018)

12x winner

Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality (2008-2011, 2013-2020)

6x winner

Points of Light's Civic 50 for Community-Minded Companies (2013-2019)

6x winner

Military Friendly® Employer (2015-2020)

4x winner

Military Friendly® Spouse Employer (2017-2020)

5x winner

Black EOE Journal "Best of the Best" Top Employers (2015-2019)

3x winner

National Organization on Disabilities' Leading Disability Employer Seal (2017-2019)


Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index


MBN Supplier Diversity Best of the Decade


National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) Best-of-the-Best Corporation for Inclusion


This information is developed based on current EEO-1 reporting categories, and represents KeyCorp’s diversity in 2018.

Key is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.