Last week, BMO was recognized for our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace by three prestigious lists!
For the second year in a row, BMO was included on Forbes magazine’s Best Employers for Diversity in the United States list. The Forbes list is completed by surveying 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees and ranks companies that are committed to cultivating a culture that encourages diversity and the support of all employees. This year, BMO was one of 29 banks that were included on the list of 500 organizations.
BMO’s diversity performance was also recognized for the fifth year in a row by Bloomberg, which announced that it has included BMO on its 2020 Gender Equity Index. The global index recognizes companies committed to gender equality and inclusivity within the workplace and the community, and publicly demonstrates each company’s commitment to equality and advancing women. This year, the index included nearly 6,000 companies across 84 countries.
To add to the excitement, BMO received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index and was named the Best Place to Work for the third year in a row! This index is a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer employees.
BMO is driven by our Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life, and we continue to be industry leaders in fostering diversity and inclusion. We have established Vision 2020, a set of goals for a diverse workforce focused on increasing diversity across all levels of the organization through innovative talent practices and ambitious workforce representation goals.