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KeyBank Earns Tenth Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index And Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Company Release - 11/9/2017 1:30 PM ET

CLEVELAND, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KeyBank today announced its tenth perfect score of 100 percent for satisfying all criteria on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. KeyBank joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.

KeyBank (PRNewsFoto/KeyCorp)

The 2018 CEI rated over 945 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. KeyBank's efforts in satisfying all of the CEI's criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

Quote from Beth Mooney, Chairman & CEO, KeyCorp:
"Engaging a diverse and inclusive workforce is not only a corporate priority for KeyBank, it is critical factor in our success. A culture where every employee is included, valued and empowered is a stronger culture. It is also one that will help our clients and our communities thrive"

Quote from Poppie Parish, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, KeyCorp:
"The power of a diverse and inclusive culture is that all employees are valued and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work each day. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in all we do – from our workforce and clients to our communities and suppliers. These tenets are woven into our corporate fabric as we work collaboratively to create an inclusive environment."

About KeyCorp
KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $136.7 billion at September 30, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs.  Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. For more information, visit https://www.key.com/. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

About The Human Rights Campaign Foundation
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

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