State Street Recognized in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index

Index Doubles in Size, Recognizing 52 Firms Across EMEA, APAC and the Americas


Monday, January 23, 2017 4:59 pm EST



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LONDON, January 23, 2017 — State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) announced today that it is one of 52 firms recognized in the 2017 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index (BFGEI). The index provides investors and organizations with standardized aggregate data across company gender statistics; employee policies; gender-conscious product offerings; and external community support and engagement.
In order to be considered, State Street submitted a social survey created by Bloomberg in partnership with third-party experts, including Women's World Banking, Catalyst and Working Mother Media. The surveys in the 2017 index scored at or above 60 points, a global threshold established by Bloomberg to reflect disclosure and the achievement or adoption of best-in-class statistics and policies.
Jeff Conway, chief executive officer of State Street EMEA said, “We work hard to provide all of our employees with the most inclusive and diverse working environment possible. Since 2012, we’ve set internal targets to increase the number of women in senior roles to benchmark our progress. We are proud to showcase our strong commitment to gender equality, and alongside our peers, better understand the gender-equality related issues that our employees, clients and communities face.”
Angela Sun, head of Strategy and Corporate Development at Bloomberg said, "Companies are increasingly focused on managing operational risks, including the attraction and retention of employees. As investors look for new drivers of risk-aware alpha, the demand for data around gender equality and other social and governance metrics continues to grow. The BFGEI brings greater transparency to the practices and policies crucial to managing those risks and attracting investor capital."
"We are encouraged by the significant expansion of this year's index, and by the leadership each of our member firms has demonstrated," said Peter T. Grauer, chairman of Bloomberg and Founding Chairman of the U.S. 30% Club. "Their commitments to building diverse and inclusive work environments are setting new standards around the globe and raising awareness around the challenges all of our organizations face."
Both the survey and the BFGEI are voluntary and have no associated costs. Bloomberg collected this data for reference purposes only. The index is not ranked. For more information on the BFGEI and how to submit information for next year’s Index, please click here.
Bloomberg clients can access the BFGEI at: {BFGEI Index DES <GO>}

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