Gender Equality Unlocks Economic Growth

Studies show achieving gender equality through equal employment opportunities, education, financial inclusion, digital inclusion, maternal health and help with unpaid child and elder care could substantially boost global growth. Companies achieving gender diversity also tend to perform better.

Why Gender Equality Matters

It’s right for people and right for business

Gender equality energizes talent, broadens a company’s view of the world and strengthens capabilities.  BNY Mellon is committed to hiring more women at all levels across our organization and exploring investment opportunities that advance women’s roles in society


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SDG 5 is a priority for BNY Mellon, as we work to end discrimination against women and girls and support access to equal opportunities and resources.

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Wanted: More Women on Wall Street

BNY Mellon and the Wall Street Women’s Alliance are helping to pave the way towards gender equality in financial services.

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Powering Potential

As part of a two-year partnership, BNY Mellon and the United Nations Foundation explored how gender-lens investing can unlock new opportunities.


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Investing in the Power of Women

Womenomics is a secular investment opportunity in Japan that invests in women’s economic empowerment. The lead portfolio manager explains.


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Gender Equality WINs in Brazil

As in many parts of the world, workplace gender equality is a challenge in Brazil. BNY Mellon’s WIN employee/business resource group makes progress.

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Dignity Through Education

India’s Avvai Home & Orphanage increases girls’ dignity and self-respect through education. BNY Mellon India volunteers share knowledge and wisdom.

Powering Potential

Globally, women influence or control more than 25 percent of wealth, but a lack of access to affordable financial products and services can hold them back. BNY Mellon helps increase women’s financial inclusion to improves their lives, communities and society.

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CSR Downloads

Each year we report on our CSR activities and performance. Access our CSR Reports and other downloads.

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Daisey Holmes
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Daisey Holmes
Global Head, Philanthropy & Corporate Social Responsibility
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