Diversity and Inclusion

Our journey goes beyond leadership. We want to be the best – for each other and those we serve. And, it’s our differences – unique perspectives, experiences and expertise – that will get us there.


As the Investments Company for the World, we are an engine for the global financial markets. Our diversity powers our company, fuels progress and prosperity, and drives our mission to improve lives through investing.

“Not a hobby...an absolute business imperative.”
— Samir Pandiri, Executive Vice President and CEO, Asset Servicing

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Do you aspire to be your very best? Are you passionate about owning and driving your career? If you answered “yes,” you might like it here.


Innovative. Inclusive. Iconic. On our journey to becoming one of the safest, most trusted financial institutions in the world, we created a distinctive culture, fostered through an unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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We’re evolving the conversation and our culture, advancing inclusion across a broader spectrum of diversity attributes.

“Our inclusive culture enables us to play a critical role in the global markets and meet the high expectations of those who depend on us.”
— Lee Stephens, Executive Vice President, Global Client Management


Diversity alone is not enough. Harnessing the power of diversity and creating a culture of inclusion and innovation takes a sophisticated, nuanced kind of leadership. We’re proud to have that type of leadership at BNY Mellon.

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“If I were 22, I would do the exact thing I was conditioned not to...”
Gerald Hassell, Chairman and CEO of BNY Mellon, shares the many reasons why recent grads are poised to surpass the leaders hiring them.

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American women control two-thirds of household spending - and 70% of intergenerational wealth transfer over the next 40 years.
At BNY Mellon, we are invested in helping women make smart moves.

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"We want our people to thrive and grow, to be proud of who they are and where they work."
— Mitchell Harris, CEO of BNY Mellon Investment Management and Executive Sponsor of PRISM

Employee Resources

Employee resource groups are integral to our winning culture and global success. These valuable networks create the conditions for our people to succeed and deliver more – for clients, investors, stakeholders and each other.

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Employee resource groups (ERGs) foster deep relationships and rewarding collaboration among our people around the world. They provide leadership development and a chance to shine on a global stage.


BNY Mellon’s commitment to diversity and inclusion stems from a larger aspiration to make a difference where it matters most. We set our sights on delivering more than business results – we aim to improve lives through investing.

Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity

BNY Mellon’s Supplier Diversity Program forges strong relationships with a diverse supplier network. We are interested in what you have to offer and can help you position your company to bid on new business.

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Diversity and Inclusion Governance


Our Global Diversity and Inclusion Council members serve as champions, role models and change agents.

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Strategic Alliances


Whether we are leading or convening or actively supporting, BNY Mellon is delivering greater impact through strategic collaborations.

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BNY Mellon strives to make a positive impact in the world directly through peoples’ lives. Our efforts have been recognized by media, professional organizations and community groups from around the world.

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 We are proud of the worldwide recognition we receive and remain committed to doing all we can to help our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential.

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As part of its 2016 Asian Pacific American (APA) Employer Awards, the Asia Society honored BNY Mellon for being at the forefront of promoting APA professionals and advancing global diversity.

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BNY Mellon is one of 26 firms recognized in the inaugural 2016 Bloomberg Financial Services Gender-Equality Index. The index establishes a global benchmark, reflecting disclosure and the achievement or adoption of best-in-class statistics and gender-equality policies.