NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MUFG today announced that it ranks among DiversityInc’s 2015 Top 10 U.S. Regional Companies for Diversity, ranking sixth on the “Regional Companies” specialty list. MUFG typically outperforms larger banks on DiversityInc’s list of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity.
The Top 10 Regional Companies for Diversity list recognizes companies for inclusive practices in the following four areas:
1) CEO/Leadership Commitment, including accountability, personal communications, and visibility
2) Equitable talent development, including Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
3) Pipeline, including workforce demographics and recruitment
4) Supplier diversity, including working with small businesses in disadvantaged areas and other underrepresented and underserved groups
“We are especially proud to receive this validation of our bank’s efforts,” said Annemieke van der Werff, Chief Human Resources Officer for the Americas. “It’s a testament to the momentum with which we have responded to the higher calling of inclusion required across our increasingly diverse workforce, customer base, and communities.”
MUFG’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is illustrated in numerous programs, products, services, and programs, including its community partnerships; a diverse and highly engaged workforce in which more than half of its employees are people of color and more than 60 percent women; and a strong commitment to community development finance and diverse business lending.
DiversityInc recently honored MUFG and others for their outstanding achievements in diversity at an awards gala in New York.
“This recognition demonstrates the importance of an inclusive culture throughout every aspect of business,” said Tisa Jackson, Vice President of Corporate Inclusion and Diversity. “We are proud of our accomplishments in creating a workforce and partnerships that reflect the diverse communities that we serve.”
About MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
MUFG Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service bank with offices across the United States. We provide a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, retail banking and wealth management solutions to meet the needs of customers. We also offer an extensive portfolio of value-added solutions for customers, including investment banking, personal and corporate trust, global custody, transaction banking, capital markets, and other services. With assets of $113.0 billion, as of March 31, 2015, MUFG Union Bank has strong capital reserves, credit ratings and capital ratios relative to peer banks. MUFG Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE:MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations with total assets of approximately ¥254 trillion, as of March 31, 2015. The corporate headquarters (principal executive office) for MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, which is the financial holding company and MUFG Union Bank, is in New York City. The main banking office of MUFG Union Bank is in San Francisco, California.
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