For the second year in a row, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has received a score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
The Minneapolis Fed’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria earned the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
The Minneapolis Fed joins the ranks of more than 680 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.
The CEI rates companies and top law firms on detailed criteria falling under five broad categories:
- Nondiscrimination policies
- Employment benefits
- Demonstrated organizational competency and accountability around LGBTQ diversity and inclusion
- Public commitment to LGBTQ equality
- Responsible citizenship
The full CEI report is available online at www.hrc.org/cei.
Here’s a full report on the Minneapolis Fed’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System, the nation’s central bank. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is responsible for the Ninth Federal Reserve District, which includes Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis participates in setting national monetary policy, supervises numerous banking organizations, and provides a variety of payments services to financial institutions and the U.S. government.