At State Street, inclusion and diversity are embedded in our values and culture. We know an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce make us stronger and more successful. In a fast-paced and evolving world, we make it a priority to ensure that all of our employees across the globe feel their identities and experiences are represented, embraced, and celebrated. Fostering an environment that encourages the authenticity of our employees isn’t just smart, it’s essential. By educating, inspiring, and empowering our employees at every level of the business, we cultivate a global force of leaders that reflects the diverse markets we serve. That’s why we focus on attracting, hiring, developing, and advancing talent of all kinds. Our progress isn’t always perfect, but we each have the power to have courageous conversations, and advocate for the things that matter most. It isn’t enough to lead the way, we must build the way.
Our aim is to create an inclusive organization for persons with disabilities, and this is why we are committing to the following areas of focus:
- Providing an enabling environment through inclusive policies, systems, trainings and processes for individualized reasonable accommodations, accessible built environment and technology
- Working on an inclusive employment journey for people with disabilities – from recruitment, to retention and talent development.
- Partnering with community organizations working in disability inclusion space to drive impact and employee engagement
- Quarterly tracking of metrics by the Management Council against the above commitments.