Category: Diversity and inclusion

Through leader advocacy, innovative talent practices and ambitious workforce representation goals, BMO is focused on achieving industry leadership by increasing diversity and fostering inclusivity across all levels of the organization.


Forbes ranks BMO one of America’s Best Employers for Women in 2020

 

BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

For the second consecutive year, BMO Harris Bank has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers for Women. The selection is based on an independent survey from a sample of more than 75,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations. Survey questions are related […]

Five BMO Bankers named to Crain’s 2020 Notable Minorities in Commercial Banking list Five BMO Bankers named to Crain’s 2020 Notable Minorities in Commercial Banking list

 

Diversity and inclusion

Five BMO Harris Commercial Bankers were recently recognized by Crain’s Chicago Business as part of their 2020 Most Notable Minorities in Commercial Banking feature. The 40 executives included in the list represent a variety of leading financial institutions in the Chicago area, and work with clients ranging from large corporations to middle-market and small businesses. […]

DEI logo BMO earns 100 on 2020 Disability Equality Index for the fifth year in a row

 

Diversity and inclusion

Every day, BMO celebrates our differences and our commitment to having zero barriers and fostering a culture of inclusion for all, which creates stronger teams and allows us to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. We are pleased to announce that BMO has received a 100 on this year’s Disability Equality Index (DEI) […]

Hands holding hands BMO Announces Next Steps in Eliminating Racial Injustice

 

Corporate social responsibility, Diversity and inclusion

BMO has announced next steps in our commitment to a society with zero barriers to inclusion by working to eliminate racial inequities across the organization and the financial services industry. A variety of initiatives are now underway to address gaps that are impacting Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) employees, customers, and communities. Direct […]

Dave Casper stands in front of the mural with three school children Chicago Public School students create mural calling for change

 

Community giving, Corporate social responsibility, Diversity and inclusion

“Art can tell stories and change narratives,” says Suzette Bross, Executive Director of CPS Lives. “This mural is an expression of giving back to the community and showing the good in humanity.” In June 2020, a group of Chicago students transformed the temporary plywood used to cover BMO Harris Bank’s main branch during protests into […]

Two people hugging and smiling BMO Harris Bank expands availability of True Name™ for Mastercard

 

Diversity and inclusion

BMO Harris Bank has now expanded the availability of Mastercard’s True Name feature to additional payment card types. Members of the transgender and non-binary communities now have the ability to use their true first name on BMO Harris Bank consumer credit cards and small business debit and credit cards without the requirement of a legal […]