Pride Lives Here: BMO Celebrates LGBTQ2+ Community Across North America Français
BMO Financial Group
Jun 09, 2021, 07:00 ET
TORONTO and CHICAGO, June 9, 2021 /CNW/ - To mark Pride Month, BMO Financial Group is reaffirming its commitment to listening to, learning from and celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and two-spirited (LGBTQ2+) community through initiatives designed to eliminate barriers to inclusion. As a proud supporter of Pride for more than two decades, BMO is celebrating and sponsoring events in communities across North America – including the 25th annual pride & remembrance run in Canada – in addition to launching BMO Pride's new Road to Allyship Training Program for employees and establishing a five-year workforce representation goal of 3 per cent for LGBTQ2+ employees.
"At BMO, our Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life is the driving force behind creating a more inclusive and barrier free society that celebrates the everyday moments of the people who stand up and say 'Pride lives in me,'" said Mona Malone, Head of People & Culture and Chief Human Resources Officer, BMO Financial Group. "We are dedicated to fostering an environment of belonging, where all employees and customers are valued, respected and heard. Allies play an invaluable role in driving inclusion though support and advocacy, and by creating open and safe surroundings for all."
BMO Pride in Action
BMO, as part of its Purpose, remains focused on accelerating positive change and eliminating barriers to inclusion. The bank's ongoing support for the LGBTQ2+ community includes community and customer-focused initiatives, such as:
BMO Pride in the Workplace
For more information on BMO's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitments, visit:​.
About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider - the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $950 billion as of April 30, 2021, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.
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For further information: For News Media Inquiries: Natasha Boeck, BMO Financial Group, Toronto,​, (416) 867-3996
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