MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that for the eighth consecutive year it has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which tracks the performance of public companies that report gender-related data.
The reference index measures gender equality across five pillars: leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, anti-sexual harassment policies, and external brand.
“Realizing the potential of women in the workplace by reinforcing an inclusive culture, growing careers and developing leaders is directly aligned to MetLife’s purpose of building more confident futures for all,” said MetLife Chief Human Resources Officer Susan Podlogar. “Our focus on gender equity is part of our company’s broader commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, which we believe creates an environment where our employees are energized to drive innovation for our customers and other stakeholders.”
As part of MetLife’s 2030 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitments, MetLife is addressing the needs of the underserved and underrepresented through a mix of investments, products and services, supply chain, volunteering, and community efforts. Gender is among MetLife’s diversity, equity and inclusion focus areas, and in support:
- MetLife is a member of the UN Global Compact’s (UNGC) Target Gender Equality Initiative, a gender-equality accelerator program for companies that have signed on to the UNGC.
- MetLife is executing the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles through time-bound action plans aimed at building a workplace that works for all.
- MetLife is part of WEConnect International, an organization committed to enabling women business owners to compete in the global marketplace.
For more information on MetLife’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, check out our podcast, Inclusion Begins with Me: Conversations that Matter, available wherever you listen to podcasts, and visit https://www.metlife.com/about-us/global-diversity-equity-inclusion/.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help individual and institutional customers build a more confident future. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 markets globally and holds leading positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.
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