SunTrust Pledges Ongoing Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Monday, June 19th, 2017

SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced it has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

"As a purpose-driven company, we are dedicated to advancing the financial well-being of all Americans," said SunTrust Chairman and CEO Bill Rogers. "We encourage openness and value different perspectives, experiences and ideas, which inspires bold innovation and greater productivity. By engaging with one another, we more effectively help others achieve financial confidence."

SunTrust has established programs and practices in place to further the company's continued commitment to inclusion, including a national onUp Movement to help all Americans take steps to financial confidence; eight teammate networks to foster diverse ideas and perspectives; a focus on increasing women in leadership roles; and an enhanced maternity and paternity leave policy to provide paid leave of up to 16 weeks for birth mothers and six weeks for fathers, domestic partners and adoptive parents.