Inclusion and Diversity
We See The Power of Diverse Teams
We believe that diversity contributes to better performance, decision-making and outcomes. For us, inclusion and diversity are essential to our success as a company.
Did You Know?
Companies with high gender diversity are 21% more likely to outperform on profitability than others.1
Companies with high ethnic and
cultural diversity are 33% more likely to financially outperform
Where diversity is valued, performance improves by 12%; intent to stay by 20%.2
As an investment manager entrusted with $4.02 trillion* and as an employer of 2,500 talented people across the globe, we understand the special responsibility we have to our clients and employees to support diversity at every level of our business.
We’re proud of receiving an 100% from the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index and an 100% on the Disability Equality Index, among many other accolades – but we are not stopping there. We’ve made a commitment to measure and improve diversity throughout our organization.
1Delivering through Diversity. McKinsey & Company, 2018.
2Corporate Social Responsibility, Multi-faceted Job-Products, and Employee Outcomes. Journal of Business Ethics, October 2015.
* This figure is presented as of March 31, 2022 and includes approximately $73.35 billion USD of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.
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