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PNC ACHIEVES MLT BLACK EQUITY AT WORK CERTIFICATION
Achievement reflects PNC's ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion
The MLT Black Equity at Work Certification is a critical resource for employers committed to Black equity. It provides the clarity, guidance, and support employers need to make tangible progress. The plan approval process helps employers develop robust, comprehensive plans to achieve certification in one to three years. The certification also provides broad-based recognition, enabling employers that take meaningful actions toward Black equity to stand out.
"Achieving certification demonstrates that PNC is on the right course, but this is not the finish line," says PNC's Chief Diversity Officer
The Certification focuses on People, Purchasing and Philanthropy, and centers on five Pillars:
- Workplace Culture
- Business Practices
- Contributions and Investments
"Becoming Black Equity at Work Certified requires a rigorous, comprehensive approach to moving the needle on racial equity. On behalf of MLT, I applaud PNC for reaching this milestone, and am grateful for our 10+ year partnership," says
The two-step process to achieving certification includes a comprehensive measurement framework, requirement of rigorous action, hands-on support, and accountability for achieving and sustaining measurable results. During step one, employers develop a comprehensive plan to make progress in each of the five pillars of the MLT Black Equity at Work Certification scorecard. Once the plan is approved, employers have up to three years to achieve the minimum qualifying score to become MLT Black Equity at Work Certified. The Certification framework was carefully crafted by MLT with support from
"What gets measured is often what gets done, and we're proud to see that our results indicate meaningful progress," says
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is a national nonprofit working to transform our country's leadership pipelines and increase access to the American Dream. MLT provides Black, Latinx, and Native American talent with the coaching, playbook, and networks they need in order to excel in high-trajectory careers, secure economic mobility for their families, and become high-impact senior leaders equipped to advocate for vulnerable communities. MLT also provides a comprehensive solution for institutions, which combines best-in-class recruitment, retention, and diversity strategy offerings. Learn more at www.mltracialequityatwork.org.
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