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LGBTQ Rights

LGBTQ+ people should be ensured basic equal rights and live safely and openly

Who we are

  • Founded by a union of immigrants, we support organizations on the front lines of social change
  • Joined Amicus briefs in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado
  • Provide pro bono services for Immigration Equality and the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • Signed on as a coalition partner with Compete America to champion equal employment opportunities for LGBTQ+ Americans
  • Member of Open Finance and Out Leadership

Where we stand

  • First bank to add LGBTQ+ to the definition of board diversity for shareholder voting standards
  • Launched Hate is Not Charitable campaign to stop the flow of philanthropic dollars to hate groups, including those discriminating against the LGBTQ+ community

What we do

  • One of the first banks to adopt IDNYC, allowing transgender individuals to open bank accounts
  • Our staff insurance plan includes gender affirming surgery and hormone therapy
  • Executive management sponsorship of the Pride Employee Resource Group
  • We offer gender neutral bathrooms and allow staff and visitors to use gender specific bathrooms which fit their own gender definition

 

Why Amalgamated?

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$5 billion

in assets

400+

employees

97 years

of making a difference

Putting our mission into action

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corporate and social responsibility

Amalgamated Bank works hard every day to support the most powerful change makers in America. We have the honor of standing with thousands of leaders of social change – nonprofits, foundations, labor unions, and more - as they take on complex, deeply rooted issues affecting hundreds of millions of lives.

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corporate and social responsibility

With the launch of the “Hate Is Not Charitable Campaign”, the Amalgamated Foundation announced to the world that we would not sit quietly while organizations that promote hate continue to work the system to benefit their abhorrent actions.

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corporate and social responsibility

Today, we became the first bank in the United States to endorse the United Nation’s Principles for Responsible Banking. The Principles for Responsible Banking provide the framework for the sustainable banking system of the future.