Central to Bank of America’s strategy of sustainable Responsible Growth are the actions we take to be a great place to work for our teammates.
Our leadership team is held accountable for driving positive progress in female representation, culture, inclusivity and Being a great place to work. We set out D&I goals for the company which are cascaded down at all levels ensuring commitment, accountability and support to drive Diversity & inclusion in the workplace across the company.
Our company is committed to equal pay for equal work, including gender pay equity, by fairly and equitably compensating all of our employees. We maintain robust policies and practices that reinforce equal pay for equal work, including review and oversight from our Board and senior leaders.
We conduct annual analyses to examine individual employee pay before year-end compensation decisions are finalised, and we adjust compensation where appropriate. We believe our pay-for-performance approach, combined with our focus on workplace representation, will continue driving the advancement and representation of women in our company. Our strategy, programmes and actions are guided by our commitment to be part of a broader solution for gender equality, contributing to the advancement of women both within our workforce and in society as a whole. The results of our 2021 enterprise review of equal pay for equal workfootnote1 showed that compensation received by women was on average more than 99% of that received by men.
Bank of America Securities Europe S.A. (“BofA SE”) and Bank of America Europe Designated Activity Company, Paris branchfootnote2 (“BofA Europe, Paris Branch”) are required to calculate and publish a Gender Equality Index for 2021. This has been achieved by reference to mandatory indicators (outlined below), performance against each of which leads to the attainment of points, adding up to an overall score out of 100.
For 2021, the Gender Equality Index results, calculated in accordance with the requirements mandated under the Avenir law (Sept 2018) are as below: