In 2016, almost 300 PNC employees became PNC-Certified Women’s Business Advocates. This certification, in place for more than five years, has enabled employees to stand out in the communities they serve.
The newly certified employees joined the already established 1,500 PNC-Certified Women’s Business Advocates (WBAs) who work to meet the financial needs and well-being of female financial decision-makers as a result of the insights gained through the certification program.
Women who own businesses, women who make financial decisions for their families, women who run the financial operations for Fortune 500 companies, and women who are investing in a richer future for themselves all benefit from having a financial advocate who understands them. Understanding just how many women are in control of financial decision-making — and how to help them succeed — is a key outcome of PNC’s certification program.
With this training and certification, I will be able to better relate and communicate with them to earn their trust and, ultimately, their business portfolio.
I am committed to making more women feel at ease in business environments and believe this certification will aid me in doing so.
Having learned that privately held companies owned by women are the fastest-growing U.S. business segment, many WBAs have established networking groups for female owners and joined the leadership of organizations that provide entrepreneurial mentoring. PNC’s sponsorships of organizations like the Women Presidents’ Organization and The Committee of 200 are championed by WBAs who are passionate about contributing to the success of these groups and their members. WBAs also celebrate the accomplishments of female customers by nominating their stories for Women Who Achieve.
It is the policy of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. ("PNC") to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and existing employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, ancestry, marital status, genetic information, family medical history, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable ordinance or law. Protected veterans include disabled veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, recently separated veterans and Armed Forces service medal veterans. All aspects of employment including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, termination, compensation, and benefits conform to this basic policy in order to further the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
PNC's Equal Employment Policy is consistent with the requirements and objectives set forth in Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA), all as amended.
Affirmative Action Plans and processes have been developed and implemented throughout PNC to ensure that good faith efforts are made to provide equal employment opportunity to every employee and qualified potential employee and to formalize and reaffirm PNC's commitment to equal opportunity employment.
PNC's objectives are to establish realistic goals and implement programs to actively recruit, promote, and provide career opportunities for qualified minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. PNC has developed internal audit procedures to monitor the development, implementation, and progress of our objectives. Our overall goal is to recruit, hire, and maintain a culturally diverse workforce that can work to its fullest potential and provide PNC with a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
PNC's employees and applicants will not be subject to intimidation and/or harassment because they have engaged in or may engage in any of the following activities: filing a complaint; assisting or participating in an investigation; opposing any act or practice made unlawful by the provisions of Executive Order 11246, VEVRAA or Section 503; or exercising any other right protected by these laws.
Summaries of PNC's Affirmative Action Plan(s) are available for review. To schedule an appointment, please contact Diversity & Inclusion at 412-762-0381, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.