Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) was established in 2001 though the merger of Sakura Bank and Sumitomo Bank, the core financial institutions of the Mitsui Group and the Sumitomo Group, respectively, each with its own long history. SMBC as a core member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG), work together with other members of the Group to offer customers highly sophisticated, comprehensive financial services globally.
SMBC Americas fosters an inclusive environment and embraces the uniqueness of each employee. In recent years, we were nationally recognized for our inclusion and diversity efforts. Our organization received a perfect 100 score on the 2019 Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index best places to work for LGBT, the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for driving gender equality through transparency, and Exelon’s Honor Roll for Outstanding Achievements in Diversity and Inclusion.
To advance our goals for SMBC Americas, our Enterprise Resource Groups for different employee segments as well as our networking events, transferable skills training, cultural programs, and mentoring opportunities help our employees to build relationships among our teams and external partners. We are encouraged by our progress with these initiatives and look to furthering and expanding our inclusion and diversity efforts across the organization.
We grow and prosper together with our customers, by providing services of greater value to them. We aim to maximize our shareholders’ value through the continuous growth of our business. We create a work environment that encourages and rewards diligent and highly-motivated employees.