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Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to the work we do every day, and who we are as a community. The Boston Fed encourages diversity and the strength that comes from diverse perspectives, ideas and approaches. We are dedicated to advancing and supporting diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity – and do so through a variety of means. We leverage diversity and inclusion for enhanced creativity, innovation, and better business outcomes.

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“I have been at the Bank since my senior year of high school as part of Boston’s PIC program. Now, I am working full-time as a Business Services Coordinator and I have opportunity to continue to grow. I’ve grown and learned so much—from communication techniques to being part of a team.”

Diem Truong, Real Estate Services Group

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Environmental Responsibility Environmental Responsibility

At the Boston Fed, sustainability is in our DNA: elements of energy conservation are evident in the very design of our building. We focus on both efficient operations and systems and continual consumption reduction and are a leader in our region, achieving LEED Gold Certification (Existing Buildings) in 2009 - 2010 and awarded the Earth Award by Boston’s Building Owners and Managers Association in 2013. The Bank was the first participant organization in the citywide Challenge for Sustainability to be named recipient of the Target 2020 Leaders Award in 2014 for achieving a 25% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, and we were among the first to join the Mayor’s Carbon Cup Challenge with the goal of a 35% reduction by 2020.

We look for consumption savings in every aspect of daily life at the Fed. Our beautiful 4th floor Roof Garden Patio is a “green roof”, a bio-organism that processes CO2 and reduces the temperature in surrounding areas. Our “white roof” blocks UV rays and reflects sunlight, which reduces energy consumption. Our cleaning program is “least harmful, chemical free” using powerful oxidized water – stronger and better than the usual green cleaning programs. Our employee action group, The Green Circle, supports employee engagement campaigns in reuse and recycling, from food services to eyeglasses, cellphones and even sneakers. In everything from our most complex HVAC systems to our “Big Belly” solar-powered trash compactor, our annual Energy Fairs and the “Juicebox” e-car charging station, we believe in the living the green life every day.

“As an economist in training, working directly with experienced economists and more tenured research assistants provides for constant on-the-job learning. There are also multiple opportunities to attend seminars given by visiting scholars that provide the unique chance to ask questions and learn firsthand about new publications.”

Jacqueline Penn, Research

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