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• Jan 27, 2022

Cherry Hill, N.J., Jan. 27, 2022 – TD Bank and TD Securities U.S. announced today that they both have been named as one of the 2022 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, receiving scores of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. TD Bank and TD Securities U.S. join the ranks of over 840 major U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.

“Being recognized as a 'Best Place to Work' for 13 consecutive years is a testament to TD's long-standing history of supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Two-Spirit, Plus (LGBTQ2+) colleagues and our commitment to inclusion and continued progress," said Ellen Glaessner, U.S. General Counsel, TD Bank, N.A. and Management Committee Sponsor of TD Bank's U.S. LGBTQ2+ Business Resource Group. "At TD, we aim to be the employer and bank of choice for members of the LGBTQ2+ community. Our success depends on fostering a culture of care that creates an environment where colleagues feel included, know that their voices are being heard and feel proud to call TD home."

The results of the 2022 CEI showcase how 1,271 U.S.-based companies are not only promoting LGBTQ+-friendly workplace policies in the U.S., but also for the 56% of CEI-rated companies with global operations who are helping advance the cause of LGBTQ+ inclusion in workplaces abroad. TD Bank and TD Securities met all the CEI’s criteria to earn its 100 percent ranking and the designation as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.

The CEI criteria are reviewed annually, raising the bar to reflect best practices for LGBTQ+ inclusion and to drive companies to improve upon their commitment to the community. The 2022 CEI criteria fall under four central pillars:

  1. Non-discrimination policies across business entities;
  2. Equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families;
  3. Supporting an inclusive culture; and,
  4. Corporate social responsibility.

    "This accomplishment recognizes our efforts to support and celebrate LGBTQ2+ colleagues, customers and communities," said Brad Wallace, Head of Human Resources, TD Securities U.S., and Chair of TD Securities U.S. LGBTQ2+ Employee Resource Group. "This recognition inspires us to keep the momentum going as we continue our efforts to enhance experiences for LGBTQ2+ colleagues and make TD Securities a place where everyone can thrive."

    For more information on the 2022 Corporate Equality Index, the full report is available at www.hrc.org/cei.

    About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®

    TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9.7 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,100 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.td.com/us. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US and www.twitter.com/TDNews_US.

    TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com/us.

    About TD Bank Group

    The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group ("TD" or the "Bank"). TD is the fifth largest bank in North America by assets and serves over 26 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in The Charles Schwab Corporation; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with more than 15 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.7 trillion in assets on April 30, 2021. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

    About the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

    The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people. Through its programs, the HRC Foundation seeks to make transformational change in the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ people, shedding light on inequity and deepening the public’s understanding of LGBTQ+ issues, with a clear focus on advancing transgender and racial justice. Its work has transformed the landscape for more than 15 million workers, 11 million students, 1 million clients in the adoption and foster care system and so much more. The HRC Foundation provides direct consultation and technical assistance to institutions and communities, driving the advancement of inclusive policies and practices; it builds the capacity of future leaders and allies through fellowship and training programs; and, with the firm belief that we are stronger working together, it forges partnerships with advocates in the U.S. and around the globe to increase our impact and shape the future of our work.

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