|[November 14, 2012]
Cigna Scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
Cigna (NYSE: CI), a global leader in health services, has been
recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" by the Human
Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. Cigna is one of 252 companies that
scored 100% on HRC's 2013
Corporate Equality Index (CEI).
"We are pleased to be among the companies that scored 100% on the
Corporate Equality Index and we value the recognition of our ongoing
commitment to an inclusive environment for all of our employees," said John
Murabito, Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Services.
"Cigna's perfect score on the 2013 Corporate Equality Index is an
important indicator of our commitment to the health, well being and
sense of security of our colleagues and customers. Our employees are a
valuable source of insights and experiences, enabling us to better serve
the diverse needs of LGBT customers," said Rosanna Durruthy, Cigna's
chief diversity officer.
Cigna celebrates the individuality and authenticity of our employees and
customers. GO YOU, our brand philosophy, acknowledges and alues the
differences that contribute to the tremendous potential of every
individual. Cigna's "Colleague Resource Groups" and Health Disparities
Council support the company's inclusive culture and partner to eliminate
health disparities, including those experienced by the LGBT community.
Cigna and The
Cigna Foundation support LBGT non-profit charities including The
Hetrick Martin Institute (HMI), Gay,
Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), Hartford
Gay and Lesbian Health Collective/One
Big Event, the Mautner
Project, and others.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is America's largest civil rights
organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
equality. The HRC's Corporate Equality Index analyzes and ranks large
U.S. employers and their policies and practices pertinent to lesbian,
bisexual and transgender employees.
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company
dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and sense
of security. All products and services are provided exclusively by or
through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including
Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Cigna Health and Life
Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America and Cigna
Life Insurance Company of New York. Such products and services include
an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental,
behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other
related products including group life, accident and disability
insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and
jurisdictions, and has approximately 71 million customer relationships
throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to
follow us on Facebook or Twitter (News - Alert), visit www.cigna.com.
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