Cigna (NYSE: CI), a health service company, proudly announced that it
received a perfect score of 100 on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index
(CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies
and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the
Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This is the fifth year in a row that
Cigna has scored highly on the CEI, and joins the ranks of 517 major
U.S. businesses that also earned top marks this year.
“We’re honored by this designation, as we work hard every day to ensure
that our workplace is inclusive and welcoming to the LGBT community.
We’re committed to helping each member of our workplace use his or her
unique gifts and talents to succeed,” said Rosanna Durruthy, Cigna's
diversity director. “As well, we recognize the importance of achieving
health equity for all the people we serve, including our customers who
are transgender, through affordable, culturally competent care that
improves their health, well-being and sense of security.”
The 2017 CEI rated 1,043 businesses in the report, which evaluates
LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination
workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive
health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with
the LGBT community. Cigna's efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s
criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best
Place to Work for LGBT Equality.
For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's
largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for
lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a
world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at
home, at work and in every community.
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 more than 90 million customer relationships
throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to
follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.
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