By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News -- Cigna (NYSE:CI) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), with recognition from the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America). Cigna's score of 78 placed the company in the leading position within the Health Care Providers & Services industry sector, where the industry average score was 35. Cigna scored in the 95th percentile in its industry for the Environmental Dimension and in the 100th percentile in its industry for the Economic and Social Dimensions.
"Cigna is proud to be recognized for living our mission and values and meeting the needs and expectations of our stakeholders through our Cigna Connects corporate responsibility platform," said Mary Tullis Engvall, Cigna Corporate Responsibility Manager.
Launched in 1999 as the first global sustainability benchmarks, the DJSI are tradeable indices and serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios and provide an effective engagement platform for companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices.
The world's 3,800 largest companies are invited to take part in the Dow Jones assessment, which consists of questions that address financially material sustainability information. About Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility Cigna Connects, our approach to corporate responsibility, aligns with our mission by making powerful connections that positively impact the health of people, communities and the environment. Through Cigna Connects, we aim to serve as a catalyst of action and a convener of stakeholders who, together, can make a difference around critical health topics. The key issues around which we center our Cigna Connects platform are Health & Well-Being, the Environment and Inclusive Business. To learn more about our Cigna Connects efforts, please explore our digital corporate responsibility report here. About Cigna 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 95 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com. View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170908005904/en/
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