Cigna Scores 100% on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index
*Company earns Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality
*Diversity among employees helps company better serve diverse customers
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. -- November 14, 2012
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 values 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
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, visit www.cigna.com.
Judy Hartling, 860-226-6272
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