Awards and Recognition:
2014 MSCI Global Sustainability Index
Cigna is a constituent of the 2014 MSCI Global Sustainability Index, a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index designed to include companies with strong management of their environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities.
FTSE Group confirms that Cigna has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. Created by the global index company FTSE Group, FTSE4Good is an equity index series that is designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards. Companies in the FTSE4Good Index Series have met stringent environmental, social and governance criteria, and are positioned to capitalise on the benefits of responsible business practice.
Cigna Taiwan Awarded a Best Employer Award
The Taipei City Government recognized Cigna as a top ten "Family-Friendly Company" by the Ministry of the Interior in 2011.
National Business Group on Health Honors Cigna With "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles ®" Awards
With more than 35,000 employees worldwide, including an international workforce of approximately 14,000, Cigna created and supported a healthy culture through our enterprise wellness strategy, Healthy Life. The result is a more productive, resilient workforce. Healthy Life is one of the components of our overarching Total Rewards program, which covers a vast portfolio of benefits and services offered to Cigna employees globally.
Cigna Awarded 2013 Communicator Award
The International Academy of the Visual Arts for Health Care Reform Health Literacy Projects awarded Cigna's Health Care Reform for YOU interactive infographic that helps individuals/customers/general consumers learn about reform through a personalized "infograph," a Gold Award of Excellence. And, Cigna's InformedOnReform.com and Informed on Reform Web Meeting Series both won a Silver Award of Distinction.
2013 Latino 100
Latino magazine included Cigna in its first annual listing of 100 companies providing the most opportunity for Latinos.
2012 Silver Alexander Hamilton Award
Cigna Global Health Benefits was selected by Treasury & Risk magazine as the 2012 Silver Alexander Hamilton Award Winner in the “Best Green Strategies” category. Cigna was selected for the award based on its successful launch of a paperless, “green” Explanation of Benefits (EOB) document, which outlines for patients the medical treatments and services that are paid on their behalf.
Health disparities are differences in rates of disease, health outcomes or access to health care that are related to many factors. U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin recognized Cigna for its efforts to reduce health care disparities.
Cigna has been a national sponsor of the March of Dimes and its national fundraising campaign (March for Babies) since 1995. The March of Dimes helps moms have full-term pregnancies and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies. Cigna and its people have provided over $26 million to support this work.
This three-day blue ribbon event for runners of all types combines fun, family and physical activity, with opportunities to support a health-related charity. Presenting this event with Disney enables Cigna to reach thousands of people and celebrate their efforts to adopt a healthy lifestyle.
Dedicated to reversing the trend of childhood obesity, CO 180 is part of the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Cigna was instrumental in the launch of the Active Schools Acceleration Project (ASAP) and is the lead sponsor in the $1 million dollars of ASAP Acceleration Grants designed to increase students' opportunities for physical activity by putting simple, low-cost and innovative programs into action.
This is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research. They provide services to those affected by Alzheimer’s; advocate for policy change and scientific funding; and advance research toward prevention, treatment and cure.
HKC helps educators, youth leaders, and community members develop solutions that encourage young people to make healthy eating and physical activity choices. Cigna and HKC have teamed up on a number of projects, including Showcase Schools, the Mix Six for Healthy Balance Toolkit, and Dance for Health.
Cigna has sponsored Achilles International since 2008. Achilles provides athletes with disabilities with a community of support. Able-bodied volunteers and disabled runners come together to train and run. Cigna has expanded the relationship with a unique customer referral program providing customers with exclusive access to personal trainers and other Achilles services.