Awards and Recognition:
Cigna Recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine with 2016 Ladder Award
CR magazine annually ranks the nation's top 100 companies for demonstrated corporate responsibility (CR) best practices and a commitment to publicly reporting their socially responsible initiatives. The new Ladder Award recognizes the 25 companies on the 100 Best list that have shown the most advancement this year in their commitment to responsible business practices.
Cigna receives first place in the "Media Relations/PR Campaign" category of PR Daily's 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards
The Cigna Foundation provided a World of Difference grant to the Health Advocates In-Reach and Research program (or HAIR) led by the University of Maryland (UMD) Maryland Center for Health Equity to encourage colorectal screenings by using barbers to spread the message. Its success is the reason Cigna has won first place in the “Media Relations/PR Campaign” category of PR Daily’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards.
National Business Group on Health Honors Cigna With "Innovation in Advancing Healthy Equity" Award
Cigna was one of just six companies honored by the National Business Group on Health with their Innovation in Advancing Health Equity Award for ongoing commitment to promote health equity and reduce health care disparities in the workplace.
Cigna Named Corporation of the Year by World Affairs Council – Washington, DC
The World Affairs Council-Washington, DC named Cigna its 2015 Corporation of the Year in recognition of best practice by a U.S. multinational company in the global social responsibility sector; citing Cigna's global commitment to corporate social responsibility, diversity, health and fitness as reasons for the recognition.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index
Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) annually rates almost 4,500 American companies and organizations on their policies, benefits, and practices pertinent to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees. In 2015, Cigna was recognized as one of only 72 companies considered by the CEI as the best companies for promoting workplace equality for transgender employees.
Disability Equality IndexSM
Cigna is proud to have scored highly on the first annual Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM). The inaugural survey measures a broad range of workplace, supply chain and marketplace activities and was created by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®).
Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2016
Cigna was named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2016. This list recognizes public companies that had outstanding corporate-responsibility performances in 2016. The 100 Best List documents 303 data points and performance measures in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy & community support. The list ranks the Russell 1000 Index.
CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM
The CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ provides a framework for employers to have a healthier workplace by focusing on cancer risk reduction, early detection, and access to clinical trials and high-quality care.
Military Times Announces the 75 Best for Vets: Employers 2016
The organization comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times focused on culture and policies that cater to military veterans when conducting and scoring the sixth annual Best for Vets: Employers survey, a highly respected, nearly 90-question analysis of a company's efforts to connect with veterans and provide an environment for success.
2015 MSCI Global Sustainability Index*
Cigna is a constituent of the 2015 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.