Awards and Recognitions

Awards and Recognitions

Cigna named to Dow Jones Indices

For the second year in a row, Cigna was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, with recognition from the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are considered among the most important global indicators of sustainability leadership, evaluating companies on environmental, social and governance factors relevant to their industry.

Cigna Given Hunger Hero Award by Feeding Children Everywhere

Feeding Children Everywhere (FCE) awarded its Hunger Hero Award for Cigna’s annual Cigna Fights Hunger Campaign, now in its fifth year. Cigna partners with FCE in its hunger projects, where Cigna employee volunteers pack meals. The Hunger Hero Awards started as a way to honor those making a difference and to bring awareness to the issue of global hunger.

Cigna's Asian Colleague Resource Group Recognized by Diversity Best Practices

The Asian/South Asian Colleague Resource Group at Cigna was recognized with an Above and Beyond Award for community impact from Diversity Best Practices, a division of Working Mother Media.

The Above and Beyond Awards pay tribute to organizations who demonstrate exceptional contributions to the community. Recipients have established best practices in diversity and inclusion to drive impact and improvement in the community's well-being.

Cigna Named Top Performing Health Plan in Maryland

Cigna Maryland PPO was named the top performing health plan according to the 2017 eValue8TM results released by the non-profit National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions for 2017-2018. The survey is an annual health care purchasing and quality improvement assessment that measures and evaluates health plan performance.

Cigna Named Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Cigna was named to the 2018 Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for the fourth consecutive year. The list ranks the environmental, social and governance performance of the 1,000 largest publicly traded companies in the United States. Cigna is the only global health service company to appear on the 2018 list.

Cigna Receives Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index

Cigna received a perfect 100 score on the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and has been recognized by the HRC Foundation as one of the "Best Places to Work for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Equality" for the sixth year in a row.

Cigna Designated a Military Friendly® Employer

Cigna was designated as a Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, which provides its list of Military Friendly Employers to service members and their families, helping them discover post-military career opportunities. Companies that have earned this designation are deemed to have exceptionally strong hiring programs and meaningful jobs for transitioning service members, veterans and spouses.

Latino Leaders Magazine Names Cigna a Best Employer

Cigna earned a score of 90 on the Corporate Inclusion Index compiled by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility. It has a longstanding commitment to minority suppliers, with a diversity program that was started in the 1970s.

Military Friendly Spouse Employer

The annual list recognizes companies that hire spouses of active duty services members and promote workforce development policies that acknowledge the unique challenges of military life and skills learned through those challenges. Read more.

Black Enterprise Top 50 Companies for Diversity

Award for major corporations that have demonstrated best practices through their diverse representation within their employee base, senior management ranks, corporate boards, and supplier pools. Read more.

Disability: In (formerly USBLN) Disability Equality Index – scored 100%

2018 Best Places to Work for People with Disabilities. Read more.

HACR – Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility

Cigna received a 5 star rating in one or more of our four pillars: Employment, Procurement, Philanthropy, and Governance. Read more.

Certified National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Cigna has earned “Certified” status for both physician and hospital quality from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Cigna is the only national health plan to achieve both certifications through NCQA’s Physician and Hospital Quality (PHQ) survey.

WARD'S 50 P&C Top Performers

The Ward Group named Cigna among its 2017 Ward’s 50 – an analysis of the top financial performers among 700 U.S. life and health insurance companies. Each Ward’s 50 company has passed all safety and consistency screens and achieved superior performance over the past five years.

The 'Happiest Companies' to Work for in 2017

Forbes, Dec. 2, 2016

Cigna ranked No. 11 on this year’s list of America’s 50 “Happiest Companies to Work For,” compiled by the careers website CareerBliss. On CareerBliss, workers submit reviews of their employers. The “happiest companies” ranking looks at how employees rate their work environment, relationship with management, growth opportunities, compensation and satisfaction with their specific position. The list takes into account more than 22,000 reviews.


The 'Just 100': America's Best Corporate Citizens in 2016

Forbes, Dec. 2, 2016 

Cigna has earned a position in this publication’s list of “America’s Best Corporate Citizens in 2016.” Companies were scored and ranked within their industries according to ten metrics: worker pay and benefits, worker treatment, supply chain impact, community well-being, domestic job creation, product attributes, customer treatment, leadership and ethics, environmental impact and investor alignment.

Coach by Cigna named Best Overall Health and Wellness App

Coach by Cigna has been named by the 2016 Fitties Award as the “Best overall health and wellness app.” The free Coach by Cigna app puts health and fitness programs in the palm of your hand, with instructional videos and support from health coaches to help you focus on improving in five integrated areas: nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress and weight management.


Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Presents ‘Vision’ Award to Cigna

Cigna has been awarded the Partner Appreciation Award by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services for its leadership and partnership in helping to educate and motivate Texans to engage in healthier activities and make important lifestyle changes. Read press release

Department of Defense "Freedom Award"

Cigna is a 2015 recipient of the Department of Defense "Freedom Award". The award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve. The award is only awarded to 15 companies, from a field of 2,960 submissions, across the country.


Case in Point Platinum Awards by Dorland Health

Cigna Group Insurance vice president wins Case in Point Platinum Award for leadership and innovation to improve healthy outcomes for disability customers. View release.

Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals by Gold Hermes

Cigna has been awarded a Gold Hermes by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for a health care professional white paper on disparate health outcomes in the Hispanic community.