BLOOMFIELD, Conn., 30 June, 2016 - With the release today of its 2015 Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) offers an up-close look at the company’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) policies and priorities.
“Cigna Connects, our approach to corporate responsibility, builds powerful connections that positively impact the health of people, communities and the environment. Cigna is committed to serving as a catalyst for positive change in our communities around the world. We are proud to publish our 2015 updates on progress toward our environmental, social and governance objectives in our third Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility Report,” said Cigna President and CEO David M. Cordani.
The report highlights Cigna's 2015 ESG accomplishments, including:
In 2015, Cigna became a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, committing to the Compact’s 10 principles on human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Cigna is the first U.S. health insurance company to join the Compact, and this 2015 report carries Cigna's first formal communications on how it supports the 10 Compact principles. Additionally, this report communicates, for the first time, Cigna's aspirations to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals, a global plan of action for the next 15 years, through aligning with the initiatives of the Cigna Foundation World of Difference grant program.
Cigna's annual CR Report, available online at www.cigna.com/corporateresponsibility, describes Cigna's strategically aligned approach to corporate responsibility, called Cigna Connects, and shares facts, figures and stories that demonstrate how Cigna works to create shared value for Cigna and society by applying its unique resources. The report communicates Cigna's leadership in creating a more sustainable health care system and demonstrates how Cigna's non-financial performance aligns with its mission, supports its core business, and creates benefits for stakeholders.
These actions and more are described in the CR Snapshot page of Cigna's 2015 report. Cigna's CR report was prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. The GRI is the most widely used framework for voluntary, non-financial reporting. Please connect with Cigna to share thoughts or questions at email@example.com.
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 90 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.
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