BLOOMFIELD, Conn. - October 01, 2018 - For the second year in a row, Cigna has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), with recognition from the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America). Cigna scored 74 out of 100 points, an increase of two points from 2017. Within the health care industry, Cigna scored in the 100th percentile for the Economic Dimension, 97th percentile for the Social Dimension and 94th percentile for the Environmental Dimension.
"Cigna is dedicated to helping people, families and communities improve their health and well-being, and we are proud to be recognized for demonstrating our purpose and performance," said Mary Tullis Engvall, director, corporate responsibility at Cigna.
Cigna Connects, the company's approach to corporate responsibility, aligns with Cigna's mission by making powerful connections that positively impact the health of people, communities and the environment. Through Cigna Connects, Cigna focuses on making a difference in critical health and well-being issues facing society today, contributing to a healthy environment and ensuring the company follows inclusive business practices. To learn more about Cigna Connects, visit https://www.cigna.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/report/.
Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are considered among the most important global indicators of sustainability leadership, evaluating companies on environmental, social and governance factors relevant to their industry. The DJSI serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios and provide an effective engagement platform for companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices. The world's 3,800 largest companies are invited to take part in the Dow Jones assessment.
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 Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America, Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York, or their affiliates. 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 over 30 countries and jurisdictions, and has more than 95 million customer relationships throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com. For more information about Cigna's proposed acquisition of Express Scripts, please visit www.advancinghealthcare.com.