Cigna Recognized by Dow Jones for Industry-Leading Sustainability Practices
BLOOMFIELD, Conn., 18 September, 2019 - For the third consecutive year, 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’s score of 78 leads the health care providers and services industry sector, where the industry average score was 28. Cigna scored in the 100th percentile in its industry for economic and social dimensions and in the 92nd percentile for environmental dimension.
“We live our mission and values every day, and this is welcome recognition by DJSI that we are positively impacting the health of people, communities and the environment,” said Mary Tullis Engvall, senior director, corporate responsibility at Cigna.
Through Cigna Connects, the company makes powerful connections to improve societal health and well-being, contribute to a healthy environment and deploy inclusive business practices. To learn more, view the Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility Report.
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index measuring corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices through the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). CSA now produces approximately 1,000 data points per company and encourages consistent disclosure practices around current and emerging sustainability issues. The world's 4,700 largest companies are invited to take part in the CSA, which is the basis for determination of DJSI inclusion.
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Cigna delivers choice, predictability, affordability and access to quality care through integrated capabilities and connected, personalized solutions that advance whole person health. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Cigna Life Insurance Company of New York, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Express Scripts companies or their affiliates, and Life Insurance Company of North America. 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 165 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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