For Fourth Year, Cigna is an HRC “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”

  • Scores 100 on Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index

BLOOMFIELD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cigna (NYSE: CI), a global health service leader, has for the fourth
year in a row scored a perfect 100 on the Human
Right’s Campaign’s
(HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and has been
recognized by HRC Foundation as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT

Cigna is among just 391 major U.S. businesses to earn top marks on this
national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and
practices related to LGBT workplace equality.

“To score 100 on the CEI for the fourth consecutive year, affirms that
Cigna’s commitment to diversity and inclusion continues to enable a
welcoming and supportive environment for our employees and customers,”
said Rosanna Durruthy, Cigna’s chief diversity officer.

“The diversity of our workforce remains essential to Cigna’s mission to
help the customers we serve improve their health, well-being and sense
of security. In nurturing an inclusive environment, LBGT employees and
their allies help us understand and better serve the health and well-
being of our LBGT customers and their families,” said Durruthy.

Cigna’s Health Disparities Council works to eliminate health disparities
throughout our communities.

Cigna and the Cigna Foundation also support several LBGT non-profits
including The Gay
and Lesbian Medical Association
(GLMA), Hetrick-Martin
, Mazzoni
, the Hartford
Gay and Lesbian Health Collective
Big Event
, Services
and Advocacy for GLBT Elders
(SAGE), and Gay,
Lesbian and Straight Education Network

The 2016 CEI rated 1,024 businesses in the report, which evaluates
LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination
workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive
health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with
the LGBT community.

For more information on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, or to
download a free copy of the report, visit

About Cigna

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 89 million customer relationships
throughout the world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to
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Judy Hartling, 860-226-6272