Cigna Named to CR Magazine 100 Best Corporate Citizens for Fifth Consecutive Year

BLOOMFIELD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/CignaNews?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#CignaNewslt;/agt;–Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named global health
service company Cigna to its 20th annual 100
Best Corporate Citizens
ranking, recognizing outstanding
environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and
performance among the 1,000 largest publicly traded companies in the
United States.

Cigna’s corporate responsibility platform, Cigna Connects is focused on
three key areas: health and well-being, environment, and inclusive and
responsible business. Within each area, the company applies global
health services expertise, resources and innovative thinking to help
solve complex challenges. These focus areas are interrelated, mutually
reinforcing and aligned with stakeholder expectations.

“Cigna Connects focuses on making powerful connections that positively
impact the health of people, communities and the environment, and
supports our company mission to improve the health, well-being and peace
of mind of those we serve,” said Mary Tullis Engvall, senior director of
corporate responsibility at Cigna. “We are proud to be recognized as one
of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens for the fifth consecutive year.”

To learn more about Cigna’s environmental, social and governance
initiatives and performance, view the annual Cigna Connects CR Report here.

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking is based on 134 total corporate
disclosure and performance factors in seven categories: climate change,
employee relations, environment, finance, governance, human rights and
stakeholders and society.

100 Best Corporate Citizens rank the Russell 1000 Index and research is
conducted by ISS-ESG, the responsible investment research arm of
Institutional Shareholder Services. There is no fee for companies to be
assessed.

To compile this ranking, information is obtained from publicly available
resources only, rather than questionnaires or company submissions.
Companies have the option to verify data collected for the ranking at no
cost.

“U.S. corporate leadership matters more than ever to drive progress on
environmental and social topics like climate change,” said Dave Armon,
CEO of 3BL Media, which publishes CR Magazine. “CR Magazine is proud to
celebrate 20 years of advancing ESG transparency and performance through
the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. Each year, we measure the increasingly
competitive progress of brands on ESG topics. Transparency and public
commitments make corporate responsibility and sustainability programs
stronger. We congratulate those honored on this year’s ranking for their
commitment to the triple bottom line.”

For access to the complete 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2019 ranking,
visit: www.triplepundit.com

About Cigna

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, Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, Life
Insurance Company of North America, Cigna Life Insurance Company of New
York, Express Scripts companies 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 160 million customer relationships throughout the
world. To learn more about Cigna®, including links to follow
us on Facebook or Twitter, visit www.cigna.com.

About the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

The 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking was first published in 1999 in
Business Ethics Magazine and has been managed by CR Magazine since 2007.
To compile the ranking, every company in the Russell 1000 is ranked
according to on 134 ESG factors, emphasizing transparency and
performance.

About Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine

3BL Media produces and publishes CR Magazine for CEO interviews,
practitioner resources, our annual ranking of U.S. companies and
Responsible CEO of the Year awards. 3BL also produces 3BL Forum: Brands
Taking Stands, our annual summit where corporate leaders share their
‘why’ and ‘how’ of sustainable business – held Oct. 29-30, 2019, at
MGM National Harbor, outside Washington.

About 3BL Media

3BL Media delivers purpose-driven communications for the world’s leading
companies. Our unrivaled distribution, leadership and editorial
platforms inspire and support global sustainable business, reaching 10+
million change-makers.

Contacts

Ellie Polack
860-902-4906
elinor.polack@cigna.com

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