Indices acknowledge Humana’s leadership in environmental, social and economic performance
Submitted by Humana Inc.
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today that it has been included once again in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. This acknowledgment marks the ninth consecutive year Humana has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
“We are truly honored to be recognized for the ninth year in a row for our sustainability efforts and responsible social and economic practices,” said Bruce Broussard, Humana’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “At Humana, the health and overall well-being of our associates, our members and the communities we serve is a driving focus in how we operate and conduct business. It’s gratifying to see our dedication being acknowledged, year-over-year.”
Humana was recognized as the industry leader among the other three health care companies included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index this year. This leadership stance came as a result of Humana surpassing the industry average across the three core scoring areas which include economic, environmental and social dimensions.
“Each year the DJSI acknowledges companies that have exemplified strong company performance on environmental, social and economic efforts,” says Jacob Messina, the RobecoSAM healthcare analyst responsible for the assessment. “Organizations like Humana that excel in areas of environmental and social policies and management, corporate citizenship, philanthropy, corporate governance and compliance are recognized. Humana is a leader in sustainability, helping it deliver on its commitment to support its members and the communities it serves.”
Responsible environmental, economic and social operations are priorities for Humana. Earlier this year, the company announced its 2020 goal which states “The communities we serve will be 20% healthier by 2020 because we make it easy for people to achieve their best health.” Humana aims to hold itself accountable and remain dedicated to helping people improve their health, starting with its own associates. The Humana 100 Day Dash is a company-wide internal step competition that’s designed as a social experience to encourage Humana's associates and their family members to increase activity and have fun doing it. Associates’ steps are tracked by pedometers or other wearable devices, and for many, tracking their daily movement becomes a new healthy routine.
To learn more about Humana’s corporate responsibility efforts, please read Humana’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
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Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people we serve across the country.
More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:
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Securities and Exchange Commission filings;
Most recent investor conference presentations;
Quarterly earnings news releases;
Replays of most recent earnings release conference calls;
Calendar of events; and
Corporate Governance information
Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools - such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions - combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.
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