Cigna Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Key Environmental, Social, Governance EffortsJune 12, 2018 3:39pm

BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 12, 2018--With the release today of its annual Cigna ConnectsCorporate Responsibility Report, global health service company Cigna (NYSE:CI) shares the specific initiatives through which its corporate responsibility platform empowers and guides the company in connecting its mission, expertise and resources to a broad range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) efforts.

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Among accomplishments this past year, Cigna, working together with prescribing physicians, lowered use of opioids among customers by 25 percent, delivered 10,000 free health screenings to communities nationwide through its Health Improvement Tour, reached 500 Collaborative Care Arrangements in 35 states, and announced 14 new grants through the Cigna Foundation to improve health equity around the country.

“Today marks a milestone for Cigna. The fifth annual release of our Cigna Connects Corporate Responsibility report shows how the company has steadily progressed in aligning our mission and actions to our social purpose, and in leveraging our unique customer and client expertise and resources to deliver value to communities around the world and to society as a whole,” said Cigna President and CEO David M. Cordani.

The report offers an up-close look at the company’s corporate responsibility initiatives and describes the key issues of health and well-being, the environment and inclusive business around which the platform revolves. The 2017 report provides a comprehensive view of initiatives and performance. Here are just a few highlights of Cigna’s ESG efforts and accomplishments in 2017:

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

SOCIAL

Community

Health & Wellness

Diversity

Training and Development

GOVERNANCE & ETHICS

Cigna’s Corporate Responsibility Report was prepared in accordance with the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards. The GRI is the most widely used framework for voluntary, non-financial reporting.

As a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, the report also shares Cigna's  Communication on Progress  towards living out the Compact's 10 principles on human rights, labor standards, environment and anti-corruption in our everyday business operations.

Cigna’s Corporate Responsibility Report also includes a  snapshot  for readers on 2017 progress, and a description of how the Cigna Foundation grants  align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Please connect with Cigna to share thoughts or questions at  cignaconnects@cigna.com.

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 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.

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CONTACT: Cigna Corporation

Gloria Barone, 609-654-4316

gloria.baronerosanio@cigna.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CONNECTICUT

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER CONSUMER EDUCATION UNIVERSITY ENERGY OTHER ENERGY HEALTH FITNESS & NUTRITION PHARMACEUTICAL NATURAL RESOURCES OTHER NATURAL RESOURCES PHILANTHROPY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES HUMAN RESOURCES INSURANCE ENVIRONMENT TRAINING OTHER PHILANTHROPY CONSUMER FOUNDATION GENERAL HEALTH MANAGED CARE

SOURCE: Cigna Corporation

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