Cigna Honored by Business Group on Health As Best Employer for Health and Well-Being

Originally published at Cigna ranked No. 24 on The Fair360, formerly DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2022.


Cigna Corporation, a global health service company, was honored by the Business Group on Health for its commitment to advancing the health and well-being of its workforce. This marks the 15th consecutive year Cigna has been recognized with this distinction, and this year the company also received the “Best Employers: Excellence in Mental Health” Award.

“At Cigna, we believe that our culture and our benefits should support both our employees’ health and well-being as well as their professional growth,” said Cynthia Ryan, Chief Human Resources Officer, Cigna. “As we continue to navigate an uncertain landscape, we are committed to providing our employees the resources they need to be their best selves, both at work and in life. We strive to offer this same sense of well-being to all those we serve, and we’re honored to be recognized for this important commitment by the Business Group on Health.”

In addition to focusing on mental and physical wellness, Cigna also offered various financial well-being resources to employees, including Kashable low-interest loans and a $100 incentive for completing a financial wellness assessment. In terms of time off, Cigna’s caregiver leave program provides for up to four weeks of paid time to care for their families. The company also offered a year-long series of events featuring external wellness experts to inspire employees to foster their own emotional well-being as part of its “Reset Your Resilience” program.

The Business Group reimagined the award criteria for 2022 to reflect a global perspective and to integrate and honor the importance of health equity and the employee experience. The criteria continue to focus on leadership and culture; holistic well-being approaches, including mental health, financial security, physical health, social connectedness and job satisfaction, and metrics and evaluation.