Health Care Service Corporation Honored As Best In Class Company for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Company Ranks 7th On Diversity MBA Magazine’s 50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership: Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work

July 01, 2015

Chicago, IL— Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), the nation’s largest non-investor-owned health insurer, has been named one of Diversity MBA Magazine’s 2015 50 Out Front Companies for Diversity Leadership: Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work (no. 7). In addition to this distinction, HCSC is also recognized in the Top 10 Best in Class Category for Representation, Workplace Inclusion, and Accountability.

HCSC was honored for its long standing commitment to creating and fostering a diverse and inclusive environment through its excellent supplier diversity; active diversity counsel which informs and communicates and monitors the effectiveness of HCSC's Diversity strategy; and its Business Resource Groups (BRGs), Employee Networks and Professional Associations which help bridge the workforce to the marketplace.

“We are proud to be honored for our long standing commitment to building a culture of diversity and inclusion at HCSC,” said Nazneen Razi, chief human resources officer, HCSC. “We believe that building diverse and inclusive teams enhances employee performance and enables us to better serve our customers."

Diversity MBA Magazine closely examines who, what, when and how organizations build inclusive diversity strategies aligned with talent management programs. Organizations that make the list demonstrate a long-term commitment to inclusion and diversity within the workplace. The rankings evaluate the measured systems, methods and practices of how companies implement diversity and inclusion strategies. Companies must have intentional strategies based on accountability, succession planning, representation, workplace inclusion, and recruitment and board diversity.

For more information about HCSC’s diversity and inclusion efforts, visit www.hcsc.com/diversity

About Health Care Service Corporation

Health Care Service Corporation is the country's largest non-investor-owned health insurer and fourth largest health insurer overall, with more than 15 million members in its Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. A Mutual Legal Reserve Company, HCSC is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. For more information, please visit www.HCSC.com, visit our Facebook page Learn more about third-party links or follow us at www.twitter.com/HCSC Learn more about third-party links.

Media Contact:

Erika Callahan
Lead Media and Public Relations Consultant
Health Care Service Corporation
Phone: 312-653-1607
E-mail: erika_callahan@hcsc.net