HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced that it has been named to the list of Noteworthy Companies by DiversityInc for the fifth consecutive year. Companies are chosen based on an annual survey that measures talent pipeline and development, leadership accountability and supplier diversity. More than 1,800 companies participated in this year’s survey.
“Having an environment of total inclusion is essential to our business,” said Fred Colon, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Travelers. “We’re focused on attracting and retaining the best possible talent, and this recognition speaks to our level of commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive and engaged workforce.”
The company’s diversity and inclusion efforts reach employees and the community in a number of ways, including:
- Partnerships with diverse professional organizations, such as INROADS, the International Association of Black Actuaries, InVEST, the Association of Latino Professionals For America, the National Black MBA Association, the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, Out & Equal and the Society of Women Engineers.
- Employee-led diversity networks focused on attracting, retaining and developing all Travelers employees.
- Appreciating Differences, a live half-day diversity education training program that all employees attend to examine their personal biases and engage in learning strategies to become diversity change agents.
- Travelers EDGE®: Empowering Dreams for Graduation and Employment, the company’s signature education initiative that helps to increase the pipeline of underrepresented students who complete bachelor’s degrees and are prepared for a career within the insurance and financial services industry.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto, home and business. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has approximately 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $28 billion in 2016. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.