Allianz Life Recognized as a Top Workplace for LGBTQ+ Employees

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Company receives perfect score from Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for sixth consecutive year

MINNEAPOLIS, January 27, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz Life) announced today it has received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has been recognized as a top employer for LGBTQ+ employees.

"We know that having a workplace culture that is committed to inclusion is a key factor in making Allianz a great place to work," said Sophia Khan, chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, Allianz Life. "This goes well beyond our policies and benefits, but is deeply embedded in our culture and how we do business every day in helping to secure the future of our customers."

The CEI rates companies on detailed criteria falling under four central pillars:

  • Non-discrimination policies across business entities;

  • Equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families;

  • Supporting an inclusive culture; and,

  • Corporate social responsibility.

The full report is available online at www.hrc.org/cei, and you can learn more about diversity, equity and inclusion at Allianz at www.allianzlife.com/diversity.

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people. Through its programs, the HRC Foundation seeks to make transformational change in the everyday lives of LGBTQ+ people, shedding light on inequity and deepening the public’s understanding of LGBTQ+ issues, with a clear focus on advancing transgender and racial justice. Its work has transformed the landscape for more than 15 million workers, 11 million students, 1 million clients in the adoption and foster care system and so much more. The HRC Foundation provides direct consultation and technical assistance to institutions and communities, driving the advancement of inclusive policies and practices; it builds the capacity of future leaders and allies through fellowship and training programs; and, with the firm belief that we are stronger working together, it forges partnerships with advocates in the U.S. and around the globe to increase our impact and shape the future of our work.

About Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® and one of the Ethisphere World’s Most Ethical Companies®, has been keeping its promises since 1896 by helping Americans achieve their retirement income and protection goals with a variety of annuity and life insurance products. In 2020, Allianz Life provided additional value to its policyholders via distributions of more than $10.1 billion. As a leading provider of fixed index annuities, Allianz Life is part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry with approximately 150,000 employees in more than 70 countries. Allianz Life is a proud sponsor of Allianz Field® in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.

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Contacts

Claire Woit
(763) 765-5106
claire.woit@allianzlife.com
@AllianzLife

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