|Travelers Recognized for its Commitment to Diversity|
Named One of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies for 2013
HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 6, 2013--
DiversityInc magazine recently named Travelers one of 25
Noteworthy Companies in recognition of its diversity and inclusion
efforts. Travelers was chosen from more than 893 participating companies
based on an annual survey that measures CEO Commitment, Human Capital,
Corporate and Organizational Communications, and Supplier Diversity.
“We are honored to be recognized by DiversityInc for our
company-wide efforts to create a work environment that supports and
promotes diversity in everything we do,” said Joelle Murchison Hayes,
Vice President of Enterprise Diversity & Inclusion at Travelers. “Our
leadership and employees know that this focus is essential to our
organization being more reflective of our customers, agents, communities
and future opportunities.”
Highlights of Travelers’ Commitment to Diversity:
Travelers partners with a number of diverse professional organizations
including INROADS, The Posse Foundation, the National Black MBA
Association and the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and
Accounting. The company has also implemented various initiatives
focused on the development and progression of women and people of
The company has launched seven employee-led diversity networks focused
on fostering the attraction, retention and development of all
Travelers employees, many of whom are engaged by the company’s leaders
to influence business strategy. More than 3,500 employees have joined
at least one of the diversity networks to date, a participation rate
that is more than double what most employers see in the first five
years following the implementation of similar groups.
Each of Travelers’ more than 30,000 employees is required to attend a
live, half-day diversity education training program to examine their
personal biases and engage in learning strategies to become diversity
Travelers launched its signature education program, Travelers
EDGE: Empowering Dreams for Graduation and Employment to increase
the number of underrepresented individuals who complete a bachelor's
degree and are prepared for a career at Travelers or within the
Insurance and Financial Services industry. The program was recently lauded
by the Pell Institute as a “model” on the “cutting edge of college
access and success support.”
To learn more about DiversityInc’s survey, click
here. For more information about diversity at Travelers, visit travelers.com/Diversity.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV)
is a leading provider of property casualty insurance for auto,
The company’s diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide
range of coverage sold primarily through independent agents and brokers.
A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than
30,000 employees and operations in the United States and selected
international markets. The company generated revenues of approximately
$26 billion in 2012. For more information, visit www.travelers.com.
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