UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for 2022 in the Health Care Providers & Services Industry Group. It is the 24th consecutive year that UnitedHealth Group has been named to the indices, beginning in 1999 when the rankings were established.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices track the stock performance of the world’s leading companies in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria. They provide stakeholders, including investors, insight into corporate sustainability practices considered critical for generating long-term societal and shareholder value.
Within the Health Care Providers & Services Industry Group, UnitedHealth Group improved five points from last year, scoring higher than the industry average in all categories.
“Sustainability continues to be an essential part of our business strategy, mission and culture as we work to deepen our impact on the people and communities we serve,” said Patricia L. Lewis, executive vice president and chief sustainability officer of UnitedHealth Group. “I am honored to work with 380,000 colleagues across UnitedHealth Group to improve the health and well-being of people around the world.”
To learn more about UnitedHealth Group’s sustainability initiatives, read our latest Sustainability Report.
The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices are maintained by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, an international investment firm focused exclusively on sustainability investing. RobecoSAM invites more than 3,500 listed companies around the world to report annually on their sustainability practices.
About UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is a diversified health care company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone. UnitedHealth Group offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at www.unitedhealthgroup.com or follow @UnitedHealthGrp on Twitter.