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Civic 50: Community engagement boosts employee engagement

Jun 29 2016
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Every year, The Civic 50 honors the 50 most community minded companies. Aetna is proud to make the list for the fifth year in a row. According to this year’s announcement, The Civic 50 “sets the standard for corporate civic engagement and creates a roadmap for companies seeking to best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.”

The Civic 50 is an initiative of Points of Light. The goal of the Civic 50 is to highlight the best corporate philanthropy performers in the country and then illustrate how other companies can follow their example.

“Aetna is committed to improving the quality of health care for everyone by helping to build healthy communities,” said Floyd W. Green III, Aetna vice president of Community Relations and Urban Marketing. “Every day, our employees help empower people to live healthier lives. However, they also go above and beyond their daily efforts with extensive charitable donations and volunteering in the communities where they live and work. The recognition in The Civic 50 highlights the outstanding culture that Aetna employees have established for our company.”

Applicants of this year’s Civic 50 were evaluated on a variety of criteria:

Quantity and impact of financial and human resources applied to civic improvement

Whether internal and external resources are activated to maximize community impact

How a company’s community engagement activities support its business interests

How broadly community engagement is supported and institutionalized within a company’s policy, systems and incentives

How a company measures the social and business value of its community engagement programs

Learn more about this year’s list.