Univera Healthcare has received a score of 90 percent out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. Univera Healthcare joins the ranks of 1,271 major U.S. businesses that were also ranked in the 2022 CEI.
“We’re proud to be recognized for our inclusive policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ inclusion,” said Sady Alvarado-Fischer (she/her), corporate director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Univera Healthcare. “As a Queer woman, I am especially proud to work for an organization that is committed to creating an environment where our employees and members can choose to be out, and have their identities affirmed and celebrated.”
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 HRC's website.
Kandis R. Fuller, APR Kandis.Fuller@univerahealthcare.com
Univera Healthcare is a nonprofit health plan that serves members across the eight counties of Western New York. With more than 500 Buffalo-based employees and a local leadership team, the company is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce to foster innovation and better serve its members. It also encourages employees to engage in their communities by providing paid volunteer time off as one of many benefits. Univera is part of a Rochester-based health insurer that serves more than 1.5 million members across upstate New York. Its mission is to help people live healthier and more secure lives through access to high-quality, affordable health care, and its products and services include cost-saving prescription drug discounts, wellness tracking tools and access to telemedicine. To learn more, visit UniveraHealthcare.com.