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Humana Ranked Among America's Greenest Companies In 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings

Humana achieves highest ranking to date; tops all health insurers in ranking of 500 large U.S. companies

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 10:30 am EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

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HUM
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"As Humana focuses on improving the health of the communities we serve, we are all working together and committed to helping each other live healthier lives."

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, has been ranked among America’s greenest companies by Newsweek magazine for its corporate sustainability and environmental sustainability endeavors. Rising to No. 69 on Newsweek’s rankings, Humana was the highest ranked health insurer and No. 10 out of all health care companies on the 500-company list.

At Humana, there is an ever-increasing importance placed on environmental sustainability because of the intrinsic link between the health of our planet, our business and the services Humana provides.

“We are honored to be among the leaders in corporate sustainability and recognized for the meaningful steps Humana is taking to improve our performance and contribute to a healthy planet,” said Chuck Lambert, Vice President, Associate and Business Services. “As Humana focuses on improving the health of the communities we serve, we are all working together and committed to helping each other live healthier lives.”

Humana recently highlighted results from its Healthy People, Healthy Planet, Healthy Performance Corporate Social Responsibility efforts in the company’s 2012-2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, including a breakout of the company’s latest environmental sustainability goals. By the end of 2015, Humana intends to:

  • Reduce annual energy consumption by 5 percent
  • Decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 5 percent
  • Increase landfill diversion to 40 percent of the waste stream

The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the 500 largest U.S. companies on their environmental performance. The 2014 ranking methodology includes indicators of energy, waste and carbon productivity, as well as reputational risk. From 2009 through 2013, Humana has climbed from an initial position of No. 392 to No. 69 in the latest rankings. It ranked 72nd in 2013.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people Humana serves across the country.

More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site at www.humana.com, including copies of:

  • Annual reports to stockholders
  • Securities and Exchange Commission filings
  • Most recent investor conference presentations
  • Quarterly earnings news releases
  • Replays of most recent earnings release conference calls
  • Calendar of events (including upcoming earnings conference call dates and times, as well as planned interaction with research analysts and institutional investors)
  • Corporate Governance information

Contact:

Humana Corporate Communications
Jim Turner, 502-580-3221
jturner2@humana.com