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Dow Jones Sustainability Index Recognizes Humana for Fifth Consecutive Year

Index recognizes company’s leadership in environmental, social and economic performance

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011 1:00 pm EDT

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
HUM
US4448591028
"Humana’s longstanding recognition by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index demonstrates our strong commitment to our corporate social responsibility platform: Healthy People, Healthy Planet and Healthy Performance"

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has been selected to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the fifth consecutive year. The company was one of two health insurers selected to the North America Index and scored the top mark among health care companies in such areas as responsible marketing practices and risk-and-crisis management.

“Humana’s longstanding recognition by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index demonstrates our strong commitment to our corporate social responsibility platform: Healthy People, Healthy Planet and Healthy Performance,” said Raja Rajamannar, Humana’s chief innovation and marketing officer. “As we continue our transformation into a health and well-being company, we recognize that strong performance on these important environmental, social and governance indicators will prove a long-term driver of sustained shareholder value.”

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes identify companies as leaders in sustainability using objective benchmarks linked to economic, environmental and social performance. Companies must meet rigorous criteria including corporate governance; transparency; environmental and social policies and management; and corporate citizenship and philanthropy.

To learn more about Humana’s corporate social responsibility initiatives, please visit http://www.humana.com/resources/about/corporate/.

About Humana

Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. By leveraging the strengths of its core businesses, Humana believes it can better explore opportunities for existing and emerging adjacencies in health care that can further enhance wellness opportunities for the millions of people across the nation with whom the company has relationships.

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