Corporate Sustainability

Unum’s 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance Report highlights the focus, passion and commitment we have for helping people through difficult times. The report provides a glimpse into the ways the company is working to positively impact our customers, communities and environment while creating a workplace where each employee is valued and respected.

A Business for Good

We help millions of people gain access to essential disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision benefits through the workplace. Employers of all sizes depend on us for the comprehensive benefits solutions they need to attract and support the people who keep their businesses growing. And their employees know they can count on us to be there during some of life’s most challenging times.

As a Fortune 500 company, we provide the solutions our customers need with simplicity, empathy and expertise. The range of our solutions includes affordable financial protection, enrollment services, claims support, absence management and vocational rehabilitation services.

Our sustainability strategy

Our sustainability strategic framework is designed to support our corporate strategy and is closely linked to our purpose and our values. It helps us understand risks and opportunities, while driving long-term success for our stakeholders.

This framework has three focus areas. Click or tap the cards below to learn more:

Responsible Investments

As an insurance company, we recognize that one of our greatest opportunities to influence the world around us is through our investment portfolio. Making responsible investments, with consideration for environmental, social and governance factors, is key to our long-term strategy.

Inclusive Products & Services

We seek to ensure that the financial security provided by our products and services contribute to more inclusive communities, both for our employees and our customers.
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Reduce Environmental Impact

Unum has an impact on the environment, and environmental issues, such as climate change, impact Unum. We aim to reduce our environmental impact and prepare for environmental issues that may affect Unum.
Ethisphere 2023 award logo
We are proud that our unwavering commitment to business integrity has earned us a spot on The Ethisphere's list of World's Most Ethical Companies in 2021, 2022 and again in 2023.


Chattanooga, Tennessee

$12 Billion
Total Revenue in 2022

$8 Billion
Benefits Paid in 2022

Nearly 45 Million individuals and their families protected


More than a 270% increase in food composted from 2021 to 2022

35% reduction in paper usage since 2019


More than 90% completion of Inclusion and Diversity employee training

Unum Group pledged $50,000 toward local humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

More than 45,000 volunteer hours in 2022


Expanded our internal ESG scoring process to cover more than 96% of assets under management, now including commercial mortgage loans

Nearly $3 billion in ESG-labeled and sustainable investments that have a positive impact on the communities where we invest

(1) As of December 31, 2022


We’re at the top of our industry, and staying there means we move quickly, drive change and expect results. As a result of our dedication to excellence, Unum has received several awards and recognitions.

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