Unum Named World’s Top Female Friendly Company

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (November 8, 2022) – Unum’s (NYSE:UNM) family support benefits, flexible work schedule and corporate social responsibility places the company on Forbes World’s Top Female Friendly Companies in 2022.
The company offers:
  • Eight weeks paid parental leave for all new parents
  • $25,000 in fertility or adoption assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Emergency savings plan
  • Paid caregiver leave to care for a spouse, child or parent
  • Social justice fund to support stronger, more equitable communities

“At Unum, 66.3 percent of our workforce identify as female. We will continue to foster an environment where gender equity and opportunity is supported and encouraged,” said Liz Ahmed, executive vice president of people, communications, and corporate social responsibility. 

This award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc. Approximately 85,000 women around the world responded to global surveys where they evaluated companies supportive policies for women in the workplace, balanced recruitment and related topics. Leadership, business structure and public engagement was taken into consideration.

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About Unum Group

Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), an international provider of workplace benefits and services, has been helping workers and their families for 175 years. Through its Unum and Colonial Life brands, the company offers disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, vision and stop-loss insurance; leave and absence management support and behavioral health services. In 2022, Unum reported revenues of about $12 billion and paid $8 billion in benefits. The Fortune 500 company is one of the 2023 World’s Most Ethical Companies, recognized by Ethisphere®. 

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