MILWAUKEE, July 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwestern Mutual announced today the company earned its second consecutive perfect score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI). Administered by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, the survey is a national, annual benchmarking tool which reports on corporate disability inclusion policies and practices, and identifies opportunities for continued improvement.
"It's affirming to achieve a perfect score on the Disability Equality Index two years in a row," said Amy Hanneman, vice president of diversity and inclusion, Northwestern Mutual. "We're on a constant journey to build an inclusive environment, and we're committed to continuous action to ensure everyone can bring their best self to work, not only for our clients, but for all of us."
This award is recognition of Northwestern Mutual's continued commitment to expand its efforts in diversity and inclusion. The company also received a perfect score on the 2020 Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for the sixth consecutive year and was recognized as one of the Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes Magazine in January 2020.
To learn more about Northwestern Mutual's commitment to combating inequality, please visit https://www.northwesternmutual.com/life-and-money/our-commitment-to-combat-racism-and-inequality-a-message-from-our-ceo/.
About Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has been helping people and businesses achieve financial security for more than 160 years. Through a holistic planning approach, Northwestern Mutual combines the expertise of its financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to help its clients plan for what's most important. With $290.3 billion in total assets, $29.9 billion in revenues, and $1.9 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.6 million people with life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, and brokerage and advisory services. The company manages more than $161 billion of investments owned by its clients and held or managed through its wealth management and investment services businesses. Northwestern Mutual ranks 102 on the 2020 FORTUNE 500 and is recognized by FORTUNE® as one of the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2020. Northwestern Mutual also received the highest score among individual life insurance providers in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Life Insurance Satisfaction Study.
Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM), Milwaukee, WI (life and disability insurance, annuities, and life insurance with long-term care benefits) and its subsidiaries. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC (NMIS) (securities), broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company® (NMWMC) (fiduciary and fee-based financial planning services), federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company (NLTC) (long-term care insurance).
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