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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

People Are Our Purpose

We take a holistic, people-centered approach to diversity, equity and inclusion. That means we put customers, employees and our communities at the heart of everything we do.

Our mission to help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind can only be realized by putting people at the heart of everything we do. It’s why caring about people is our most important core value.

Caring About People — It’s What Unites Us

Through Business

In our business, it means focusing on offering products and services to best meet the diverse needs of our customers.

At Work

In our workplace, it means creating an environment that encourages everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. It means helping them reach their full potential and feel a genuine sense of belonging.

In Our Communities

In our communities, it means donating time, money and expertise to organizations dedicated to serving and supporting diverse communities.

Our Commitment

“Caring about people and our strong, shared values unite us and drive our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. At The Standard, we believe in the promise of equality, the power of compassion and the strength of community, and we’re always challenging ourselves to do better.”
Dan McMillan
President and CEO
The Standard Named 2023 Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

With a 100% score on the Disability Equality Index, we were named a “2023 Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN.

Learn More About Our Disability Equality Index Score

Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2023-2024 Corporate Equity Index

Score of 90 in National LGBTQ+ Equality Index

For more than five years, we’ve maintained a high score on the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey of corporate LGBTQ+ workplace equality.

Learn More About Our Corporate Equality Index Score

United for DEI Action

We stand united with 2,400+ CEOs who pledge to advance inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

Learn About Our Pledge for Greater Diversity and Inclusion

Black Insurance Industry Collective Partnership

As a founding sponsor of the Black Insurance Industry Collective, we’re committed to helping Black professionals advance in their careers and increasing representation at leadership levels.

Learn More About Our BIIC Partnership

Promoting Diversity in Actuarial Science

Morgan State University is the only historically Black college or university in the nation to offer a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science. We’ve partnered with Morgan State to offer need-based scholarships and paid internships to students of color pursuing this field of study.

Learn More About Our Morgan State Partnership

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Employee Resource Groups

Leading or joining an Employee Resource Group is one way our employees help strengthen our company culture and advance diversity, equity and inclusion. These voluntary groups of employees share their interests and experiences and help create a sense of belonging.

ERGs offer ways to:

  • Network, connect and engage with people across the company
  • Foster diversity and promote inclusion
  • Exercise leadership skills and find professional development opportunities
  • Make a positive impact in the communities where we live and work

Learn More About Our Employee Programs

Supplier Diversity

Choosing suppliers that reflect the diverse people we serve helps to sustain and grow our communities, our customers and our business. That’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities in our procurement sourcing process — and to organizations that align with that mission.

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