Awards & Recognition
UnitedHealth Group is the top ranking company in the insurance and managed care sector on Fortune's 2017 "World's Most Admired Companies" list. The company ranked No. 1 in eight key attribute categories, including social responsibility.
In 2016 The Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative that highlights companies that improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business, ranked UnitedHealth Group first in the health care industry for the third consecutive year.
UnitedHealth Group has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones North America Index annually since 1999.
The 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, created in partnership with Corporate Knights Capital and HIP Investor, ranked UnitedHealth Group 20th out of the largest 500 U.S. companies in corporate sustainability and environmental impact.
In 2016, for the sixth consecutive year, the National Business Group on Health honored UnitedHealth Group with a "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles" top-tier Platinum award.
UnitedHealth Group was named a 2017 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines.
UnitedHealth Group was honored with the Above and Beyond Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve in 2016. The award distinguishes employers who have gone above and beyond the requirements for granting leave and providing support for military duty for their employees.
UnitedHealth Group has been named one of America's Outstanding Navy Reserve Employers in 2016 for promoting a culture of pride in and recognition of Naval Reserve service.
At the 2016 American Business Awards, OptumRx received a bronze Stevie Award for Veteran Hiring.
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation honored UnitedHealthcare in 2016 with the Globe and Anchor Award for its support in providing needs-based scholarships to children of U.S. Marines.
In 2016, the Corporate Volunteerism Council of the Twin Cities recognized UnitedHealthcare with the Employee Engagement Award for its "Kick Senior Hunger" campaign.