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Ҵý Joins the Largest CEO-Driven Business Commitment to Advance Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

CHICAGO, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ҵý today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Dino E. Robusto, has joined the initiative, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The growing coalition of CEO signatories pledge to take action to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, and where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion (D&I).

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By signing on to this commitment, Ҵý joins more than 270 global companies cultivating a new type of ecosystem centered around collaboration and sharing.

The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is led by a steering committee of CEOs and leaders from Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, The Executive Leadership Council, EY, General Atlantic, KPMG, New York Life, Procter & Gamble, and PwC. The coalition represents nearly 70 industries, all 50 U.S. states, and millions of employees globally

"The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative is one of the most rigorous D&I programs in the world, and acceptance is highly competitive. I am so humbled and proud that the selection committee found Ҵý to be worthy of inclusion in this program," Robusto said. "D&I doesn't just create great results for our business, it also improves our culture, enhances employee engagement and makes Ҵý an employer of choice — for everyone."

"We are so proud that we are continuing to build momentum and support for the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ across companies, industries and regions. This collaboration expands our reach and brings in unique values, actions and perspectives to continue to raise the bar for the entire business community," said Tim Ryan, U.S. Chairman and Senior Partner of PwC and Chair of the steering committee for the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™. "The overwhelming support for the coalition has been amazing to see and with each and every new organization signing on, we have the opportunity to put our commitments into action by working together to improve diversity and inclusion in our workplaces and communities."

To learn more about Ҵý's involvement with CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, please contact Brandon Davis at 312-822-5167. To learn more about the pledge, visit .

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Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, Ҵý is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property and casualty company. Ҵý's insurance products include commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. Ҵý's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit Ҵý at . "Ҵý" is a registered trademark of Ҵý Financial Corporation. Certain Ҵý Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "Ҵý" trademark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.

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About CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Bringing together more than 250 CEOs of America's leading organizations, the commitment outlines actions that participating companies pledge to take to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations. Learn more at and connect with us on Facebook: and Twitter: .

CONTACT:
Brandon Davis, 312-822-5167 / 312-834-6091
Sarah Pang, 312-822-6394 / 312-607-5544


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