Diversity yields benefits for Aetna

Aetna is one of the most prominent businesses in the world that is engaged in the provision of health insurance. It has internationally recognized healthcare programs which are designed ensure extensive care and facility. Aetna’s healthcare accommodates and supports more than 500,000 members all over the globe. Founded in 1853, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious insurance companies in the world.
Aetna has always been a diverse company which has proved itself to be capable in all areas of the different areas of management. This is manifested in the prestige that Aetna recently attained in which it ranked 19th in the list of the world’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity in the list issued by Diversity Inc. Diversity Inc. has said in its report that Aetna has proven itself to be equally competent in all areas such as; supplier diversity, talent pipeline, talent development and CEO commitment. Aetna also ranked 10th on Diversity’s list of Top 10 companies for LGBT workers. The company has highlighted that it views the diversity in its workforce as a strength and core competence. Aetna also emphasizes on the spirit of team work and commitment to achieve results. These factors have led to an increase in employee motivation and productivity which has subtly contributed to the increasing revenue and profitability of the firm.
The Aetna stock price today is $74.47, which is a major improvement from the stock price of $47.05 at the beginning of 2013.


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