Anthem, Inc. is committed, connected, and invested in our communities. We pledge to be a
national and local leader and work in solidarity with our associates, provider partners, state
and local government and community-based organizations to take action against long-standing
racial inequality and health inequities in our healthcare system and in society as a whole, and
to address social drivers of health facing consumers and communities across the country.
Anthem will act in our role as a national health leader to address racial and health inequities
and improve the health of our communities
Focus Areas: Health
Anthem will work side-by-side with local, state and national leaders to address factors driving
racial and health disparities in our healthcare system and society. Anthem is committed to
creating sustainable change in communities across the country, especially in our headquarters in
June 2020 - Anthem pledged $50 million over the next five years
to address racial injustice and health inequities across the country, starting with our home
state of Indiana.
June 2020 - Contributed to the Central Indiana Racial Equity
Fund in support of organizations focused on having difficult conversations about Indiana's and
the nation's complicated past and address issues of inequality.
July 2020 - Joined the UN Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s
largest corporate sustainability initiative to align with universal principles on human
rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal roles.
Actively participate in the Business Roundtable Special Task Force on Racial Equity and Justice
to develop policy and advocacy priorities related to health disparities and equity.
Established and chair Business Equity for Indy Committee subcommittee focused on addressing
health disparities facing minority and underserved communities.
Anthem will leverage its assets to invest in the health of its members and communities to make
health more affordable and address social drivers of health
Focus Areas: Health
Anthem will use data, research and analytics to drive insights and create solutions, and
collaborate with provider and community partners to address drivers of health such as food,
economic security, behavioral health, and improve health outcomes.
October 2020 - Collaborating with leading nonprofit partners and
others to provide no-cost pop-up flu clinics in Indianapolis and in vulnerable communities
across the state to make it easier for people to get vaccinated and to increase health equity.
July 2020 - Provided a $1 million matching grant to Gleaners
Food Bank to provide more than 10 million meals in our home city of Indianapolis.
June 2020 - Committed $50 million from the Anthem Foundation for
COVID-19 response and recovery efforts to help areas of greatest need, including care provider
safety, food insecurity, and mental and behavioral health resources.
Deployed associate resources and digital tools to support the whole health needs of consumers,
including resources to manage social isolation, job loss, food insecurity and access to state
and social services.
Anthem will prioritize the health of its associates and advance its efforts to create an
inclusive, diverse workforce and environment
Focus Areas: Health, Education
Anthem will increase associate awareness, engagement and involvement in the community, cultivate
an inclusive environment, and shape the mindsets and behaviors required to creating lasting change
90% of Anthem associates participate in monthly Culture Conversations.
Trained leaders on having difficult conversations about social unrest.
Redesigned Anthem Associate Resource Group (ARG) model for stronger connections with associates
in the community to drive engagement, develop talent and support and represent the voice of our
June 2020 - Expanded our associate giving opportunities by
providing a 1:1 match for their contributions to the following organizations: National Urban
League, United Negro College Fund (UNCF), National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People (NAACP), Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), Race Forward, and United Way. And,
through our Dollars for Doers Program associates are able to raise additional funds for
a nonprofit of their choice.
Join us in the important work of creating racial equity in Central Indiana.