Jun. 11, 2020
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) stands with those advocating for solutions to address racism in all its forms. We stand for ending inequality and injustice.
As a health insurer, we believe we can advance this work by helping ALL Americans have access to affordable, quality health care options.
And — collaborating with our many community partners and network providers — we must help break down social and economic barriers to health equity.
As a company and an employer, BCBSIL understands that achieving these goals demands diverse talent and strong connections with our customers and our communities.
Our company must reflect the communities where we do business and the members we serve. Diversity and a culture of inclusion permeates our organization and drives our dedication to expanding access to health care and investments we make in our communities.
It starts with our company values: integrity, respect, commitment, caring and excellence. They withstand changing times and guide our culture and aspirations.
- We have an unwavering commitment to equality, equity and justice.
- We are committed to creating a workplace where all employees can grow and achieve their potential.
- We condemn racism and are committed to providing an environment where differences are valued and welcomed.
Diversity makes us stronger.
BCBSIL has made significant strides toward embracing diversity and managing inclusively throughout our more than 80-year history.
But we must keep making progress. Each year, we reassess our diversity and inclusion objectives to make sure they’re helping us better serve our members, customers and communities.
BCBSIL is committed to creating an environment where all of our nearly 2,000 employees feel valued, included and empowered to bring great ideas forward.
It’s their experiences and perspectives that allow us to deliver on our purpose.