Celebrating Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Assurant

Together, We Can Innovate for All

Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Assurant

At Assurant, we celebrate the differences that make us who we are. By assembling extraordinary teams from a variety of races, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages and abilities, we’re able to reflect the global communities where we live and work. Together, we're working to remove barriers, ensuring equity for everyone. The pursuit of inclusion rests with each of us. Because by listening to the unique voices of every individual, we can innovate for all.


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Investing in Inclusion and Talent

By providing a culture of inclusion, we create opportunities where employees can be their authentic, whole selves. Jeimy, a Channel Optimization Executive for Financial Services, discusses her experience working for Assurant.

Assurant Workforce Diversity

We are a responsible employer with a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion, and we recognize the importance of investing in employee talent.
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Charitable Giving

Employees reported over 15,000 volunteer hours through events held during 2021 to help charitable causes across the globe.
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Board of Directors

50% of Assurant's Board of Directors is diverse in gender, race and/or ethnicity.
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Global Gender Diversity

54% of Assurant’s global workforce identifies as women, holding 42% of managerial positions.
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Supplier Diversity & Inclusion

Assurant awarded over $66 million in contracts to diverse suppliers in 2021, a nearly 44% increase from 2020.
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A Message from our Global Head of Diversity

"Our DEI Strategy guides us and is accelerating the way we foster diverse thoughts and experiences. It defines and directs our path toward reflecting the communities we live in while deepening our understanding of each other. This fosters collaboration as we work together to solve problems and serve our customers."   

-Alecia Bailey

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Celebrating our first Employee Resource Group: Women@Assurant

Launched March 2022, Women@Assurant aims to support women with their personal and professional growth by providing mentorship, leadership development and sponsorship to drive empowerment and engagement. Women@Assurant provides a forum that encourages collaboration, connection and innovation, and engages leadership to maintain an open forum for ideas and support for the ERG. 

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Assurant's DEI Strategic Pillars

  • Workforce Goals: Building a diverse workforce supported by targeted development and performance opportunities. 

  • Workplace Goals: Foster an inclusive environment that enables employees to thrive. 
  • Marketplace Goals: Engage community and strategic partnerships that align with our vision. 

Featured DEI Stories

Assurant Women #BreakTheBias for Women's History Month

Assurant employees overwhelmed LinkedIn newsfeeds as they participated globally in this campaign. While we can't share all of the stories, we collected a few fantastic insights from Assurant women and allies. Click to read their insights.


Giving Back: A Q&A with Deb Battaglia

"I learned being vulnerable and sharing my truth resonates in a BIG way with other women, so I’m sharing a snippet of the interview below in the hopes of inspiring others to get involved and pay it forward for women and girls."

-Deb Battaglia, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience 

Disability Inclusion: What it Means to Enable the Assurant Workforce

Our workforce is strongest when we’re made up of the people we serve. Employees deserve workplaces that welcome them and enable them to do their best work. An inclusive workforce can impact how we perform, grow, engage with employees and drive superior customer experiences.

Benchmarking Assurant Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in 2021

"As our DEI initiatives continue to advance, I’m honored to benchmark our accomplishments and applaud the progress we’ve made within the past year."

-Alecia Bailey
Global Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Assurant STARS: Pushing for Workplace Disability Inclusion

By having conversations about creating job opportunities for people with disabilities, we want people in the communities we serve to have a place where they feel supported and valued. Anne Phillips spearheaded the Assurant STARS program, which connects employees with disabilities to job opportunities in the company. 

What the Women of Assurant Would Tell the Next Generation

As part of our commitment to the growing need to support women in the workplace, several of Assurant’s female leaders recently shared their stories on LinkedIn under the #ThisLittleGirlIsMe hashtag. Here’s what they had to say about inspiring each other and future generations. 


Assurant Recognition

As we scale our global efforts for diversity, equity and inclusion, we're honored to be ranked among other organizations paving the path for actual change for gender inclusion, pay equity, LGBTQ+ equality, inclusive cultures and more.

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LGBTQ+ Equality

Assurant received a perfect score for the 4th consecutive year on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.


2022 Gender-Equality Index

We celebrate our inclusion for a second year. Assurant was measured for gender equality across: "policy development, representation, and transparency" among 418 companies spanning 45 countries.

The FIRM Awards

Diversity & Inclusion Recruitment Strategy

Our European team was awarded 2022's Best Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment Strategy by The Firm Awards, an organization dedicated to celebrating the very best of in-house recruitment excellence, innovation and best practice. 

Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work - Around the Globe

We have been recognized as a “Best/Great Place to Work” in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Japan, Mexico, Peru and the United States. 

Assurant Partnerships

Assurant’s business teams and global regions partner with organizations committed to DEI for specialty functions and underrepresented groups.

Through the Assurant Foundation, which is engaged in local charitable initiatives focused on protecting, connecting and inspiring, we invest in numerous organizations that also serve underrepresented groups.  


Corporate DEI Award

We received the DEI Conference Property Casualty Company D&I Award from the American Property Casualty Insurance Association for demonstrating a commitment to engagement and accountability.


Celebrating our Abilities

We are honored to join over 300 leading companies this year to achieve disability inclusion and equality growth within our own organizations.

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DEI Residential Leadership Award

The Mortgage Bankers Association announced Assurant was among five companies recognized in 2021 for our dedication to organizational inclusivity and focus on supplier diversity.

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Valuing Every Voice

Find your next opportunity at Assurant

We strive to create a trusting place to have complex, sometimes difficult, conversations. Explore roles where you could join us in ongoing open dialogue to build trust, encourage compassion and reinforce our commitment to inclusivity.