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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

CNO and our customers benefit from a diversity of ideas, skills and perspectives that emerge when we respect others and work together.

Our commitment

1

Recruitment and selection

Hire, develop and retain diverse talent that reflects the markets we serve.

2

Education and awareness

Affirm equality for all and commit to creating an environment of mutual acceptance, understanding and respect.

3

Associate development

Cultivate an inclusive culture that leverages the diverse skills, ideas and full capabilities of all associates.

Building a more diverse workforce

CNO associates are encouraged to bring their whole self to work. We offer opportunities to learn from and appreciate each other's diverse perspectives through education programs that foster a diversity of experience, opinion and expression.

Forbes Diversity 2022

How we're leading the change

Building an inclusive, representative workforce is our priority. CNO is a signatory of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge and the Indy Racial Equity pledge, and a supporter of CEO Action for Racial Equity. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council also brings together leaders and associates from across CNO to help to foster and encourage a more inclusive work environment.

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion

Amplifying associate voices

Our associate-led Business Resource Groups (BRGs) build a strong, inclusive community at CNO and provide a safe space for discussion, education, idea sharing, and personal and professional development.

  • PRISM LGBTQ+ BRG
  • Smart Organized United Leaders (S.O.U.L.) African American/Black BRG
  • Veterans and Families BRG
  • Women's BRG
  • L.U.N.A. Latinos Unidos Network for Advancement BRG
  • Caregivers and Careers Affinity Group
  • Women of Color Affinity Group
  • Women's Leadership & Networking Committee

Amplifying associate voices

Our associate-led Business Resource Groups (BRGs) build a strong, inclusive community at CNO and provide a safe space for discussion, education, idea sharing, and personal and professional development.

  • PRISM LGBTQ+ BRG
  • Smart Organized United Leaders (S.O.U.L.) African American/Black BRG
  • Veterans and Families BRG
  • Women's BRG
  • L.U.N.A. Latinos Unidos Network for Advancement BRG
  • Caregivers and Careers Affinity Group
  • Women of Color Affinity Group
  • Women's Leadership & Networking Committee

Discover how CNO is building an inclusive, representative workforce. Read our Corporate Social Responsibility Report.