Awards & Recognition
Each year, CNO receives numerous awards and recognition for our corporate initiatives and community engagement.
Certified Great Place to Work
In 2022, CNO was certified as a Great Place to Work for the third year in a row. The 2022 certification process included associate feedback collected by the Great Place to Work® Trust Index© survey. The Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive "employer-of-choice" recognition.
America's Best Midsize Employer
In 2022, CNO was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family.
Best Employers for Diversity
For the third consecutive year, CNO Financial Group has been recognized for its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) program by Forbes Magazine.
2022 Training APEX Award
CNO was named a 2022 Training APEX Award recipient, marking the 11th consecutive year CNO or one of its family of insurance brands has been recognized as a best-in-class employee training and development organization.
Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index
CNO recently received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and earned the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America
CNO was recently ranked first on the 2021 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers® and Springbuk®. This marks the eighth year that CNO has been recognized for its commitment to workplace well-being and initiatives and exceptional health benefits.
Orlando's Healthiest Employers
In 2021, CNO was awarded first place in the 2021 Healthiest Employers list by Orlando Business Journal. This is the first time CNO was named as Central Florida's Healthiest Employer.
Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia
In 2021, CNO was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia. This is the sixth year that CNO has received the award.
Excellence in Health & Well-Being
In 2020, CNO was honored with the 2020 Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-Being Platinum Award for providing one of the best workforce health and employee well-being programs in the nation.
2020 Top Workplace
In 2020, CNO's Orlando-based company, Web Benefits Design, was named a 2020 Top Workplace by the Orlando Sentinel. WBD creates and manages custom benefits websites for businesses, which provide a personalized benefits shopping experience for employees.
American Heart Association Gold Recognition
For the fourth consecutive year in 2021, CNO is proud to have met American Heart Association (AHA) criteria for Gold recognition in the AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index.
Learning Elite Gold Level
In 2021, for the third year in a row, Bankers Life was named as a Gold level organization in Chief Learning Officer magazine’s list of Learning Elite companies for excellence in Learning and Development.