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.
2023 Training APEX Award
CNO was named a 2023 Training APEX Award recipient, marking the 12th consecutive year CNO or one of its family of insurance brands has been recognized as a best-in-class employee training and development organization.
Excellence in Health & Well-Being
In 2023, CNO was selected as a winner of the Business Group on Health Best Employers: Excellence in Health & Well-being Award. The company was recognized for its commitment to advancing employee well-being through comprehensive and innovative benefits and initiatives.
Best Employers for Diversity
For the fourth consecutive year, CNO Financial Group has been recognized for its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) program by Forbes Magazine.
America's Best Insurance Companies
In 2023, CNO was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best Insurance Companies. To declare their list, Forbes partnered with Statista to survey more than 15,000 participants to evaluate their auto, renters, homeowners, term-life and permanent-life insurance providers.
America's Best Mid-Size Employer
In 2023, CNO was recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best Mid-Size 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.
American Heart Association Platinum Recognition
For the fifth consecutive year, CNO Financial Group was recognized and promoted to the platinum level of recognition by the American Heart Association (AHA) for its commitment to workforce well-being.
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 has been recognized in the 2022 Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by Healthiest Employers® and Springbuk®. This marks the ninth year that CNO has been recognized for its commitment to workplace well-being and initiatives and exceptional health benefits.
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.
Healthiest Employers of Indiana
In 2021, CNO was named the 2021 Healthiest Employers® of Indiana. CNO rose to the top of more than 300 applications that were scored in six categories relating to creating healthier workplaces: leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analytics.
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.
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.
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.