We know that true diversity in the workforce is the basis of an organization’s success. Our people reflect diversity of thought, talent, skills and abilities – creating the source of the company's strength, leadership and vitality.
We expand our commitment to diversity to touch businesses and lives across the state and beyond with initiatives and practices that enhance economic opportunities, and improve personal health and community wellbeing.
Diversity is also the hallmark of our relationships with:
We’re committed to a diverse workforce and culture where employees are respected and their contributions are recognized. We create and nurture diversity as a solid tenet of our corporate environment, and work to ensure that our employees have opportunities to develop their talents and skills -- while balancing their work lives with personal commitments.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee was awarded the first Advancement in Diversity Award from the Chattanooga African American Chamber of Commerce. The award celebrates diversity in business at the middle and upper-management levels, highlighting efforts beyond a main level of employees.
In addition to flexible benefits and policies, training and internship programs, the company also has built a successful mentoring program that partners junior and senior managers as a way to enhance learning and communication, and potential for advancement.
Our products and services support an extended client base of employers, individuals and families, all with diverse backgrounds, economic levels and health concerns. Creating and offering a variety of health plan options, benefit levels and provider networks helps ensure affordable health care and access to care whenever needed.
Community outreach efforts at BlueCross support health and human services initiatives, economic development, education and diversity efforts across the state. Our Tennessee Health Foundation is dedicated to enhancing quality of life. The foundation awards grants that improve health, public education and economic development for Tennesseans by:
We extend our diversity commitment to include business practices and procedures -- providing diverse suppliers access and opportunity to participate and succeed in the company’s purchasing and procurement process.
Our supplier diversity program:
In support of small and minority-owned businesses, we work to promote and increase participation in this vital economic opportunity to support viable, successful businesses across Tennessee.