2020 UnitedHealth Group Sustainability Report now available

UnitedHealth Group was consciously built with the restless mindset, adaptable capabilities, culture and the enduring human values to help lead in the development of the next-generation health system in a socially conscious way. The company culture, values and mission – helping people live healthier lives and helping make the health system work better for everyone – align with the long-term strategy to develop the next-generation health system that increases access to care, makes care more affordable, enhances the care experience and improves health outcomes.

What sustainability means to UnitedHealth Group
The 330,000 employees of UnitedHealth Group, Optum and UnitedHealthcare are dedicated to achieving the following objectives:

  • Expanding access to care
  • Improving health care affordability
  • Enhancing the health care experience
  • Achieving better health outcomes
  • Advancing health equity
  • Building healthier communities

These objectives can’t be best achieved in solitude – developing interconnected solutions can help accomplish these goals and mission more efficiently. In developing a modern, high-performing health system in a socially and economically responsible way, UnitedHealth Group is working to improve the health of members and reduce the total cost of care by achieving universal coverage, connecting members to care with virtual tools, improving access to primary care, advancing value-based care and cost transparency, improving mental health care, progressing the health of underserved communities, addressing disparities in care and more.

Working with these initiatives and more are talented, experienced and diverse employees. The pursuit of diverse and knowledgeable employees and providers delivers unique opportunities to create an actively inclusive health care system.

Finally, the environment plays a large role in the health of every community. To achieve its mission, UnitedHealth Group is committed to mitigating the impact on the environment, and actively promoting environmentally responsible behavior by UnitedHealth Group company, employees and partners. 

To find out more about how UnitedHealth Group is working to achieve its mission in a socially conscious way, download the 2020 Sustainability Report.

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