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Anthem, Inc. Recognized as Leader in Corporate Sustainability on Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)

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Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) today was named to the 2018 Dow Jones
Sustainability Index (DJSI), a recognition of the company's commitment
to creating a better healthcare future by supporting strong communities,
equal opportunities and a healthier environment for all. Anthem is
recognized on the DJSI as a Health Care Providers & Services company.
The DJSI represents the gold standard for corporate sustainability and
is based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social
performance. The DJSI is published annually by S&P Dow Jones Indices and
RobecoSAM, a sustainable asset management firm.

"At Anthem, we strive to simplify healthcare and improve the lives of
those we serve," said Gail Boudreaux, President and CEO, Anthem, Inc.
"We are proud to be included on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
for our work to empower communities, improve the sustainability of our
business, operate with integrity, and advance an inclusive workplace.
Corporate responsibility is integral to our success as a company. While
we are pleased to be recognized for the work we are doing today, we are
focused on making an even greater impact and creating a healthier future
for all Americans and the world around us."

Anthem's recent achievements towards building a healthier and more
sustainable future include:

  • Adopting the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability
    Reporting Standards which help organizations understand and
    communicate their impact on critical environmental and social issues.
  • Achieving a 22% reduction in Anthem's greenhouse gas footprint since
    baseline 2013, a 34% reduction in water use since baseline 2013 and
    55% recycling of ongoing office waste from landfills in 2017.
  • Increasing certified diverse spend to $510 million with businesses
    owned by minorities, women, veterans, service-disabled veterans, the
    LGBT community and people with disabilities through our supplier
    diversity program.
  • Investing a significant amount in human capital development, averaging
    25.5 hours of training and development per employee in 2017.
  • Supporting community health initiatives, together with the Anthem
    Foundation, including behavioral health and substance use disorder
    interventions; cancer care, maternal and child health; and
    immunizations.

Learn more about Anthem's commitment to corporate responsibility
including its environmental, social and governance reporting in
accordance with GRI Guidelines at http://www.anthemcorporateresponsibility.com/.

More information about the Dow Jones Sustainability Index can be found
at http://www.sustainability-indices.com/.

About Anthem, Inc.

Anthem is working to transform healthcare with trusted and caring
solutions. Our health plan companies deliver quality products and
services that give their members access to the care they need. With over
73 million people served by its affiliated companies, including nearly
40 million within its family of health plans, Anthem is one of the
nation's leading health benefits companies. For more information about
Anthem's family of companies, please visit www.antheminc.com/companies.

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