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UnitedHealth Group Named to Dow Jones Sustainability North America and World Indices for 20th Consecutive Year

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  • Ranked No. 1 among Health Care and Providers & Services Sector
  • UnitedHealth Group named to the Indices every year for two
    decades, since rankings established in 1999
  • Scored among highest for customer relationship and supply chain
    management, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, partnerships
    towards sustainable health care, environmental reporting and
    operational eco-efficiency, among other key attributes
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainable business
    practices critical to creating long-term value for shareholders

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) has been named to the Dow Jones
Sustainability North America Index (DJSI NA) and the Dow Jones
Sustainability World Index (DJSI W) for 2018 and ranked No. 1 in the
Health Care and Providers & Services Sector. This marks 20 consecutive
years the company has been named to the indices, beginning in 1999 when
the rankings were established.

By tracking the stock performance of the world's leading companies in
terms of economic, environmental and social criteria, the Dow Jones
Sustainability Indices are the first to benchmark for investors those
companies with sustainable business practices considered critical to
generating long-term shareholder value. UnitedHealth Group scored in the
97th percentile or above in all three categories scored by
the Indices and was recognized as among the leading companies worldwide
for social responsibility, sound economic practices, environmental
stewardship and consistently high financial performance. The company
ranked among the highest in the Health Care and Providers & Services
Sector for customer relationship and supply chain management, corporate
citizenship and philanthropy, partnerships towards sustainable health
care, environmental reporting and operational eco-efficiency, among
other key attributes.

Cory Alexander, executive vice president, Corporate Affairs, for
UnitedHealth Group, said, "The 285,000 people of UnitedHealth Group are
honored to be recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices not
only for our efforts to make health care better for everyone, but for
pursuing that mission in a manner that is economically, socially and
environmentally sound. The highly sensitive and dynamic arena of health
care is evolving daily. As an innovative, compassionate and
service-oriented enterprise, we also continue to evolve to meet the
changing expectations of the people we serve, while remaining
exceptional, long-term stewards of our shareholders' investments."

To learn more about UnitedHealth Group's sustainability initiatives,
visit https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/social-responsibility.html.

The Dow
Jones Sustainability Indices
are maintained by S&P Dow Jones Indices
and RobecoSAM, an international investment firm focused exclusively on
sustainability investing. RobecoSAM invites more than 3,400 listed
companies around the world to report annually on their sustainability
practices.

About UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) is a diversified health care company
dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the
health system work better for everyone. UnitedHealth Group offers a
broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms:
UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits
services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled
health services. For more information, visit UnitedHealth Group at www.unitedhealthgroup.com
or follow @UnitedHealthGrp on Twitter.

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