MetLife Acknowledged for Incapacity Equality | Nationwide Enterprise

NEW YORK – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Nov. July 2021–

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today that it has received a top rating on the Disability Equality Index ® (DEI), making it the “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” for the fifth year in a row.

The DEI – a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities, the largest disability rights organization in the country, and Disability: IN, the global network for business disability integration – is a comprehensive benchmarking tool that helps companies create a roadmap for measurable to create concrete measures that they can take to achieve integration and equality of disabilities. The 2021 index measures culture and leadership, company-wide access, employment practices, social engagement and supplier diversity.

“MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that inspires all of our employees to make a difference,” said Meredith Ryan-Reid, senior vice president, MetLife Financial Wellness & Engagement and executive sponsor of the MetLife DiverseAbilities Inclusion Network. “We are proud to be recognized by the Disability Equality Index for creating a job where people with different skills are supported and empowered.”

The Inclusion Network MetLife DiverseAbilities is committed to the inclusion and awareness of MetLife employees about disabilities and helps them access important resources that are available to them, their families and friends.

MetLife also supports entrepreneurship and innovation among people with disabilities by working with organizations such as Disability: IN to identify disabled businesses as part of the Supplier Integration and Development Program. During the COVID-19 pandemic, MetLife expanded its educational sponsorship to include virtual development programs for various business partners and increased its sponsorship for Disability: IN.

For more information on MetLife’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit MetLife.com.

About MetLife

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is a leading global financial services company providing insurance, annuity, employee benefits, and asset management to help its home and institutional customers navigate changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife operates in more than 40 markets worldwide and holds leadership positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. More information is available at www.metlife.com.

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