Assurity certified LEED Gold
April 26, 2013 – Assurity Life has received notification that the company's new home office was awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED certification program is the internationally recognized benchmark for the design, construction and operation of sustainable buildings. Lowell Berg of The Clark Enersen Partners, the architecture and engineering firm for the project, commented, "From the beginning, Assurity made it clear that environmental stewardship was a key goal.... They set very high goals, and this certification shows that those goals were fully met." Our press release here. Lincoln Journal Star article here.
Assurity named one of Lincoln's "Best Places to Work"
April 18, 2013 – Nearly 100 small, medium and large businesses were nominated for awards in a contest sponsored by Woods & Aitken LLP, the Lincoln Journal Star and the Lincoln Human Resources Management Association. Approximately 4000 employees answered survey questions about pay, benefits, job satisfaction and opportunities for advancement, with Assurity Life Insurance Company placing #3 in the Large business category. More.
United Way contributions rank Assurity in Top 10 for 2012
April 15, 2013 – Assurity ranks #10 out of 50 companies in the United Way's Top 50 Supporters for 2012. Additionally, our company was represented on United Way's Board and Women in Philanthropy Committee, and claims 29 Diamond Donors (those who have contributed 25 or more years). Support of the United Way is one avenue through which we live our mission of "helping people through difficult times."
iPipeline Visionary Award for 2013 goes to Assurity
April 3, 2013 – Assurity has been awareded iPipeline's 2013 Visionary Award for Business Transformation. The award is presented annually to a partner company that demonstrates industry leadership in technological innovation. Assurity and iPipeline have worked together since 2006 to provide on-line form acquisition and application submission for our brokers nationwide.
Assurity receives Groundwater Guardian Green Site Award
Nov. 15, 2012 – This designation, based on Assurity's practices related to water use, pesticide and fertilizer management, and pollution prevention, was presented at the Groundwater Foundation's Board of Directors luncheon. "The extreme drought we are experiencing in Nebraska this year is a poignant reminder of what a precious resource groundwater is to our state's economic health and vitality," said Tom Henning, Assurity President, CEO, and Chairman. "It is incumbent on all Nebraskans to take steps to protect this resource. We are very grateful The Groundwater Foundation board has recognized our efforts by designating the Assurity Center and its setting a Groundwater Guardian Green Site."
2012 Impact Award goes to Assurity
Oct. 29, 2012 – Assurity was presented the Impact Award for Significant Development by the Downtown Lincoln Association at its Oct. 25 annual luncheon. Selection was based on the "green" elements incorporated into Assurity's new headquarters in the Antelope Valley area. Read more here.
WasteCap Nebraska 2012 Sustainable Business Award
Oct. 10, 2012 – WasteCap Nebraska named Assurity as winner of its Sustainable Business of the Year Award during the organization's Sustainability Summit in October. The award was accepted by members of Assurity's sustainability task force. The Sustainable Business Award recognizes a business with an active green team that incorporates sustainable business practices supporting innovation in management, purchasing, energy, waste, facilities, employees and community. WasteCap is a member-based non-profit environmental organization, dedicated to assisting businesses in developing and adopting green practices that improve profitability. WasteCap helps business with simple issues like setting up recycling plans and green teams as well as high tech issues dealing with energy, water and air concerns. View a video about Assurity produced by WasteCap here. Read the Lincoln Journal Star article here.
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Green Business Award
Sept. 5, 2012 – Assurity Life Insurance Company received the Green Business Award in recognition of its longstanding commitment to environmentally conscious practices and leadership in corporate environmental sustainability. The award is given to a business which adopts principles and practices that improve the quality of life for its customers, employees, communities and environment. Completion of the Assurity Center in 2011 was a major step toward reducing our company's environmental impact.
- Video of President Tom Henning and Sustainability Task Force Chair Tammy Rogers discussing Assurity's green initiatives
- Press release from Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
- Presentation photo
President's Volunteer Service Award for 2011
August 30, 2012 – Assurity received the President's Volunteer Service Award for delivering Meals on Wheels during 2011. The award includes a congratulatory letter from President Obama, plus a certificate and silver lapel pin. Awards are given to individuals and corporations based on volunteer hours. Assurity associates donated 338 hours to delivering meals and have participated each year for more than 20 years.
Sustainability efforts earn recognition
June 4, 2012 – Assurity was presented the 2012 Environmental Leadership Award for business by the Lincoln Lancaster County Environmental Health Department at a June 1 ceremony. The annual award recognizes an outstanding business that has demonstrated environmental stewardship and dedication to sustaining and improving our environment and public health.
Assurity Named a Top 10 United Way supporter for 2011
May 14, 2012 – Assurity has once again been named one of the Top 10 Supporters of the Lincoln/Lancaster County United Way campaign. Additionally, our company has 26 Diamond Donors – associates who have been contributing to United Way for 25 or more years. Activities like these support our mission of "helping people through difficult times."
Assurity Center opens in Antelope Valley Redevelopment Area
Jan. 27, 2012 – Assurity Life Insurance Company celebrated the opening of Assurity Center, the company’s new headquarters facility which anchors the Antelope Valley redevelopment project, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. Read more.