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Diversity and inclusion

We stand together to do better

The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others are unnecessary tragedies we are outraged and saddened by. These times are a stark reminder that our society still suffers from far too many cases of distrust, hatred and racism. This is not the world we should accept as a society. We must push ourselves to influence change and create compassion. State Farm® has long been committed to helping build safer, stronger communities. We embrace the responsibility to work with others to make the world around us better.

We're all in this together

Diversity and inclusion are central to everything we do. It’s evident in every relationship we have – within the workplace where all associates are treated with respect and dignity, across the marketplace by how we interact with our customers and suppliers, and in the community through charitable giving and community service.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in how we value relationships, how we conduct business, and how we lead our organization.

We embrace diversity and inclusion because it’s simply the right thing to do.

State Farm strives to be known for our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We are stronger and better together when we seek the broadest perspectives, invite fresh, new ideas and encourage healthy, respectful debate. But these are just words. We make this real when we each commit and empower ourselves to continue to nurture an environment where diversity and inclusion are welcome and expected in everything we do. Our customers and associates deserve nothing less.

Michael Tipsord
Chairman, President, and CEO

Workplace

As a community of good neighbors, we openly bring our different skills, backgrounds, and experiences to work. Our Company culture gives us the freedom to be our authentic selves and share our perspectives and ideas to help each other and State Farm succeed. We give our employees opportunities to connect with each other, learn, and grow – both personally and professionally.

Read more about our workplace culture.

Community

Helping is at the heart of who we are. We're aware of the needs of others and the realities they face because we’ve been there. It's an understanding reflected in our values and in our rich history of giving back to the communities where we live and work. What matters to you matters to us.

See how we support our communities.

Marketplace

We are a company that cares. We're committed to offering solutions that meet people where they are and help them get where they want to go. We do our best to understand their struggles and challenges as well as their hopes and dreams, so that we can help them in every phase of life.

Take a look at the marketplace.

Supplier Diversity

Running a business takes help from inside and outside the Company. We support a diverse supplier base to help meet the needs of the business, local communities, and customers. Our suppliers add to our team of good neighbors - together we work hard to deliver on the State Farm promise.

See the impact of supplier diversity.

Our diverse employees and independent contractor agents represent a wide spectrum of lived experiences that enrich the State Farm family. By leveraging the power of all of our associates’ perspectives and backgrounds and encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work each day, we promote creativity in thinking, produce better solutions for our customers, and bring attention to organizational excellence. I am proud to work for a company that honors the unique ways our employees and independent contractor agents contribute to meeting the needs of our customers.

Victor Terry
Chief Diversity Officer and Vice President, Public Affairs

05-28-2019
Stronger Together | State Farm

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Awards and Recognition

2020 Military–Friendly Employer

Recognized as a leading company supporting veterans and military employees, since 2009.

2020 Top Company for Women Technologists

The award recognizes companies committed to building workplaces where women in technology roles can thrive. Participated 2018 - 2020.

2020 National Recognition for Equality

Received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign – Corporate Equality Index, since 2016.

2020 Top Companies for Executive Women

Awarded by the National Association of Female Executives, since 2008.

2019 LATINA Style's 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work

Selected by LATINA Style, since 1998.

2020 Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR) – Corporate Inclusion Index

Recognized by HACR each year, since 2009.

2020 Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Recognized by “Working Mother” magazine from 2009-2020.

2020 FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies

State Farm is recognized among the leading P&C insurance companies in the world, in 2006 and from 2008 - 2020.

2020 Best Companies to Create Inclusive Workplaces

State Farm achieved the honor of being named a Leading Index Company by Diversity Best Practices.

2020 Best Companies for Dads

Recognized by "Working Mother" magazine as an organization which recognizes the increasing need to help fathers be equal parenting partners.

2020 Working Mother 100 Best Companies

"Working Mother" magazine recognized State Farm for its inclusive benefits for families.

2019 Best Companies for Diversity

Recognized by the editors of “Black Enterprise Magazine,” since 2007.

2018 Women of Excellence Award

Senior Vice President Annette Martinez was selected as the 2018 Diversity Champion for Women by the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE).

2018 National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) Diversity Initiative Achievement Award

Recognized for outstanding achievement in increasing minority and women owned law firm participation.

2018 Top 100 Employers

Recognized by Black Data Processing Associates, from 2008-2011 and 2013-2018.