Foundation's twelfth annual scorecard recognizes top companies for LGBT workplace equality

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio — December 11, 2013 — Progressive® Insurance has earned a 100 percent score in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This was the fifth time Progressive scored 100 percent on the survey. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

" Progressive is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture," said John Hoppes, Progressive's National Recruiting Director. "The CEI has become the top recognition of corporate commitments to LGBT employees and their families, and we are proud that we remain on this growing list of companies."

Progressive offers domestic partner benefits and transgender-inclusive health care benefits, which are among the 40 LGBT-related policies and practices CEI evaluates. For more information on the 2014 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit

About Progressive
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it's most convenient—online at, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.

Progressive also offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, as well as home insurance through select carriers. It's the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle insurance and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, Snapshot®, and Service Centers.

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.