Since 1851, we've made business decisions based on customer needs. Our mutual form of ownership, along with our long-term business approach, has helped keep us strong. this strength means we will be here when our customers need us most.
But it's not just our numbers that make us strong. We're committed to a nationwide network of trusted and knowledgeable financial professionals who think the way we do - in terms of long-term commitment to meeting individual client needs. Together, we help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. And our commitment to people extend beyond our business model and out into the communities where we operate.
At Mass Mutual, what matters most is clear. Despite sluggish economic trend, we have continued to deliver strong results and maintain our financial integrity - all of which make MassMutual a good decision.
Diversity and inclusion fuels our business growth and helps us achieve our purpose - to help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. Increasing the diversity of our sales force and workforce is a priority because we feel that if we reflect our customer's backgrounds, thoughts, values, and beliefs, we will be better able to understand and serve their needs.
Our focus on diversity and inclusion has also enhanced our ability to attract and retain great talent. Employees participate in our eight Business Resource Groups where they have the opportunity to drive business impact beyond their everyday roles. We've continued to earn external recognition for fostering a workplace where our employees feel welcomed, valued, and inspired to succeed.
Our philosophy is simple: operate in a manner that yields positive results for our policyowners, employees, communities, environment, and all of our stakeholders.