Thrivent Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere for the 8th Time
February 26, 2019
Recognition honors those companies who recognize their critical role to influence and drive positive change in the business community and societies around the world.
Thrivent announces 2018 board election results
February 4, 2019
Thrivent announced today the results of its 2018 national board of directors election. Incumbents Eric Draut, Lynn Crump-Caine and Brad Creswell were elected to serve another term, beginning in February 2019. As a membership organization of Christians, eligible Thrivent members have an annual opportunity to elect members to represent them on the national board of directors.
Thrivent shares opportunities to support California wildfire victims
November 14, 2018
Thrivent, a not-for-profit membership organization of Christians, today announced it will match up to $250,000 dollars in personal donations made on Thrivent.com to selected nonprofit organizations supporting wildfire relief efforts in California. In addition, Thrivent is encouraging its members to volunteer by forming Thrivent Action Teams or for eligible members to consider directing Thrivent Choice Dollars to relief organizations.
Fitch affirms Thrivent Financial's AA+ (Very Strong) rating with stable outlook
October 26, 2018
Fitch Ratings affirmed Thrivent Financial’s Insurer Financial Strength rating of AA+ (Very Strong), the second-highest of Fitch’s 19 categories, and gave the organization a stable outlook.
Facts, Figures & Recognitions
Facts & Figures
* As of Dec. 31, 2018.
** Funding for Thrivent's outreach comes from our tax exemption as a not-for-profit fraternal benefit society. Money we would otherwise pay in certain taxes instead goes to strengthen the communities, congregations and causes our members care about. Members are actively involved in deciding where the money goes locally.
See the ways others view Thrivent Financial through the awards and recognition we've received.
Ethisphere – World's Most Ethical Companies (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)
Thrivent was named to the list because of our commitment to ethical leadership, compliance practices, governance and corporate citizenship.
The Ethisphere Institute is an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.
“World’s Most Ethical Companies” and “Ethisphere” names and marks are registered trademarks of Ethisphere LLC.
Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award (2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
This award, received for Thrivent's adult education programming, acknowledges "innovation and quality of financial literacy education efforts and the commitment of those that offer them," according to the Institute for Financial Literacy.
Ward's 50® Top Performing Insurance Companies (2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)
This designation recognizes Thrivent for achieving outstanding financial results in the areas of safety, consistency and performance over a five-year period.
Star Tribune Top Workplaces (Minneapolis-St. Paul) (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)
This program recognizes 100 regional companies. The survey of employees measured: pay and benefits, working conditions, career growth opportunities, satisfaction with management, organizational execution and overall direction.
Minnesota Women's Press Favorite Financial Planner – Honorable Mention (2013)
In 2013, Thrivent was voted an honorable mention for Favorite Financial Planner in an annual Minnesota Women's Press survey. The magazine has been connecting Twin Cities businesses and organizations with the women's market for 28 years.
Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) and Wellness Council of Wisconsin Gold Well Workplace Award (2013)
This award recognizes organizations for commitment to the health and well-being of employees. The Well Workplace Awards initiative is driven by criteria outlined in WELCOA's seven benchmarks to a result-oriented Well Workplace.
Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce Best in Business Award (2011)
This award recognizes six companies that have excelled, grown and supported the Minneapolis community in unique and meaningful ways.
The Salvation Army Business Partnership of the Year and Others Awards (2011, 2009)
Thrivent and The Salvation Army of the Fox Cities received this award for the Red Kettle campaign. Dozens of Thrivent volunteers staffed kettles to raise money at Christmas. The award recognizes those who demonstrate giving and compassion, while inspiring others to do the same.
Communitas Award – Green Initiatives (2010)
This award recognizes exceptional organizations and individuals that share their resources and change their business model to benefit communities. It's part of the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals' pro bono recognition program.
Alexander Hamilton Award (Silver) for "Best Green Strategy" (Treasury & Risk) (2009)
Thrivent was one of three organizations nationwide to be honored by Treasury & Risk for excellence in finance and treasury management related to environmental awareness, conservation and social responsibility.
PINK Top 15 Companies for Women (2009)
PINK looks for a large number of women in positions of power among top earners, and examines management's commitment to a more progressive means for women to advance. PINK also looks at life-work balance programs that give women equal opportunity for a rewarding life away from the office.
New North B2B Best Places to Work Award (Wisconsin) (2009)
Thrivent was one of two employers honored with this award. Companies were selected based on: quality of the work environment, employee satisfaction and the company's commitment to developing its employees' personal and professional lives.
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