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Assurant Affirms Long-Standing Commitment to Social Responsibility

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ), a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases, today published its 2021 Social Responsibility Report. The report highlights Assurant's commitment to building a more sustainable future for all stakeholders through multiple environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. Strategic ESG areas of focus for 2020 - 2025, as well as expanded multiyear data and accomplishments during the past year are highlighted in the Company's 2021 Report.

"At Assurant, our global commitment as a socially responsible company is stronger than ever," said Alan Colberg, president and CEO, Assurant. "At no time in our history have Assurant employees had to adapt, persevere and deliver support for our more than 300 million consumers with the selfless courage they demonstrated in the past year. We are building on our progress as we continue to strengthen the alignment of our social responsibility initiatives with our purpose, our values and our long-term strategy, including an even greater focus on creating a more diverse, inclusive and sustainable global company for the future."

Assurant's longer-term strategic planning process, overseen by its Board of Directors, prioritized three multiyear ESG areas of focus that are outlined in the 2021 Report, along with related goals and actions. The Company's longer-term ESG priorities are:

"Our longer-term ESG areas of focus prioritize the strategic importance we place on talent, diversity, equity and inclusion as well as ensuring our operations and the products and services we offer consumers enhance environmental sustainability in the Connected World," added Colberg. "As the global market, consumer needs, expectations and ESG standards continue to evolve, we will further integrate strategic ESG considerations into our planning, operations and disclosure."

Social Responsibility/ESG Annual Highlights and Accomplishments

Assurant's Social Responsibility Strategic Framework and ESG Guiding Principles center on four pillars against which the company measures progress year-over-year. Highlights and accomplishments in each area described in the Company's 2021 Report include:

Responsible Employer

Impact on Society

Customer Commitment

Integrity and Ethics

The full Assurant 2021 Social Responsibility Report and additional information about Assurant's ESG strategic initiatives is available online at socialresponsibility.assurant.com.

About Assurant

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) is a leading global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases. Anticipating the evolving needs of consumers, Assurant partners with the world's leading brands to develop innovative products and services and to deliver an enhanced customer experience. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant offers mobile device solutions; extended service contracts; vehicle protection services; pre-funded funeral insurance; renters' insurance; lender-placed insurance products; and other specialty products. The Assurant Foundation strengthens communities by supporting charitable partners that help protect where people live and can thrive, connect with local resources, inspire inclusion and prepare leaders of the future.

Learn more at assurant.com or on Twitter @AssurantNews.

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