The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America. Allstate was founded in 1931 and became a publicly traded company in 1993. We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol ALL. Allstate is widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate ®" slogan. As of year-end 2012, Allstate had $126.9 billion in total assets. In 2013, Allstate was number 92 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies in America.
The Allstate Corporation encompasses approximately 70,000 professionals made up of employees, agency owners and staff. Among Allstate's employees, 59 percent are women, and 32 percent are minorities. Nearly 50 percent of officers and managers are women and 23 percent come from one of five minority groups.
Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help approximately 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow.
Allstate has always had an exemplary governance program. Our commitment to strong principles and the highest ethical standards is critical to our goal of driving sustained shareholder value.
As a company with a diverse population of employees, agents and customers, Allstate embraces diversity in everything we do - not only the customers we serve and the communities in which we invest, but also the people we hire and the businesses we use as suppliers. It's a testament to the company's corporate citizenship and a sound business strategy.
Our high performance work environment encourages individual accountability, innovative thinking and continuous learning and improvement. Our work environment is fast-paced, challenging, and collaborative. It's our goal to provide challenging work that is interesting and meaningful and to reward employees' efforts based on a pay for performance approach. Allstate offers a comprehensive total compensation package.
Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies and Allstate exclusive financial representatives, as well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®. At year-end 2012, Allstate had 11,200 exclusive Allstate agencies and financial representatives in the United States and Canada. The company markets private passenger auto and homeowners insurance under the Allstate and Encompass® and Esurance® brand names. Esurance, an Allstate company, provides Esurance brand auto insurance products directly to consumers online, through call centers and through select agents, including Answer Financial.
As part of Allstate's commitment to strengthen local communities, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate employees, agency owners and the corporation provided $29 million in 2012 to thousands of nonprofit organizations and important causes across the United States. The Allstate Foundation's emphasis includes teen safe driving and economic empowerment of domestic violence survivors.