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Esurance Earns Top Marks in Corporate Equality Index

San Francisco, CA — September 17, 2007

Esurance, the direct-to-consumer auto insurance company, proudly announced that it has earned the top rating of 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI), an annual survey undertaken by the Human Rights Campaign. Esurance joins the ranks of 195 other major U.S. businesses which get top marks for their treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees and consumers.

Esurance President and CEO, Gary Tolman, stated, "Esurance is honored to join the esteemed group of companies who also got 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index. Since Esurance's launch in 1999, we have focused on building a company that treats all of our associates and customers fairly. It is great to have our efforts acknowledged by an organization like the Human Rights Campaign."

The CEI rated 519 businesses in total, evaluating a variety of operational areas for each business. Esurance's non-discrimination policy, employment practices, and community outreach efforts helped the company earn the prestigious 100 percent ranking.

For more information on the Human Rights Campaign's work, or to download a free copy of the Corporate Equality Index, visit

About Esurance®

Esurance, a subsidiary of White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE: WTM), provides personal auto insurance direct to consumers online and through select online agents. Esurance is dedicated to constantly improving the way people shop for, buy, and manage their auto insurance. By combining the best of technology with industry know-how, Esurance is able to offer hassle-free coverage with 24/7 customer service and claims handling at competitive prices.

Through Esurance's website,, customers can get instant quotes, view comparison quotes, buy an Esurance policy, and print their proof of insurance card — all in minutes. Esurance also offers policyholders the ability to make policy changes and file claims instantly online, demonstrating its commitment to improving the entire insurance process from quote to claim. Esurance is proud to support our communities through charitable involvement that benefits public health, youth outreach, and the environment.


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