Lincoln Financial Group Named Sustainability Leader by Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Monday, September 11, 2017 10:56 am EDT

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RADNOR, Pa.

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"As part of this commitment, we strive to continually assess, monitor and manage our impact on people and the environment. As a leading Fortune 500, it is important for us to understand what resources we use and to manage them as efficiently as possible."

RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) today announced that the company has been named on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the second consecutive year. The achievement signifies Lincoln Financial’s continued commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability.

“Lincoln Financial is committed to improving the environment and the lives of those with whom we interact,” said Nancy Rogers, senior vice president of Corporate Responsibility at Lincoln. “As part of this commitment, we strive to continually assess, monitor and manage our impact on people and the environment. As a leading Fortune 500, it is important for us to understand what resources we use and to manage them as efficiently as possible.”

Launched in 2009, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) series comprises the most widely recognized sustainability indices in the US. The DJSI criteria integrate assessment of economic, environmental, and social practices within large, publicly traded companies. Companies are invited to participate in the DJSI Corporate Sustainability Assessment on a yearly basis. The companies with the highest scores in each industry are then selected for inclusion on the index.

In North America, 614 companies were invited to participate and 150 companies made the index. In insurance specifically, 32 companies were invited to participate. Lincoln Financial was one of only seven that made DJSI North America. They did particularly well in the environmental dimension, a reflection of the company’s commitment to understanding and reducing its environmental impact and risk.

More information on Lincoln Financial’s corporate responsibility program, can be found at https://www.lfg.com/public/aboutus/companyoverview/corporateresponsibility.

About Lincoln Financial Group About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $241 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2017. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. To sign up for email alerts, please visit our Newsroom at http://newsroom.lfg.com.

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