RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) today announced that the company has been named to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the fourth consecutive year. This index recognizes companies that demonstrate leadership in environmental, social and governance performance, and signifies Lincoln Financial’s continued commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability.
“For well over a century, our company has been helping Americans protect their financial futures, but we are also committed to creating a positive outcome for the world in which we all live and work,” said Dennis R. Glass, President & CEO, Lincoln Financial Group. “By embracing and advancing responsible business practices in every aspect of what we do, our employees work toward a future that we can all look forward to with optimism.”
Originally launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) comprises the most widely recognized global sustainability indices. Created jointly by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobescoSAM, 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, with only the most sustainable market caps per industry – based on their sustainability scores — selected for final inclusion on the index.
“We take a strategic approach to operating our business responsibly at every level, incorporating these practices into our culture and values,” said Lisa Buckingham, chief people, place and brand officer for Lincoln. “I am so proud of our employees for their dedication to environmental, social and governance issues that have helped us achieve this important recognition.”
Read Lincoln Financial’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility report at: https://www.lfg.com/static/wcs/digitalbrochure/csrr/index.html. 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
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 $260 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2019. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good. Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, Lincoln was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Large Employers, Best Employers for Diversity, and Best Employers for Women. Lincoln also earned perfect 100 percent scores on the Corporate Equality Index and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at: www.LincolnFinancial.com. Follow us on Facebook , Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at http://newsroom.lfg.com.