The list recognizes companies that have reduced emissions intensity the most between 2019 and 2021.

25 May 2023

RADNOR, Pa., May 25, 2023 – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) today announced it has been named one of America’s Climate Leaders 2023 by USA Today. The list recognizes companies that have reduced emissions intensity the most between 2019 and 2021 – as measured by greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relative to revenue.

“We are proud to be recognized as one of America’s Climate Leaders by USA Today,” said Amber Williams, Chief Sustainability Officer. “Climate change is an increasing focus for investors and consumers. We’ve made significant progress to reduce Lincoln’s GHG emissions and remain on track to reach our reduction targets, and this recognition is a true testament to our transparency to reporting on Environmental, Social and Governance disclosures.”

USA Today, in partnership with research organization, Statista, Inc., selected honorees based on publicly available data of financial and non-financial reports and CDP databases. Following the research phase, a survey was sent to all relevant companies to validate the data.

Lincoln Financial continues to expand its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives and has made it easier for stakeholders and investors to access relevant data. The ESG Data Center on is a one-stop shop for stakeholders and customers to see timely ESG information throughout the year.

In addition to this recognition, Lincoln Financial has also been named to Newsweek Magazine’s 2023 lists of Most Trustworthy Companies and Most Responsible Companies, and has been named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for seven consecutive years.

Read more about Lincoln Financial’s strategy, actions and achievements in the areas of corporate philanthropy, environmental sustainability and responsible business practices in the company’s 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report: Building blocks for a successful future.

About Lincoln Financial Group

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, and 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 $290 billion in end-of-period account balances net of reinsurance as of March 31, 2023. Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. We create opportunities for early career talent through our intern development program, which ranks among WayUp and Yello’s annual list of Top 100 Internship Programs. Learn more at: Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Sign up for email alerts at

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