Voya Financial named to 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for fourth consecutive year
Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that it has been named to the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year.
Launched in 1999, the DJSI represents the gold standard for corporate sustainability and is the first global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies based on an analysis of financially material environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors and S&P DJSI's robust index methodology. Of the 35 companies in the diversified financial services industry invited to disclose data for the 2019 DJSI, only eight were selected for inclusion in the index.
"Achieving renewed membership to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index reflects our work to apply a sustainable and responsible lens to the way that we operate across our enterprise, as well as our efforts to increase the disclosure of our ESG performance," said Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin, Jr. "This is a great honor that will continue to strengthen our reputation, brand recognition and stakeholder relationships."
Voya scored in the 81st percentile, which is three points above the average score in North America. The company scored high in a number of key focus areas, including customer relationship management, environmental reporting, code of business conduct and corporate governance.
More information about Dow Jones' sustainability indices is available at http://www.sustainability-indices.com/.
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Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better. Serving the financial needs of approximately 13.8 million individual and institutional customers in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $8.5 billion in revenue in 2018. The company had $560 billion in total assets under management and administration as of June 30, 2019. With a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time — Voya's vision is to be America's Retirement Company®. Certified as a "Great Place to Work" by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Voya is equally committed to conducting business in a way that is socially, environmentally, economically and ethically responsible. Voya has been recognized as one of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute; as a member of the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index; and as a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion" on the Disability Equality Index by Disability:IN. For more information, visit voya.com. Follow Voya Financial on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @Voya.