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Tyler Technologies Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 2:17pm

Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced the company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America in recognition of its commitment to sustainable business practices.

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  • Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) today announced the company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America in recognition of its commitment to sustainable business practices.
  • Created jointly by S&P Dow Jones Indices and SAM, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index family is a best-in-class benchmark for evaluating sustainable business practices.
  • Only the top-ranked companies within each industry are selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index family.
  • We congratulate Tyler Technologies for being included in the DJSI for North America, said Manjit Jus, global head of ESG Research, S&P Global.

Applause Named One of Boston’s Top Places to Work for Fourth Straight Year; Wins Multiple International Awards

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 1:05pm

Applause, the worldwide leader in enabling digital quality , today announced it has been named one of the Boston Globes best workplaces for the fourth straight year.

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  • Applause, the worldwide leader in enabling digital quality , today announced it has been named one of the Boston Globes best workplaces for the fourth straight year.
  • Top Places to Work recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know them besttheir employees.
  • The survey measures employee opinions about their companys direction, execution, connection, management, work, pay and benefits, and engagement.
  • Thats why the Boston Globe, Built In and Inc. Magazine honors were just three of 10 awards Applause won in 2021.

Amdocs Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for Third Consecutive Year

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 12:00pm

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced it has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility for the third consecutive year, earning a place on the prestigious S&P Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America.

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  • The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices ("DJSI") are considered among the most important global indicators of sustainability leadership, evaluating public companies on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors relevant to their industry.
  • The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index* represents the top 20% of the largest 600 North American companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI) based on long-term economic, environmental and social criteria.
  • Manjit Jus, Global Head of ESG Research, S&P Global, said: "We congratulate Amdocs for being included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America.
  • Tamar Rapaport-Dagim, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Amdocs, said: "We are once again honored to be included on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America.

AML Study reveals manual processes are slowing down banking compliance

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 11:45am

LONDON, Dec. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The study commissioned by RiskScreen, an award-winning provider of onboarding, screening and in-life monitoring technology, also found two-thirds of compliance professionals at banks rely on manual processes for performing necessary KYC checks.

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  • AML Banking Survey by RiskScreen finds 8 in 10 complain their compliance processes are too labour intensive, slowing down onboarding and screening
    LONDON, Dec. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The study commissioned by RiskScreen , an award-winning provider of onboarding, screening and in-life monitoring technology, also found two-thirds of compliance professionals at banks rely on manual processes for performing necessary KYC checks.
  • The AML survey , which was highly targeted tothe banking sector, also revealed that 65% of compliance workers are still relying on Google for manual adverse media searches.Adverse media screening is a part of the anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) due diligence processes that regulated entities, such as banks and insurance providers, must perform when onboarding new customers.
  • According to Stephen Platt, RiskScreen CEO and co-founder of the International Compliance Association, relying on manual processes is hampering financial institutions' ability to generate revenue whilst simultaneously exposing them to unnecessary risk.
  • RiskScreen is an award-winning AML & KYC technology provider dedicated to improving the effectiveness of compliance departments through intelligent process automation of risk-based customer onboarding, screening and in-life monitoring.

Delta Has Been Selected Among the Best Taiwan Global Brands for 11 Consecutive Years

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 11:30am

TAIPEI, Dec. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the 2021 Best Taiwan Global Brands survey are announced today (December 2, 2021).

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  • TAIPEI, Dec. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the 2021 Best Taiwan Global Brands survey are announced today (December 2, 2021).
  • Delta is selected among the Best Taiwan Global Brands for 11 consecutive years.
  • The Best Global Taiwan Brands is organized by the Industrial Development Bureau, Ministry of Economic Affairs, and executed by Interbrand, an international brand valuation institution.
  • Since 2011, Delta has been listed on the DJSI World Index of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 11 consecutive years.

Olympus Selected for Inclusion in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World)

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 6:00am

TOKYO, Dec 2, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Olympus Corporation ("Olympus" - Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), among the world's most recognized corporate sustainability indices.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 2, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Olympus Corporation ("Olympus" - Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), among the world's most recognized corporate sustainability indices.
  • The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are corporate sustainability evaluation indices for environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment.
  • Jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, the DJSI track the financial performance of leading companies in terms of ESG criteria.
  • In addition to DJSI World and DJSI Asia Pacific, Olympus was also named in the FTSE4Good Index Series and FTSE Blossom Japan Index.

Honda Selected for 5th Consecutive year to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World Index

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 3:26am

TOKYO, Dec 2, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the company was selected for the fifth consecutive year as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index ("DJSI World").

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  • TOKYO, Dec 2, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that the company was selected for the fifth consecutive year as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index ("DJSI World").
  • The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices ("DJSI") serve as one of the key benchmarks for socially responsible investing*.
  • The DJSI are the investment indices run by the U.S.-based S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC.
  • published the components list and Honda was selected as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia/Pacific Index for seven consecutive years.

Las Vegas Sands Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Second Consecutive Year

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 6:12pm

LAS VEGAS,, Dec.1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has been recognized on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), with repeat placement on DJSI World Index for the second consecutive year.

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  • LAS VEGAS,, Dec.1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has been recognized on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), with repeat placement on DJSI World Index for the second consecutive year.
  • Combined with our flagship Sands ECO360 global sustainability and Sands Cares community engagement programs, we are well-positioned to deliver significant benefit to the regions we serve."
  • About Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS)
    Las Vegas Sands is the world's preeminent developer and operator of world-class Integrated Resorts.
  • Our properties include The Venetian Resort and Sands Expo in Las Vegas, the iconic Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

DS Smith Achieves Maximum Scores Across Several Categories in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA)

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 5:02pm

Sustainable packaging leader DS Smith scored 67 in the 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, reflecting an improvement of 16 points over the last year.

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  • Sustainable packaging leader DS Smith scored 67 in the 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, reflecting an improvement of 16 points over the last year.
  • The result places DS Smith ahead of the average score of 38 in the containers and packaging industry.
  • The S&P Global CSA is an annual evaluation of companies sustainability practices and the basis for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) series.
  • DS Smith operates in 34 countries employing around 30,000 people and is a Strategic Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Lincoln Financial Group to Participate in the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 4:00pm

Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that Dennis R. Glass, president and chief executive officer of Lincoln Financial Group, will present at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at approximately 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

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  • Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced today that Dennis R. Glass, president and chief executive officer of Lincoln Financial Group, will present at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at approximately 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism.
  • Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates.
  • Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and FTSE4Good.