Visa Named to Prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 18, 2017-- Visa (NYSE:V) today announced the company has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI), one of the most prestigious indices for corporate responsibility and sustainability performance. The Index recognizes companies that are leading in their industry in global economic, environmental and social contributions. In addition to Visa’s recognition on the DJSI, Visa also was named to the FTSE4Good Index and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list earlier this year.
“At Visa, we are inspired by our mission to connect the world through digital payments and help individuals, businesses and economies to thrive,” said Douglas Sabo, vice president and head of Corporate Responsibility and Philanthropy at Visa Inc. “As we continue to fulfill our mission, we are proud of the leadership we demonstrate in operating responsibly, ethically and sustainably.”
According to the results of the annual review process, Visa outperformed its industry averages in 16 of 21 topic areas. Visa’s highest scoring areas include corporate governance, corporate citizenship and philanthropy, IT security, talent attraction and retention and codes of business conduct.
Visa recently published its annual Corporate Responsibility Report, titled “Everyone, Everywhere,” which provides a comprehensive view of Visa’s sustainability commitments and progress. Areas of focus include Visa’s work to transform commerce, expand financial access, invest in its people, operate responsibly and strengthen communities.
About Visa Inc.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information, visit usa.visa.com/aboutvisa, visacorporate.tumblr.com and @VisaNews.
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