COLUMBUS, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has been recognized by the
Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and
advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016
World’s Most Ethical Company®.
This marks the tenth anniversary of the founding of Ethisphere and the
World’s Most Ethical Companies designation. This is the fourth time in
the last five years that TSYS has been recognized in this regard, which
underscores its commitment to leading ethical business standards and
“Earning this prestigious designation as one of the World’s Most Ethical
Companies further distinguishes us and delineates our commitment to act
with trust and integrity – attributes that are highly regarded by our
customers, our vendors and partners, as well as our shareholders,” said
M. Troy Woods, chairman, president and chief executive officer, TSYS.
“This is a testament to the fact that we do business in a way that’s
transparent, respectful and fair.”
“Companies rely on Ethisphere to continually raise and measure the
standards of corporate behavior. Those that demonstrate leadership in
areas like citizenship, integrity and transparency create more value for
their investors, communities, customers and employees — solidifying a
sustainable business advantage,” said Timothy Erblich, chief executive
officer, Ethisphere. “Congratulations to everyone at TSYS for being
recognized again as a World’s Most Ethical Company.”
The World’s Most Ethical Company assessment is based upon the Ethisphere
Institute’s Ethics QuotientTM framework developed over years
of research to provide a means to assess an organization’s performance
in an objective, consistent and standardized way. Scores are generated
in five categories: ethics and compliance, corporate citizenship and
responsibility, culture of ethics, governance and leadership,
innovation, and reputation.
The complete list of the 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies can be
found at http://worldsmostethicalcompanies.ethisphere.com/honorees/.
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining
and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel
corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere
has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using
data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character.
Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical
Companies® recognition program, provides a community of
industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and
showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the publication of Ethisphere
Magazine. More information about Ethisphere can be found at http://ethisphere.com.
At TSYS® (NYSE: TSS), we believe payments should revolve
around people, not the other way around. We call this belief
People-Centered Payments®. By putting people at the center of
every decision we make, TSYS supports financial institutions, businesses
and governments in more than 80 countries. Through NetSpend®,
A TSYS Company, we empower consumers with the convenience, security, and
freedom to be self-banked. TSYS offers issuer services and merchant
payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business
TSYS’ headquarters are located in Columbus, Ga., U.S.A., with local
offices spread across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. TSYS is a
member of The Civic 50 and was named one of the 2015 World’s Most
Ethical Companies by Ethisphere magazine. TSYS routinely posts all
important information on its website. For more, visit us at www.tsys.com.
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