Wolters Kluwer announces winners of Global Sustainability Awards
Company celebrates teams and individuals
that advance ESG goals
July 8, 2022 -
Wolters Kluwer (AEX: WKL), a leading global provider of
expert solutions, insights and services for professionals,
announced the winners of the Global Sustainability Awards. The
awards were created to recognize programs and initiatives that
contribute to the company’s ESG strategy.
“For 185 years, Wolters Kluwer has helped solve complex problems
and improve outcomes for our customers. We have also been focused
on making a positive contribution on environmental, social and
governance (ESG) challenges most relevant to our business and
stakeholders, and are committed to the corresponding United Nations
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG),” said Andres Sadler
CEO of Global Business Services for Wolters Kluwer. “We
are proud to celebrate the many individuals and teams that find
innovative ways to advance sustainability for our customers,
Wolters Kluwer and the communities we operate in.”
In 2021, Wolters Kluwer introduced ENGAGE, a three-year
company-wide sustainability strategy with each letter representing
our commitment to six core pillars: Enhance and Nurture employee
engagement, diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging; Grow
product impact and innovation; Advance cybersecurity and data
privacy; Generate a smaller environmental footprint; Enrich our
communities. This framework supports and contributes to the UN SDGs
through the innovative solutions and services we deliver, our
sustainable returns, and our overall impact on society.
The winners are:
ENGAGE Impact of the Year
- DE&I Content Guide for
Healthcare: The language of healthcare consists of anything that is
written, visual, spoken, or in any way communicated to healthcare
professionals and patients, guiding the decisions they make. Bias
in healthcare language can have a detrimental impact on patient
care. Our DE&I Content Guide promotes the development of
unbiased and culturally- sensitive content and is representative of
the diverse customers, healthcare providers, students, and patients
we serve, so clinical decisions are based on bias-free
- Volunteer day off: 80 employees from
Wolters Kluwer Enablon business partnered with local organizations
to participate in the company’s annual volunteer day off
initiative. Collectively, they planted 25 trees, removed 66 pounds
of trash from the water and 21 pounds of trash from the beach.
ENGAGE Volunteer of the Year
- Abigail Howard, Business Analysis
Associate Director, founded the first Women’s Initiative Network
(WIN) at Wolters Kluwer. In 2021 the group hosted eight virtual
networking/wellness events, two training series, Women’s History
Month celebrations, piloted a mentorship program and developed a
webpage for the group.
- Grégoire Miot, Associate Director,
Sales & Business Development, launched an open-source database
of environmental legal clauses based on contributions from
worldwide legal professionals to enforce legal provisions that
protect our planet.
- Michele Fornaciari, Lead Technology
Product Owner, volunteers with Croce Rossa Italian (the Italian Red
Cross) to provide social and emergency assistance in local
communities. Michele, certified in CPR and as an ambulance driver,
devotes one shift per weekend and every public holiday to the Red
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional
information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare;
tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and
regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions
every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain
knowledge with specialized technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2021 annual revenues of €4.8 billion.
The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains
operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,800
people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den
Rijn, the Netherlands.
Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and
are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer
has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program.
The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S.
For more information, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow
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