COLUMBUS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has received the 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award from the Financial Services Roundtable (FSR).
FSR is the leading advocacy organization for America’s financial services industry. With a 100-year tradition of service and accomplishment, FSR is a dynamic, forward-looking association advocating for the top financial services companies, keeping them informed on the vital policy and regulatory matters that impact their business.
“At TSYS, supporting our community and improving the lives of its citizens is a core part of our People-Centered Payments brand. We encourage our team members — including myself and our top leadership — to take an active role in their communities,” said M. Troy Woods, president and chief operating officer, TSYS. “It is an honor to be recognized by the Financial Services Roundtable, and we are pleased that our efforts are making a difference.”
The Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award shows appreciation and encouragement to employees of FSR member companies for their commitment to volunteerism, community service and financial literacy. All member companies are eligible and there are no nominations. The award is based on quarterly submissions of community service data, financial literacy projects, “Company of the Week” submissions and leadership at the top.
Of the 23 companies to win the award, TSYS is the only payments processing company to receive this honor. TSYS will accept the award at a reception on July 22, 2014, in Washington D.C.
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 solutions.
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 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere magazine. TSYS routinely posts all important information on its website. For more, please visit us at www.tsys.com.