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Awards and Recognition

Manulife is proud to be the recipient of many awards that recognize the Company for its overall excellence and specific achievements in areas such as corporate governance, communications, customer satisfaction, professional training and education, and charitable and community programs.

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Canada, December 30, 2012
Manulife Board of Director appointed to the Order of Canada
John M. Cassaday, a member of Manulife Financial’s Board of Directors, was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada. Mr. Cassaday was recognized for his role as a dedicated and committed volunteer and for his achievements in the business community.
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China, December 30, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem wins 2012 Most Popular Foreign-invested Life Insurance Company
Manulife-Sinochem (MSL) received the 2012 Most Popular Foreign-invested Life Insurance Company award at the 2012 Influencing China Financial Ceremony held by Tencent, a popular Chinese Internet service portal. Tencent coordinated the award process and the winners were selected through a combination of netizens and an expert panel. MSL was recognized for its positive brand attributes and for the professionalism of its management.
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China, December 27, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem honoured for Best Supplier of Group Insurance
Manulife-Sinochem (MSL) was awarded "Best Supplier of Group Insurance" at the 8th Annual Forum of Shanghai Insurance, held by local news publication Jiefang Daily. The prize commended MSL's devotion to quality products and services that incorporate flexibility to meet the diverse needs of employers.
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China, December 24, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem wins "Best Choice 2012" Award
Manulife-Sinochem (MSL) has been named Foreign Invested Life Insurance Company Best Choice from financial magazine Money Weekly in recognition of MSL's outstanding achievement and reputation for providing professional products and services.
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Boston, December 20, 2012
John Hancock Annuities wins DALBAR Financial Intermediary Service Award
John Hancock Annuities was named a service leader by DALBAR in its recently announced 2012 Financial Intermediary Service Awards. For more than two decades, DALBAR has conducted rigorous testing for service and each year identifies firms found to be above their peers in delivering high quality service to financial professionals.
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Japan, December 18, 2012
Manulife Japan Receives CSR Program Recognition from Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Manulife Japan received the Chairman's Appreciation Certificate Award from the Tokyo Council of Social Welfare in recognition of its contribution to recovery efforts in the area affected by the 2011 Great Eastern Japan Earthquake. Manulife Japan worked in cooperation with the government to provide funding for recovery efforts, raise awareness of recovery needs and encourage employees to volunteer in the disaster-affected area. This CSR initiative was an excellent example of cooperation between companies, the government and individuals.
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China, December 15, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem wins 2012 Insurance Product Golden Award
Manulife-Sinochem received a "2012 Insurance Product Golden Award" for its par product "Fu Gui Nian Hua" that helps clients enjoy life protection while making applicable retirement plans with an efficient solution for life security and retirement needs. The award was voted on by the readers of Popular Financing and conferred at the 8th Annual Forum of Public Finance, the national financial magazine.
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Indonesia, December 10, 2012
Manulife Achieved the Net Promoter Loyalty Award in 2012
Manulife Indonesia has achieved the "Excellence" rating in the Life Insurance category at the Net Promoter Loyalty Award 2012. The rating was based on having a positive customer satisfaction level above 10 percent. The result improves on Manulife's previous "Good" rating. Net Promoter Score (NPS) is an exclusive customer loyalty metric developed by Satmetrix Systems Inc, Bain & Company & Reichheld. NPS is a scientific method used to measure marketing enhancement and company financial performance.
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Hong Kong, December 6, 2012
Manulife Asset Management makes AsianInvestor's Top 100 fund management companies list
Manulife Asset Management ranked 31st on AsianInvestor's Top 100 fund management companies ranked by assets under management sourced from Asia Pacific.
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Toronto, December 5, 2012
Manulife’s Chair and Controller Named to Canada’s Most Powerful Women List
The Women’s Executive Network has named Dr. Gail Cook-Bennett, Board Chair and Lynda Sullivan, Executive Vice President and Controller among its 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 award winners. The award celebrates a select group of outstanding women leaders for strong contributions to their chosen organizations, fields of endeavor and their communities.
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Hong Kong, December 3, 2012
Manulife Asset Management wins Best in Class at the BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards
Manulife Asset Management took home "Best in Class" at the BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards 2012. Manulife Asset Management was recognized for the Manulife Global Fund-Asian Small Cap Equity AA mutual fund in the Asia (excluding Japan) Equity category.
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Philippines, November 29, 2012
Manulife Asset Management named a top 20 retail asset manager in Asia
Manulife Financial was ranked 15th in Asia Asset Management Fund Manager Survey’s Top 20 Retail Managers in Asia ex-Japan, Australia and New Zealand based on assets sourced in the region as of June 30, 2012.
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Hong Kong, November 28, 2012
Manulife receives honours at BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards
At the BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards 2012, Manulife (International) Limited (Manulife) was named "The Outstanding Achiever" in the Brand of the Year (Insurance) Award for its brand strategy that demonstrates the ability to increase public perception of brand trustworthiness. Manulife also picked up the Brand Popularity Award (Customer Service – Insurance) for its ability to connect with customers through social-media networking. Organized by WealthAsia, the annual BENCHMARK Wealth Management Awards recognize organizations that have been instrumental in raising Hong Kong’s status as a financial hub.
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Canada, November 27, 2012
Manulife receives silver award for business initiatives with China
Manulife Financial received the silver award in the Member of the Year category at the 2012 Canada China Business Council's Business Excellence Awards. The award recognizes companies for successful, high profile business initiatives or special projects within the last 24 months. The Business Excellence Awards celebrate the important contributions that Canadian and Chinese companies make in advancing Canada's bilateral relationship with China.
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Thailand, November 22, 2012
Manulife Asset Management Thailand recognized at Stock Exchange of Thailand Awards 2012
Manulife Asset Management (Thailand) Co., Ltd. was named "Outstanding Asset Management Company" at the Stock Exchange of Thailand Awards 2012. The Company was also one of five final candidates for the "Best Asset Management Company Awards."
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Hong Kong, November 22, 2012
Manulife garners best practice award
Manulife (International) Limited won the Best Practice Award 2012 in the employee engagement category. The awards, organized by the Best Practice Management Group and now in its 13th year, recognize leading companies that have achieved business success through coherent and strategic best practices.
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Canada, November 20, 2012
Manulife Financial recognized as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for the second consecutive year
Manulife Financial has been named one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers 2013 by Mediacorp for the second straight year. The annual competition identifies companies that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.
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Boston, November 19, 2012
John Hancock Funds Wins "Best in Class" Award for Financial Professional Website from 2012 Interactive Media Awards™
John Hancock Funds took home the highest honour for its Financial Professional website, www.adviser.jhfunds.com, at the 2012 Interactive Media Awards™. The "Best in Class" Award in the Financial Services category reflects the top scores John Hancock Funds achieved in each of five judging criteria: Design, Content, Feature Functionality, Usability, and Standards Compliance & Cross-Browser Compatibility.
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Canada, November 13, 2012
Manulife senior leaders recognized as 2012 Canadian Diversity Champions
Women of Influence has recognized four Manulife senior leaders as 2012 Canadian Diversity Champions. Dr. Gail Cook-Bennett, Chair of Manulife's Board of Directors, and three executives have been acknowledged for their outstanding leadership in diversity and inclusion, and the advancement of women in business. Women of Influence, Inc. is one of North America's pre-eminent organizations dedicated to recognizing the professional accomplishments of high-powered senior executive women.
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Chicago, November 13, 2012
John Hancock Funds wins two top Overall Communications STAR Awards from Mutual Fund Education Alliance
John Hancock Funds took home two of the top awards for Overall Communications and six awards in individual categories at the recent STAR Awards event presented by the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA) in Chicago. Now in its 16th year, MFEA’s STAR awards are presented annually in recognition of mutual fund companies that excel in education, marketing and communications for shareholders, advisors, plan participants and the investing public.
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Hong Kong, November 2, 2012
Manulife receives Gold award for corporate social responsibility
Manulife (International) Limited (Manulife) has won a Gold Award for "Best Contact Centre in Corporate Social Responsibility" at the annual Hong Kong Contact Centre Association Awards. This award recognizes Manulife's ongoing efforts and proactive approach in supporting the community and creating a positive workplace for employees.
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Hong Kong, October 29, 2012
Manulife wins again at the SCMP/IFPHK Financial Planner Awards 2012
Manulife (International) Limited (Manulife) has been designated Hong Kong's "Company For Financial Planning Excellence of the Year" in the insurance category at the SCMP/IFPHK Financial Planner Awards 2012 – the sixth consecutive year that it has taken home this title. In addition, a Manulife advisor was named "Hong Kong's Best Financial Planner of the Year," the first time that a representative from an insurance company has been so honoured.
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Indonesia, October 24, 2012
Manulife Indonesia achieves First Rank for the category "The Most Reliable" at the Bisnis Indonesia Insurance Award 2012
The award was given by Bisnis Indonesia daily newspaper based on a review of the Company's published financial statements from 2009 – 2011. The rating was based on the Company's Reliability, Liquidity and Solvability. This was the second time the Company has achieved this award, having previously won in 2009.
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Boston, October 24, 2012
John Hancock Funds’ "Portfolio Insight" wins platinum NOVA award for Innovation in Customer Experience
John Hancock Funds' popular web-based application, "Portfolio Insight," won top honours at the 2012 NOVA Awards in the category of Innovation in Customer Experience. Sponsored by the National Investment Company Service Organization (NICSA) and Money Management Executive magazine, the NOVA awards celebrate leadership and outstanding achievement in mutual funds operations and marketing.
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Boston, October 23, 2012
John Hancock Financial Services honoured for leadership in corporate social responsibility
John Hancock Financial Services received the Boston Cares Award 2012 for Outstanding Corporate Partnership. John Hancock was recognized for its commitment to the community through projects like the Martin Luther King Jr. Summer Scholars Program in Boston, the largest privately-funded summer jobs initiative of its kind in the United States. Boston Cares is a non-profit that organizes and leads team-oriented volunteer opportunities throughout Greater Boston.
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Boston, October 17, 2012
John Hancock wins Massachusetts Health Council's Best Workplace Wellness Award
John Hancock received an award from the Massachusetts Health Council (MHC) for its workplace wellness program and dedication to employee health. The MHC annual awards recognize the work of individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions to improving and protecting the health of the residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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Hong Kong, October 17, 2012
Four Manulife Asset Management investment managers named among "The most astute investors in Asian currency bonds"
The Asset Magazine named four Manulife Asset Management fixed-income managers, based in Hong Kong, the Philippines and Indonesia, among "The most astute investors in Asian currency bonds."
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Canada, October 17, 2012
Manulife Asset Management senior equity trader receives Lifetime Achievement award
A Manulife Asset Management senior equity trader has won a Lifetime Achievement award at Trader Magazine's second annual Wall Street Women awards. The award recognizes successful women with more than two decades of senior management experience on Wall Street, who have acted as role models to younger generations of women and men.
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Boston, October 15, 2012
John Hancock Funds wins "Best Mutual Fund Website" award from Web Marketing Association
John Hancock Funds' public website (www.jhfunds.com) has been named "Best Mutual Fund Website" by the Web Marketing Association (WMA) in its 2012 Web Marketing Awards. With this latest honour, "For Outstanding Achievement in Web Development," John Hancock Funds marks six years in a row winning a "Best of Industry Website" award from the WMA.
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Hong Kong, October 13, 2012
Manulife scoops up accolades at the International Galaxy Awards
At the 2012 International Galaxy Awards, Manulife (International) Limited earned a Bronze award for the “It’s Your Life. It’s Your Choice” campaign in the category of Awareness Campaign under Multi Media, and an Honour for its digital brand campaign under Emerging Media: Interactive Brand Campaign. The Galaxy Awards are the annual international honours handed out by MerComm, Inc., an independent awards organization dedicated to promoting excellence in product and service marketing.
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Canada, October 10, 2012
Manulife Financial named one of Canada's Top Employers
For the second consecutive year, Manulife Financial was recognized by Mediacorp as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, an honour distinguishing the company as one of the country’s best places to work. Now in its 14th year, Canada’s Top 100 Employers is an annual competition that evaluates and identifies the country’s leading companies and organizations for attracting and retaining employees. The competition focuses on eight key areas: physical workplace; work and social atmosphere; health, financial and family benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance management; training and skills development; and community involvement.
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Boston, October 4, 2012
John Hancock named a Top Overall Winner for 2012 by the American Business Awards
John Hancock was one of the top overall winners in the “Best of the American Business Awards” for 2012, after sweeping several categories at the annual awards event in June. Announcing a new “Stevie®” award for 2012, the American Business Awards said that John Hancock had earned 36 award points in the 2012 ABAs, earning second place in the Top Ten. John Hancock was the only financial services company in the top ten rankings this year.
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Canada, September 27, 2012
Affinity Markets receives top recognition at international web competition
The 2012 Alumni Term Life Spring Promo landing page, developed by Affinity Markets’ Creative Services, Sponsor Marketing and eMarketing teams, was recently recognized with a WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development from the Web Marketing Association. The landing page was awarded the Insurance Standard of Excellence. Now in its 16th year, the international WebAward program is the longest running annual website award competition dedicated to naming the best websites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for website development.
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Canada, September 25, 2012
Manulife Finanical recognized as a Top Employer for Young People in Canada
Manulife Financial was recognized by Mediacorp as one of the Top Employers for Young People in Canada, an honour recognizing Manulife Financial for having a leadership position in attracting and retaining young people interested in career development and advancement, as well as one of the nation's best benefit offerings for younger workers.
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Indonesia, September 13, 2012
Manulife Indonesia receives a "Very Good" rating from Infobank magazine
For the seventh consecutive year, PT Asuransi Jiwa Manulife Indonesia received a “Very Good” rating from Infobank magazine at the Infobank Insurance Awards 2012. Manulife Indonesia was awarded in the life insurance company category with gross premium income above IDR 1 trillion for its 2011 performance.
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Toronto, September 6, 2012
Manulife tops Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity’s Top 10 Global Leaders list
Manulife is ranked number one in the Institute for Competitiveness and Prosperity's (ICP) Top 10 Global Leaders 2011 list. ICP, a Toronto-based think tank, assesses the global competitiveness of hundreds of Canadian companies and determines which of these firms are global leaders in their industries.
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Boston, September 4, 2012
John Hancock Life Insurance wins eight industry awards for excellence in sales materials
John Hancock Life Insurance has won eight awards, including two "Awards of Excellence" for outstanding sales materials, from the Insurance & Financial Communicators Association and the Insurance Marketing Communications Association.
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Hong Kong, August 31, 2012
Manulife Hong Kong receives Yahoo! Emotive Brand Awards for the ninth year
Manulife Hong Kong has topped the public poll for the prestigious Yahoo! Emotive Brand Awards in the insurance category for the ninth year. The notable award is organized by Yahoo! Hong Kong to recognize companies with excellent brand values and a strong emotional bond with customers.
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New Orleans, August 16, 2012
John Hancock takes home overall Industry Leadership Award
John Hancock Financial Services of Boston, a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, received the overall Industry Leadership Award at the third annual Connect for Life and Annuity Awards organized by CSC, a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. John Hancock was recognized for upgrading its existing VANTAGE-ONE and Distribution Support System mainframe environments to a new zLinux distributed platform for a lower total cost of ownership.
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Canada, August 13, 2012
Manulife Financial's mobile travel packing app wins three international awards
Manulife Financial’s CoverMe™ Mobile Packing App has won three awards since its release in December, including an Outstanding Mobile Application Award in the first annual MobileWebAwards Competition, produced by the Web Marketing Association. Earlier this year, the CoverMe Packing App won two Silver Awards of Distinction in the 2012 Communicator Awards competition, including honours in the Mobile Apps Business and Mobile Apps Travel categories.
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Indonesia, August 8, 2012
Manulife Syariah Sektoral Amanah recognized as "Best Syariah 2012" by Investor Magazine
Manulife Asset Management Indonesia’s Manulife Syariah Sektoral Amanah (MSSA) received Best Shariah Equity fund in the three-year category.
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Canada, August 2, 2012
Manulife Investments wins Five IFCA awards
The Insurance & Financial Communicators Association honoured Manulife Investments with five awards at its recent annual awards competition. Manulife Investments received two Best of Show awards for Solut!ons magazine and the Advisor’s Quick Reference Guide. Manulife Investments also took home two Awards of Excellence and one Honourable Mention for its Solut!ons marketing and communication materials.
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New Jersey, July 31, 2012
Manulife Financial ranks third among top 200 U.S. Life/Health Writers
Manulife Financial was ranked third by A.M. Best among Top 200 U.S. Life/Health Writers for 2011 admitted assets. In the "Top 75 North American Public Insurers" category, Manulife ranked fourth by assets and seventh by revenue. Manulife ranked 15th among the "Top Global Insurers" by non-banking assets and by net premiums written, and 35th for "Top 50 Global Reinsurance Groups" by gross premiums written for 2010. As of May 1, 2012 Manulife was named as having an A.M. Best financial strength rating of A or higher for 50 years.
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Indonesia, July 26, 2012
Manulife Indonesia receives Bronze Award for Best Customer Choice
Manulife Indonesia received a Bronze Award in the category of "Best Customer Choice, Health Insurance" from research and marketing firm MarkPlus Insight.
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Canada, July 23, 2012
Manulife ranks sixth among Canada's top ten finance brands
Manulife ranks sixth among Canada's ten most valuable financial services brands (and 11th among the country’s 50 most valuable brands) with a brand value of C$3,261 million, according to BrandFinance’s 2012 edition of the Top 50 Canadian brands.
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Canada, June 27, 2012
Manulife Investments receives Order of Excellence Award
Manulife Investments has been honoured with the Order of Excellence Award. This is the highest award given by Excellence Canada and recognizes excellence and sustained improvement over a five-year time period in the following categories: Leadership and Planning, Customer Focus, Employee Engagement, and Process Management and Performance Measurement. Prior to receiving this award, Manulife Investments received the Canada Award for Excellence - Silver Award in 2007 and the Gold Award in 2009.
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Boston, June 21, 2012
John Hancock sweeps American Business AwardsSM in Customer Service Team of the Year category for Financial Services
John Hancock Annuities took Gold and Bronze while John Hancock Signature Services (JHSS) took Silver. JHSS won Silver in two other categories – Most Innovative Company of the Year and Business Innovation of the Year. John Hancock Fund Administration (JHFA) won Silver for Support Department of the Year.
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Hong Kong, June 13, 2012
Manulife Hong Kong wins charity accolade
Manulife Hong Kong won the second runner-up award for Highest Donation at the 2012 Hong Kong and Kowloon Walk for Millions event held in January.
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Canada, June 7, 2012
Manulife Financial CEO Donald Guloien named International Business Executive of the Year
Donald A. Guloien, President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Financial, has been named 2012 International Business Executive of the Year. Established in 1992, this prestigious award recognizes business executives of Canadian companies whose exemplary leadership has developed a strong, competitive Canadian presence in global markets.
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Canada, June 6, 2012
Manulife named one of Interbrand's Top 25 Best Canadian Brands for 2012
Interbrand, the world's leading brand consultancy and authors of the annual Best Global Brands report, has released its 2012 Best Canadian Brands report, a ranking of Canada's top brands by brand value. Manulife ranks number 15 on this list.
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Boston, June 5, 2012
U.S. Green Building Council Awards LEED Platinum Certification to John Hancock Headquarters
The United Nations Association of Greater Boston marked the 40th anniversary of U.N. World Environment Day in Boston by recognizing the environmental leadership of John Hancock. The Company’s Boston headquarters at 601 Congress St. have become the first existing building in New England to become LEED certified at the platinum level by the U.S. Green Building Council.
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New York, June 4, 2012
John Hancock Financial Network advisors earn industry recognition
Four John Hancock Financial Network advisors were recently recognized among the "Top 50 of the 500 Most Influential Advisors in Defined Contribution" by the industry publication 401kWire.
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Makati City, May 30, 2012
Manulife Financial Corporation awarded for outstanding corporate governance in the Philippines for second consecutive year
Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC), one of two foreign companies listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), has been recognized by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) for the second year running as among the publicly listed corporations with the highest scores in ICD’s 2011 Corporate Governance Scorecard. Manulife Financial was honoured with a Silver Award.
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Hong Kong, May 22, 2012
Ninth straight win for Manulife as "Most Trusted Brand" from Reader's Digest
Manulife wins "Most Trusted Brand" for the ninth consecutive year in the Hong Kong Insurance Company category of Reader's Digest's Trusted Brands Awards. The company was given another Gold Award in the newly established "Provident Fund (MPF) in Hong Kong" category.
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Boston, May 18, 2012
John Hancock Receives Bike-Friendly Award from the City of Boston
John Hancock has been honoured again by Mayor Thomas Menino and the City of Boston as a 2012 Silver Level Boston Bike Friendly Business. The Bike Friendly awards recognize businesses for their efforts in providing facilities, services, and benefits to cyclists in the city.
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China, May 18, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem's Critical Illness Package "An Kang Wu You" received the "Best Product Award" at the seventh "Shanghai Insurance Forum"
In recognition of product innovation and popularity, Manulife-Sinochem's Critical Illness Package "An Kang Wu You" received the "Best Product Award" at the seventh "Shanghai Insurance Forum" held by Jiefang Daily, a popular local publication in Shanghai.
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Thailand, May 12, 2012
Manulife Thailand receives Queen's trophy at 2012 "Cancer Care" charity fun run
Manulife received a Queen’s trophy for the Highest Participation Award at the fourth annual “Cancer Care” charity fun run for the second consecutive year.
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Hong Kong, May 3, 2012
Manulife receives Caring Company Title for the tenth time
Manulife has again earned the Caring Company designation in 2012 from the Hong Kong Council of Social Services for the 10th consecutive year. The award recognizes Manulife’s proactive corporate social responsibility initiatives ranging from community health, children’s well-being, education and the environment.
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Taipei, April 24, 2012
Manulife Asset Management top in CNH Market
In recognition of their product innovation, business growth, performance and industry leadership, Manulife Asset Management (Taiwan) was named the winner in the China CNH Market category at the AsianInvestor 2012 Investment Performance Awards for institutional funds for their Manulife China Dim Sum USD High Yield Bond Fund.
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Kitchener, April 16, 2012
Manulife wins Volunteer Impact Award
In recognition of the volunteer efforts of a team of Group Disabilities employees at 25 Water Street, Manulife Financial was awarded the Business Community Partner Award at the KW Volunteer Action Centre’s 2012 Volunteer Impact Awards celebration.
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Boston, April 11, 2012
John Hancock Recognized for Excellence in Disease Management Outcomes
The Disease Management Purchasing Consortium International, Inc. (DMPC) has recognized John Hancock for greatest improvement in overall medical event rates. John Hancock was selected among employers in the DMPC’s database.
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Boston, March 29, 2012
John Hancock wins award for Excellence in Commuter Options
John Hancock has received a Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Award for the second year in a row. The Pinnacle level designation recognizes John Hancock for its exemplary commuter benefits program.
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Hong Kong, March 29, 2012
Manulife earns sixth consecutive Sing Tao Excellent Services Brand Award
Manulife captured its sixth consecutive Sing Tao Excellent Services Brand Award, winning in the MPF Services Provider category for the third year running. The Awards recognize organizations, through public voting, for their commitment to the highest levels of customer service. Manulife topped the list of seven participants in the MPF Services Provider category, underlining the Company’s unrivaled strength in this area. Manulife previously picked up three annual awards in the “Insurance” sector.
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Hong Kong, March 26, 2012
Manulife Asset Management scoops two MPF accolades at the Hong Kong Lipper Awards 2012
The Manulife European Equity Fund and International Bond Fund both topped the bill in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) category at the recent Hong Kong Lipper Awards. The awards celebrate strong performance for funds registered in Hong Kong. Both Manulife Asset Management-managed funds were recognized for their 3- and 5-year performances in this category.
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Beijing, March 15, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem’s Dread Disease Gold Package named "2011 Most Popular Insurance Product"
Manulife-Sinochem’s (MSL) Dread Disease Gold Package “Chang Bao Wu You” was recently named the “2011 Most Popular Insurance Product” at the inaugural “Chinese Life Insurance Industrial Summit Forum” in Beijing. “Chang Bao Wu You”, which is a par product package providing comprehensive death and dread disease protection to the public, achieved this honour after obtaining the highest number of votes in an online public election of the “Insurance Industry Top 10.” The Summit was organized by the online financial media “Financial Community” and “International Financial News” print publication.
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Las Vegas, March 15, 2012
John Hancock Signature Services wins Gold Stevie Award for Sales and Customer Service
John Hancock Signature Services (JHSS) has been presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Sales Support Team of the Year category at the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. JHSS also won 13 Bronze Stevie® awards, including four awards in the financial services category. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales, contact center and customer service awards.
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New York, March 9, 2012
John Hancock Funds honoured with four Lipper Fund Awards
John Hancock Funds won four awards at the 2012 Lipper Fund Awards. The firm received a Group Award Trophy in the Mixed Assets, Large Company category. It also was honoured for its John Hancock Lifecycle 2010 and John Hancock Lifecycle 2015 Portfolios, R5 shares, in their respective 2010 and 2015 Mixed Asset Target Date Fund categories, for their three-year performance records. The John Hancock Active Bond Fund, NAV, won an award for five-year performance among General Bond Funds. The three funds are managed by Manulife Asset Management.
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Hanoi, March 9, 2012
Manulife Vietnam wins the 2011 Golden Dragon Award for Best Life Insurance Service
For the third year running, Manulife Vietnam has received the 2011 Golden Dragon Award for “Best Life Insurance Service” by the Vietnam Economic Times, the country’s leading business magazine. The prestigious Golden Dragon Award recognizes foreign-invested companies that have achieved outstanding business performance and made significant contributions to the development of the Vietnam economy.
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China, February 28, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem named "Zhejiang Insurance Industry Model Company" by Zhejiang CIRB for second consecutive year
Manulife-Sinochem (MSL) was one of six insurance institutions recently recognized by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission Zhejiang Bureau (Zhejiang CIRB) as an industry role model. Companies were evaluated based on the results of a customer satisfaction survey and regulatory indicators such as new business and renewal data. MSL scored the top among all life insurance companies and was one of only two life insurers recognized.
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Hong Kong, February 22, 2012
Manulife Asset Management recognized at Asia Asset Management’s Best of the Best Awards
Manulife Asset Management picked up two awards at Asia Asset Management’s Best of the Best Awards 2011. Manulife Asset Management was honoured with the “Best Asian Bond House Award,” while Manulife Asset Management Taiwan Co., Ltd. received the “Most Innovative Product Award” for its Manulife China Dim Sum High Yield Bond Fund.
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Toronto, February 10, 2012
Manulife Mutual Funds wins Two Canadian Lipper 2012 Fund Awards
Manulife Mutual Funds won two individual awards at the 2012 Canadian Lipper Fund Awards. For the second year in a row, the Manulife Structured Bond Class Advisor Series was recognized within the Canadian Fixed Income Balanced category for providing consistent strong risk-adjusted performance relative to its peers over a five-year period. In the International Equity category, the Manulife International Dividend Income Fund Advisor Series won for excellence over a one-year time period. Both funds are sub-advised by Manulife Asset Management.
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China, January 28, 2012
Manulife-Sinochem wins “Outstanding Enterprise” award
Manulife-Sinochem was honoured with the “Outstanding Enterprise” award by Sichuan Disabled Persons Foundation for its sustained commitment to helping persons with disabilities.
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Boston, January 26, 2012
John Hancock Annuities wins 2011 Dalbar Financial Intermediary Service Award
John Hancock Annuities was named a service leader by Dalbar Inc. in its recently announced 2011 Financial Intermediary Service Award. Dalbar honoured John Hancock Annuities as a leading firm in the Post Sale Award category. The Financial Intermediary Service Award is based on systematic testing of service throughout the year, and recognizes companies that exceed a variety of industry benchmarks after one year of testing.
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New York, January 16, 2012
Two John Hancock Funds named among Smart Money Magazine’s Top 100 Mutual Funds
The John Hancock Global Opportunities and John Hancock Balanced Funds were named among Smart Money Magazine’s Top 100 Mutual Funds.
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New York, January 9, 2012
Manulife Asset Management nominated for “Bond Manager of the Year”
Manulife Asset Management was named a 2011 “Bond Manager of the Year” finalist by Money Management Intelligence (MMI). This institutional investment management publication cited Manulife Asset Management for winning core, core plus and global fixed income mandates.