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.
United States, May 23, 2016 John Hancock Alternative Asset Allocation Fund Honoured at Institutional Investor U.S. Investment Management Awards Institutional Investor recognized John Hancock Investments at the 7th Annual U.S. Investment Management Awards in New York City, where John Hancock Alternative Asset Allocation Fund took top honours in the Global Balanced/Tactical Asset Allocation category. The event recognizes U.S. money managers in 39 asset classes who stand out in the eyes of the investor community for their exceptional performance, risk management, and service.
United States, May 18, 2016 John Hancock Presented with Excellence in New Communications Award John Hancock Presented with Excellence in New Communications Award
Presented by the Society for New Communications Research and the Conference Board, John Hancock received an award in the Innovation, Digital and Marketing Experience category for its work on the John Hancock Vitality program. The awards program recognizes institutions that are innovative in their use of digital and social media, mobile media, collaborative technologies, virtual reality, and other emerging digital communications technologies to improve business, culture, media and society.
Hong Kong, May 10, 2016 Manulife Hong Kong Named a Caring Company by the Hong Kong Council of Social Services Manulife Hong Kong earned the Caring Company designation in 2016 from the Hong Kong Council of Social Services. The award recognizes Manulife’s proactive corporate social responsibility initiatives ranging from community health, children’s well-being, education and the environment. Manulife Hong Kong has continued to receive this recognition since its inception in 2002.
China, April 27, 2016 Manulife-Sinochem Recognized with the Best Learning Project in China Award Manulife-Sinochem won The Best Learning Project Award of Talent Development in China in 2015 for its contributions to building highly effective and insightful teams. The award was presented by Training Magazine, Xinhua Media Group.
Boston, April 26, 2016 Phillips Brooks House Association presents John Hancock with Impact Award In recognition of John Hancock’s support through our MLK Summer Scholars Program, Phillips Brooks House Association presented John Hancock with the Summer Urban Program Impact Award. Philips Brooks House Association’s Summer Urban Program is a network of vibrant summer day camps and an evening ESL program for immigrant and refugee teens, serving more than 800 children throughout Greater Boston.
United States, April 26, 2016 John Hancock's Acquisition of New York Life's Retirement Plan Services was Named Deal of the Year at the 2016 Mutual Fund Industry John Hancock was recognized for its acquisition of New York Life's Retirement Plan Services business. In its 23rd year, the Mutual Fund Industry Awards, sponsored by Fund Industry Intelligence, recognized people and organizations that stand out for their excellence, achievements and contributions to the mutual fund industry.
Hong Kong, April 22, 2016 Manulife Hong Kong Won Two Awards at the MARKies Awards 2016 Manulife Hong Kong’s ManulifeMOVE app won silver for the Best Use of Apps at MARKies Awards 2016. ManulifeMOVE is a unique insurance concept that rewards members for being healthier and more active by offering discounted premiums. Manulife Hong Kong’s Price of 2040 online videos won silver MARKie for the Best Use of Content. Presented by Marketing Magazine, the MARKies Awards recognizes the most innovative, creative and effective campaigns or projects spanning Hong Kong’s entire marketing services industry.
United States, April 13, 2016 John Hancock Recognized as a Model Insurer by Celent John Hancock was recognized by global financial services research firm Celent with a 2016 Model Insurer Award for excellence in innovation and emerging technology for the development and implementation of John Hancock Life Insurance with Vitality.
Vietnam, April 10, 2016 Manulife Vietnam Honoured with Trusted Product, Perfect Service, Favourite Brand Award Manulife Vietnam received the “Trusted Product, Perfect Service, Favorite Brand” Award by the Intellectual Property and Creativity Magazine. The award was based on results from an annual survey that was jointly facilitated by the Intellectual Property and Creativity Magazine and the Vietnam Association of Intellectual Property.
Indonesia, April 8, 2016 Manulife Indonesia Recognized as the Best Company to Work for in Manulife Indonesia Recognized as the Best Company to Work for in Asia Manulife Indonesia was recognized as the Best Company to Work for in Asia (Indonesia) at the HR Asia Awards 2016, hosted by Business Media International. The award acknowledged Manulife Indonesia as an outstanding employer for employee engagement and workplace excellence in Asia.
United States, April 6, 2016 NASDAQ Honoured John Hancock with an Innovation in Financial Education Award for Second Year in a Row The award recognizes John Hancock’s significant efforts to improve the financial capability of young Americans. John Hancock has a partnership with EverFi to deliver financial capability skills to students in our MLK Summer Scholars program. John Hancock has also collaborated with EverFi to bring its financial education program to students across Michigan, with a focus on the Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit communities, at no cost to schools or taxpayers.
Vietnam, April 2, 2016 Manulife Vietnam Recognized with a Merit Certificate by The Agency for Insurance Supervisory and Management (Ministry of Finance) Insurance Supervisory and Management (Ministry of Finance) Manulife Vietnam received a Merit Certificate by The Agency for Insurance Supervisory and Management (Ministry of Finance) for its contribution to the development of Vietnam's insurance market in two areas: the micro insurance program, and its continuous support in developing the life insurance industry in the country.
Vietnam, April 2, 2016 Manulife Vietnam Honoured with a Golden Dragon Award for Best Life Insurance Service Manulife Vietnam was awarded the 2015 Golden Dragon Award for Best Life Insurance Service by the Vietnam Economic Times, a leading business magazine. This was the company’s seventh time receiving this prestigious award, which recognizes foreign-invested companies that have achieved outstanding business performance and made significant contributions to the development of Vietnam's economy.
Canada, April 1, 2016 Manulife Bank Recognized For Employee Diversity by the Government of Canada Manulife Bank was presented with an Employment Equity Achievement Award from Employment and Social Development Canada for improved representation in all designated employment equity groups. This award recognizes employers that achieved the highest increase in representation in their sector between 2010 and 2014 for persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, women, and Aboriginal peoples.
Hong Kong, April 1, 2016 Manulife Hong Kong Received Recognition for ManulifeMOVE Communications ManulifeMOVE received The Most Outstanding PR and Communications Award in the Finance category at the Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards. The awards honour outstanding achievements in the field of PR and communications.
United States, March 24, 2016 John Hancock Investments Honoured with Two Lipper Fund Awards Two John Hancock Investments funds were honoured at the 2016 Lipper Fund Awards. The John Hancock Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund (JVMIX) won for its 10-year performance record among multi-cap core funds, and the John Hancock International Growth Fund (GOGIX) won for its 5-year performance record among international multi-cap growth funds.
United States, March 23, 2016 John Hancock Named One of America’s Best Employers by Forbes John Hancock ranked #172 on Forbes' 2016 list of America’s Best Employers—a ranking of the top 500 employers across 25 industries nationwide. To determine this year’s list, Forbes sent an anonymous survey to more than 30,000 American workers from companies with 5,000 or more employees. Employees were asked to rate their company satisfaction, including how likely they were to recommend their employer to someone else and how they felt about other employers in their industry.
Indonesia, March 22, 2016 Manulife Indonesia Honoured with Market Conduct Award PT Asuransi Jiwa Manulife Indonesia and Manulife Indonesia's Financial Institution Pension Fund won the Market Conduct Award 2015 from the Financial Services Authority. The award recognized Manulife for carrying out principles of consumer protection in financial services with timely result reporting Consumer-Protection-and-Education-Reporting Information System from November to December 2015.
United States, March 21, 2016 John Hancock Investments Named Best New Exchange Traded Fund Issuer at ETF.com Awards John Hancock Investments was named Best New Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Issuer for 2015 at the third annual ETF.com Awards Gala. The award honours the new ETF issuer that has done the most to improve investor outcomes through product introductions, product performance, fund management, investor support and innovation.
Hong Kong, March 15, 2016 Manulife's Mandatory Provident Fund Received Four Awards Manulife received four awards for its quality Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme and outstanding fund performance:
Morningstar Awards 2016 Hong Kong: Best MPF Scheme Award – Finalist;
Lipper Fund Awards 2016 Hong Kong:
Manulife MPF Japan Equity Fund
Best Hong Kong Pension Funds over 3 Years, Equity Japan;
Best Hong Kong Pension Funds over 5 Years, Equity Japan;
Manulife MPF Pacific Asia Bond Fund
Best Hong Kong Pension Funds over 3 Years, Bond Asia Pacific – Local Currency.
Vietnam, March 11, 2016 Manulife Named a Best Place to Work in Vietnam Manulife has been honoured with the "Viet Nam Best Places to Work 2015" award. The survey was jointly conducted by Anphabe, one of Vietnam's biggest career networks, and Nielsen. The "Viet Nam Best Places to Work" survey is considered the first and most professional survey employer of choice survey. This year, the survey was conducted online from September 2015 to December 2015 approximately 23,000 respondents.
Taiwan, March 10, 2016 Manulife Asset Management Received Taiwan Lipper Fund Award 2016 Manulife Asset Management’s MGF Latin America Equity Fund – AA received the Best Fund Over 3 years award in the Latin America - Emerging Market Equity category.
Taiwan, March 10, 2016 Manulife Taiwan Won a 2016 Smart Magazine's Fund Award Manulife Asset Management's Manulife Taiwan Dynamic Fund was named a winner in the Best Taiwan Equity Fund category.
Taiwan, March 10, 2016 Manulife Taiwan Received 2016 Morningstar Taiwan Fund Award Manulife Asset Management’s Manulife Taiwan Dynamic Fund was recognized in the Best Taiwan Equity Fund category by Morningstar.
United States, March 4, 2016 John Hancock Financial Services Won Eleven Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service The Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service are open to all organizations worldwide, and recognize the achievements of sales, customer service, and call centre professionals. In addition to receiving the distinction of a Grand Stevie Award, John Hancock received a Gold Award for Contact Center of the Year (up to 100 seats), a Silver Award for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year, a Gold Award for Customer Service Success, a Silver Award for Back Office Customer Service Team of the Year, a Silver Award for Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year, a Silver Award for Contact Center of the Year (over 100 seats), a Bronze Award for Award for Innovation in Customer Service, a Bronze Award for Contact Center Solutions, a Bronze Award for Customer Service Management Team of the Year, a Bronze Award for Customer Service Department of the Year, and a Bronze Award for New Product & Service Categories – Collaborative Solutions.
Canada, March 4, 2016 Manulife Received a Silver Stevie Award for Best Use of Technology in Customer Service Manulife was the first company in Canada to introduce voice biometrics as well as natural language understanding in a single interactive voice response (IVR) system offered in both English and French to provide a more natural and secure customer experience in call centers. Manulife partnered with Nuance to implement the technology. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are known as the industry's top sales, business development, contact centre, and customer service awards.
Japan, March 3, 2016 Manulife Japan Recognized in J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Study Manulife Japan ranked #3 on J.D. Power's 2016 Japan Life Insurance Contract Customer Satisfaction Study. Manulife received high scores in the customer service (interaction), and insurance premiums (price) categories.
Canada, February 24, 2016 Manulife named one of Canada’s Best Employers by Forbes Manulife was named to Forbes' 2016 list of Canada’s Best Employers—a ranking of the top 250 employers across 25 industries nationwide. To determine this year’s list, Forbes sent an anonymous survey to more than 8,000 Canadian workers. Employees were asked to rate their company satisfaction, including how likely they were to recommend their employer to someone else and how they felt about other employers in their industry.
Hong Kong, January 27, 2016 Manulife Won Eight Awards at the BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards 2015 At the BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards 2015, Manulife won a total of eight Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) awards, including the Provider of the Year Award – MPF which the Company has won two years in a row. These awards are a strong testament to our service excellence and leading position in the MPF market, as well as our strength in delivering outstanding fund performance. Awards include: Manulife MPF Healthcare Fund, Manulife MPF Japan Equity Fund, Manulife MPF North American Equity Fund, Manulife MPF International Equity Fund, Investment Manager of the Year, Investment Manager of the Year, and MPF – Investor Education.
Canada, January 21, 2016 Manulife Investments Won 25 Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards The Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards are presented annually to Canadian investment funds that achieve consistently high FundGrade scores through an entire calendar year. Award winning funds include (Part 1 of 2): Manulife Canadian Balanced Fund, Manulife Canadian Balanced Private Pool, Manulife Canadian Investment Class Segregated Fund, Manulife China Class, Manulife Diversified Investment Fund, Manulife Dividend Income Fund, Manulife Dividend Income Private Pool, Manulife Dividend Income Segregated Fund, Manulife Global Equity Class and Manulife Global Real Estate Fund.
Canada, January 21, 2016 Manulife Investments Won 25 Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards The Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards are presented annually to Canadian investment funds that achieve consistently high FundGrade scores through an entire calendar year. Award winning funds include (Part 2 of 2): Manulife Global Small Cap Balanced Fund, Manulife Global Small Cap Fund, Manulife Monthly High Income Fund, Manulife Simplicity Aggressive Portfolio GIF, Manulife Strategic Balanced Yield Fund, Manulife Tax-Managed Growth Fund, Manulife Tax-Managed Growth Segregated Fund, Manulife World Investment Class, Maritime Life Elite Portfolio Bond Segregated Fund, Maritime Life Elite Portfolio Monthly High Income Segregated Fund, Maritime Life Elite Portfolio Simplicity Aggressive Portfolio, Maritime Life Triflex Bond Fund, Maritime Life Triflex Canadian Opportunities Fund, NAL-Investor Monthly High Income Segregated Fund and Standard Life Diversified Income Fund.