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Press & Awards

At State Street Global Advisors, awards and industry recognition affirm our place as a top asset manager — and serve as a constant reminder that whatever we achieve for our clients, we can always do it better.

Awards & Recognition

Nicsa Industry Innovation Awards

Operational Excellence: Proxy Voting Program

Citywire Italia Fund Manager & Group Awards

Equity: Global Growth

WomenInc. Most Influential Women

Most Influential Women in Finance

Yie-Hsin Hung, our President & CEO, and Lori Heinel, Global Chief Investment Officer, are included in 2022’s WomenInc. list of the most influential women in corporate America.

Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance

100 Most Influential Women

Sue Thompson, Executive Vice President and Head of SPDR Americas Distribution was named to the 2022 Baron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance. The list seeks to honor women who are helping to shape the modern financial-services industry and leading it confidently into the future.

2022 CIO Industry Innovation Awards

Finalists

At the 2022 CIO Industry Innovation Awards, the OCIO and Emerging Markets Equity teams were finalists in their categories at CIO Magazine’s Industry Innovation Awards. More than 300 nominations were received and from that list, the editors and their advisory board of chief investment officers chose the “people and firms that are changing our industry for the better” as finalists.

Corporate Content Awards Europe

Best Use of Data

In 2022, our Interactive Glidepath Tool, developed in partnership with Living Group, was recognized as the best use of data at the 2022 Corporate Content Awards, Europe. The award seeks to recognize excellence across corporate communications.

DataComms Awards

Best Investor-Targeted Use of Data

Our Firm’s Interactive Glidepath Tool was awarded twice at the 2022 DataComms Awards. The DataComms award recognises and highlights data use by corporate communications across various categories such as, measurement, evaluation, and communications strategies.

Best Use or Visualization of Data from the financial services sector

Financial Communications Society (FCS) Portfolio Awards

Gold

The FCS awards celebrate the most creative financial advertising, collateral, digital media, and public relations efforts. During the 2022 awards, our Firm’s Interactive Glidepath Tool took home Gold among other gold, silver and bronze awards across categories.

Global Ace Awards

Gold

Our Firm’s “MDY Get Up” campaign, in collaboration with McCann New York, was recognized with Gold in the Broadcast Advertising – TV (single-spot & Campaign) category at the 2022 Global ACE Awards among other gold, silver and awards across categories. The Global ACE Awards recognizes the best-of-the-best in B2B creative from across the globe, along with the talented people who created it.

Financial Communications Society (FCS) Awards

Best in Show

The FCS awards celebrate the most creative financial advertising, collateral, digital media, and public relations efforts. During the 2021 awards, our firm’s "DIA: Make Sure you Can Get Out" campaign received Best in Show, and we were recognized with other gold, silver and bronze awards across categories.

WealthManagement.com Industry Awards

Winner of Best Client Experience Initiative and Socially Responsible Investing

The WealthManagement.com Industry Awards recognizes organizations that demonstrate outstanding achievement in supporting the success of financial advisors. Our firm was recognized for our Behavioral Coaching and ESG work.

Professional Pensions Investment Awards

UK LDI Manager of the Year

The Professional Pensions Investment Awards celebrate industry excellence among asset managers who serve UK occupational pension schemes. Our firm was recognized for its management of UK LDI funds.

The TRADE Leaders in Trading

Best Multi-Asset Trading Desk

The awards recognize leading firms and individuals in the industry. Our “multi-asset” trading desk was recognized as the best multi-asset desk of the year.

Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards

Best Fund Recognition – Over 3 Years, Over 5 Years, Mixed Asset Group Over 3 Years Among Large Companies

These awards recognize those who have excelled in providing consistently strong, risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. We were recognized as a best fund for our Flexible Asset Allocation Plus Fund, our Target Retirement 2030 Fund and our US Target Date Mutual Funds.

UN PRI 2020 Leaders’ Group

Climate Reporting

Our firm qualified for the 2020 Leaders’ Group, and has been recognized by the Principles for Responsible Investment  (PRI) for our excellent disclosure and advanced efforts in this year’s Leaders’ Group theme: climate reporting.

Financial Communications Society (FCS) Awards

Best in Show

The FCS awards celebrate the most creative financial advertising, collateral, digital media, and public relations efforts. During the 2020 awards, our firm’s Liquidity “It’s Liquidity Time” campaign received Best in Show B2B and Best in Show Digital Media, among other gold, silver and bronze awards across categories.

Market Choice Awards

Best Buyside Equities Trading Desk

The awards recognize the best companies, individuals and innovation in financial markets. The Equities Trading Desk was awarded "Best Buyside Equities Trading Desk."

GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards

Asset Manager of the Year

GlobalCapital Derivatives honors the people, companies and deals that made an impact on the Americas derivatives markets over the past 12 months. State Street Global Advisors was named “Asset Manager of the Year.”

WealthManagement.com Industry Awards

Asset Managers: Thought Leadership Advisor Education

The WealthManagement.com Industry Awards recognizes organizations that demonstrate outstanding achievement in supporting the success of financial advisors. Our firm won the Thought Leadership Advisor Education award.

CIO Magazine’s Industry Innovation Awards

DC Industry Innovation Award

This award celebrates the asset managers driving innovation in institutional investing. Our firm was recognized for elevating investment and individual experiences, through sophisticated target date strategies and comprehensive participant education programs.

Money’s 50 Best ETFs

2019 Recommended ETFs List

Five of our ETF funds made Money’s 2019 50 Best ETF list. Our funds appeared across the One-Decision ETF category and the Customer ETF category.

Central Banking Awards

2019 Asset Manager of the Year

Recognized for our achievements in expanding our client base and assets under management, Central Banking named our firm “Asset Manager of the Year.”*

UK Pensions Awards

UK DC Investment Manager of the Year

The awards recognize the advisers, providers and investment managers that offer the highest level of innovation, performance and service to occupational pension schemes and their members.

North American Effie Awards

Grand Effie, Most Effective Brand and Most Effective Marketer

The Fearless Girl campaign earned multiple awards – including the “Grand Effie” (best in show), “Most Effective Marketer”and “Most Effective Brand” – at the event that, since 1968, has honored marketing ideas that work.

Financial Communications Society (FCS) Awards

Judges Choice and Best in Show

The FCS awards celebrate the most creative financial advertising, collateral, digital media, and public relations efforts. Fearless Girl was selected by a panel of industry experts for both the “Judges Choice Award” and “Best in Show” in the Corporate Image category.

Market Choice Awards

Best Buy Side Fixed Income Trading Desk

The awards recognize the best companies, individuals and innovation in financial markets. The Fixed Income Trading Desk was awarded "Best Buy-Side Fixed Income Trading Desk."

Global Council Awards

Best In-House Legal Team

The awards recognize work done by corporate in-house legal teams and individuals for their demonstrable achievements across the full spectrum of in-house responsibility. Our firm won in the Financial Services-Regulatory category.

GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards

Asset Manager of the Year

GlobalCapital Derivatives honors the people, companies and deals that made an impact on the Americas derivatives markets over the past 12 months. State Street Global Advisors was named “Asset Manager of the Year.”

Inside ETFs People’s Choice Awards

Best New ETF

The SPDR® MSCI USA Gender Diversity ETF* was voted “Best New ETF” in a three part selection process including a vote by a group of independent ETF specialists.

*Prior to 12/08/2022, the SPDR® MSCI USA Gender Diversity ETF was known as the SPDR® SSGA Gender Diversity Index ETF.

Learning & Performance Institute’s (LPI) Annual Learning Awards

Onboarding Program of the Year, Bronze Medal

Our Pre-boarding program – an online tool that provides an introduction to the company, its culture and values, prior to newly hired employees’ first day at work – was awarded the bronze medal at the LPI 21st Annual Learning Awards in London.

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