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News Releases Mar 26, 2018

Western Union donates University of Sydney scholarships for students in need

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, MARCH 26, 2018 - Western Union and The Western Union Foundation, the charitable arm of Western Union, has donated funds to provide six tertiary scholarships to the University of Sydney, available to undergraduate students pursuing studies in fields such as engineering, business or science, and with a focus on technology and innovation.... Read More

News Releases Feb 08, 2018

Certify and Western Union Announce Collaboration for International Business Mass Payments

PORTLAND, MAINE, February 8, 2018 - Leading automated travel and entertainment expense management software provider, Certify, today announced the formation of a new integration collaboration with Western Union. The aim of the relationship is to provide mass international business payment capabilities for Certify’s expense and invoice customers with operations outside the United States. ... Read More

News Releases Nov 20, 2017

Western Union collaborates with the Department of International Trade to help drive future of cross-border trade at Hong Kong GREAT Festival of Innovation

LONDON – 20 November 2017 – The Western Union Company, a leader in global payments services, announced today that it is a key sponsor at the Department of International Trade’s GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong in 2018.The event in March aims to build new and long-lasting partnerships between UK and Asian businesses, using the theme of innovation to inspire discussion. Focused around four pillars of “Work. Play. Live. Learn.”, the festival will bring together leading innovators in areas such as fina... Read More

News Releases Nov 16, 2017

Western Union’s GlobalPay for Students platform receives double award nomination

LONDON – November 16, 2017 – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, has been shortlisted for two awards at The Cards & Payments Awards for their innovative GlobalPay for Students platform.The company has been nominated for the Best Alternative or Digital Payments Programme and Best Technology Initiative of the Year awards, and the winners will be announced in February next year. Now in their thirteenth year, the awards aim to recognise customer service, excellence an... Read More

News Releases Nov 10, 2017

Western Union's EDGE Platform Wins Top Innovation Award at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON November 10, 2017 - The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, has received a prestigious 'Lightning Bolt' award for "Best Marketplace" innovation at the annual Salesforce user conference, Dreamforce, in San Francisco, California.The award for the WU® EDGE platform was presented at the inaugural "Community Cloud Trailblazers" award ceremony, which celebrates companies, teams and leaders using Salesforce technology to create a positive impact for cust... Read More