Corporate Social Responsibility
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report
Our corporate social responsibility strategy is central to who we are as a company. And we want to continue to make our initiatives in the areas of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) transparent. Because trust in our business—to do the right thing, in the right way—is the foundation of a strong future.
We invite you to explore our 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility report to learn about our ESG investing, and how we are promoting inclusivity, impacting our community through charity partnerships, and sustaining our environment.
Download the full 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility report (PDF)
Principal Foundation makes charitable grants to community partner organizations that work to help people learn more, earn more, and save more, as well as build strong communities. In 2017, we invested $14.2 million in NGOs around the world. Learn more about our grantmaking.
Principal Foundation also encourages employee charitable involvement through volunteer and match giving programs. Our employee United Way campaign is the leader in central Iowa, and drove more than $8 million supporting 230+ communities and providing 30,357 volunteer hours for 562 unique nonprofit organizations.
We host the Principal Charity Classic, which has leveraged the power of partnerships to raise over $13.5 million for kids’ causes since 2007.