Employee engagement Global inclusion
Governance, ethics, & risk Environmental impact Sustainable sourcing
Products & services
Sustainable investing Consumer & product impact Financial inclusion
Making a difference
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Our commitment to sustainability

We believe everyone deserves the security to pursue their dreams and make progress toward their goals. That’s why we remain dedicated to operating sustainably and are actively working toward driving improved outcomes for people, society, and the planet.


Employee engagement

We aim to cultivate an enriching experience for all our employees.


Global inclusion

Supporting our employees starts with a diverse and inclusive workplace.


Governance, ethics, & risk

We operate with integrity to maintain trust with our stakeholders.


Environmental impact

Promoting environmental stewardship across our company.


Sustainable sourcing

Creating positive change throughout our supply chain.


Sustainable investing

We offer investment options to align with our clients’ sustainability preferences.


Consumer & product impact

Enable access to insurance, investment, and savings products for people of all backgrounds.


Financial inclusion

We advance financial inclusion for individuals and businesses around the world.

Dan Houston—chairman, president, and CEO

Letter from Dan Houston—chairman, president, and CEO

I’m very proud of our nearly 20,000 employees worldwide who understand we have a unique opportunity to improve the lives of others through the work we do each day. Their belief that financial security can and should be more universally accessible is inspiring, as is their dedication to supporting our customers and our communities.

Read the full letter (PDF)

The path to progress benefits our customers and the planet

Our sustainability strategy

We aim to grow a resilient, inclusive, and secure society, helping people enjoy a shared prosperity today and creating opportunities for future generations.

Explore our sustainability strategy

Our work supports the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:

Goal 5: Gender equality Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth Goal 10: Reduced inequalities Goal 13: Climate action Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals

Our activation pillars

  • People: Harness the power of our people
  • Practices: Embed sustainable practices
  • Products & services: Develop accessible products and inclusive services
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ESG Data Center

Access our sustainability report for comprehensive details, or review highlights within the ESG Data Center.

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Measuring women’s financial health

A new report, sponsored by Principal Foundation and conducted by the Financial Health Network, digs into the causes of and possible solutions to women’s financial insecurity.