Financial inclusion

We believe that financial education and opportunity can lift up people of all backgrounds, all around the world. We're working to reach them with information and resources that resonate.

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Our commitment

Over the next five years, we'll double the number of minority- and women-owned small to mid-size businesses we support through product access, micro-finance, community development, and financial education.

Our commitment contributes directly to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:

Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth Goal 10: Reduced inequalities Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals

The YouthCan Initiative

Research, support, and a signature grant through the Principal Foundation's YouthCan Initiative aim to tackle financial challenges facing young people today.

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Financial literacy kits for kids

In partnership with United Way, we created financial literacy kits for school-aged children—reaching them at an influential time in life.

Microloans for women

The Principal Foundation collaborated with Kiva on its 2020 International Women’s Day match campaign, providing loans to 3,356 women owners of micro/small businesses in 19 countries.

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Internal financial resources

Closer to home, we strive to build up our employees, as well, with options for grants, free financial coaching, and a variety of career development resources.

Learn more about The Principal Foundation and its community investments.

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Financial education

Through our educational content—articles, webinars, podcasts, and more—we bring financial literacy to people where and when they need it.

Internal digital access

We offer digital tools for international markets, including mobile apps, single sign-on technology, and financial wellness resources.

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Responsible investing

We consider sustainable investments integral to our product and ESG strategies.

Goal 1: No poverty Goal 4: Quality education Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth Goal 10: Reduced inequalities Goal 13: Climate action Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions
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