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Sustainable investing

Our commitment

Principal is committed to meeting our global clients’ values and sustainability preferences by making savings and insurance products, services, and resources more accessible to individuals and businesses, while delivering investment solutions aligned with their unique sustainable investment goals.

Our work supports the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:

Goal 2: Zero hunger Goal 3: Good health and well-being Goal 4: Quality education Goal 5: Gender equality Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production Goal 13: Climate action Goal 15: Life on land Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals
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Our ESG integration philosophy

Given the disruptive impacts of climate change, population growth, and geopolitical shifts, we consider ESG initiatives part of our fiduciary responsibility.

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Our client-first focus

Recognizing that the ESG landscape is evolving, we take a flexible approach that allows us to support client values.

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Application across asset class

All of our asset classes incorporate sustainability programs specific to the risks and opportunities within their portfolios.

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ESG opportunities in real estate

Our sustainable property investing policies guide us throughout the real estate equity investment lifecycle, as well as the lending process.

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2022 Sustainability report

Read more about our commitment to sustainability.

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