Principal Financial Group: Environmental Impact

Principal is committed to ensuring responsible environmental management actions, sustainable procurement programs, and good governance fueled by a culture of ethics and the responsible management of business and climate-related risks.

Learn more about Principal's environmental commitments here.

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Research, Reports & Publications

Principal® Achieves Sustainability Goals in Newly Released Report
Principal Financial Group® has met or exceeded its multi-year sustainability goals according to findings in the 2023 Sustainability Report released today.

Environment

Principal® Celebrates Pollinator Week at Global Headquarter Gardens
Principal Financial Group® developed a pollinator garden on the campus of its global headquarters and is celebrating the impact of this new space during Pollinator Week. Pollinator Week seeks to raise awareness for pollinators and how they can be protected.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Principal® Named One of Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies
Principal Financial Group® was named one of Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, making its third consecutive appearance on the list. According to Barron’s 2023 list, the practices of Principal® not only drove sustainability efforts, but helped drive strong company stock.

Research, Reports & Publications

2022 Sustainability Report: What It Means and Why It Matters
For some, being sustainable equals individual actions to benefit the environment—recycling, for example. But when companies talk about sustainability, they’re referring to the choices and plans they make to support people, the planet, and their business now and into the future.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Principal® Earns Energy Star® Partner of the Year: Sustained Excellence Award for Sixth Consecutive Year
Principal Asset ManagementSM, through its dedicated real estate investment team, has been named an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year: Sustained Excellence award winner for the sixth consecutive year.

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Principal® Earns ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award
Principal Real Estate Investors, the real estate investment team of Principal Global Investors®, has been named an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence award winner for the fifth consecutive year.

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Principal® Earns #7 Rank on Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies List
Principal Financial Group® was named one of Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, appearing as number seven – a jump of 59 spots from its 2021 ranking. Principal® was the highest-ranking financial services company to appear on the list.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Principal® Joins United Nations Global Compact CFO Taskforce
Principal Financial Group® has joined the U.N. Global Compact CFO Taskforce as the company continues to integrate sustainability commitments into its finance strategies.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

ESG Task Force Drives Principal Financial Group® Sustainability Strategy

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Principal Financial Group® Makes Strides on Environmental, Social and Governance Goals
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