As a Board we set environmental, social and governance targets on a three year basis which are split into three sections
To directly support the long term material campaigns
Targets to simply do business better each year
Targets to improve our Environment
We have invested
over £5 billion in
These include specific investment projects
into Housing, Income
in Later Life and Health.
Nigel talks about important issues to help build a better society”Nigel Wilson, CEO
Some of the consumer campaigns we have been engaged with and promoting awareness for our customers and employees.
We’ve developed a direct investment policy to show the underlying principle and process of investing shareholder funds across the group Read more
We’ve introduced micro insurance products in our joint ventures in India and Egypt Read more
We’ve increased our diversity within our employee base and longer term customer base. Read more
We’re continuing to work in the Netherlands to deliver a “customer interest first programme” Read more
We’re continuing to work in Legal & General America to deepen the relationships with Not for Profits Read more
We’ve introduced a foundation in Legal & General France. Read more
We increased our market inclusiveness to 15.3% for harder to reach groups. These include young students, low earners and young singles with busy lives.
We have a model portfolio which we could invest in as set up by ‘CAF Venturesome’. Because of the risk profile of our principal balance sheet and the fact that the social investment market for institutional investment is still immature, we’ve decided to focus in the short term on the potential for local regeneration schemes through our joint venture with CAF.
We provide UK capital for:
We’ve invested over
in not for profits globally
of our workforce volunteered in communities
Implement a supplier code of conduct that incorporates EDI and environmental minimum standards.
Reduce our impact on vulnerable raw materials to be implements in 2015
Key suppliers who are subject to our Sustainable Procurement policies increased to
13% increase on 2013
The programme won the ‘Investment Week Sustainable Investment Awards 2014’.
Jobs created via Social Investment
Every policy we look after for customers, every building we own for ourselves or for our clients, every business we invest in uses natural resources to operate. We have a responsibility to future generations be more efficient as a business rather than to simply offset our impacts.