As one of the world’s largest investment managers – and with over $1.8 trillion1 assets under management – BNY Mellon believes results come from being relevant to every client, and understanding sustainable investing is at the forefront of many of our clients’ investment decisions.

1 As at 30 June 2018

Improving lives through investing

Corporate social responsibility is crucial to how we fulfil our role as a major global financial institution. At BNY Mellon, we are invested in our markets, our people and our world.


Named among Top 50 employers for women by The Times1


Top companies for Women Technologists2


Scored 100% for LGBTQ
workplace equality3


Increased minimum wage for US employees to $15/hr4


Maintained zero net
carbon emissions5


Provided more than $1.7 billion in financing
for wind projects since 20146

Responsible Investment

As interest in environment, social and governance issues matures, greater scrutiny in being placed in engagement and integration. At the same time, fixed income adherence to ESG factors is improving while geographical laggards on ESG adoption are catching up.

Responsible Investment

Active ownership – does it work?

As the focus on responsible and sustainable forms of investment increases, debate about the value of engaging actively with companies is intensifying. In this article, we summarise the findings of one particular paper on the topic, which considers whether investors can achieve improved outcomes through such engagement.

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Climate A list for climate management leadership CDP, five consecutive years 7


Top companies for Women Technologists10


Only U.S. diversified financial firm named to the world index Dow Jones sustainability world index, four consecutive years 8


Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 11


FTSE4Good global benchmark index six consecutive years 9


Perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index for LGBTQ Workplace Equality Human Rights Campaign Foundation 12

The value of investments can fall. Investors may not get back the amount invested.

1 Times Newspapers, April 2017 2  Anita Borg Institute 2017 report 3 The Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2018 Corporate Equality Index 4 BNY Mellon, January 2018 5 Through emissions reduction, renewable energy credits and carbon offsets 6 With a combined capacity of 3,512 megawatts capable of powering approximately one million average US homes 7 CDP, October 2017 8 DJSI World, September 2017 9 BNY Mellon, September 2017 10 Anita Borg Institute 2017 report 11 BNY Mellon, February 2018 12 HRC, November 2017