Responsible investing

Committing to responsible actions with accountable results.
TIAA has always been a responsible corporate citizen. This report shares our values in action over the past year, highlighting our century-long history of social responsibility along with our responsible investing framework.

Provide your employees the ability to make a positive impact on the planet

TIAA’s ESG-focused investments aim to provide better outcomes for portfolios and the world.

TIAA commits General Account to achieve net zero carbon by 2050

TIAA is implementing five-year interim targets leading up to 2050, with the first target set for 2025.

Nuveen, TIAA’s investment manager, has been a leader in responsible investing for half a century

Learn from our latest research.

Inaugural RI Engagement Report

We invest to create an enduring impact on our world. Read about our initiatives and the outcomes we’ve achieved.

Fifth Annual RI Survey

Investors are choosing investments that have a positive impact on society and the environment.
Investment management

Investing by example

We believe our responsible investing discipline can enhance long-term performance, help manage risk and meet global policy requirements.
Consistent Approach

Responsible investing across asset classes

Incorporating ESG shouldn’t exclude specific industry sectors.
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This material is for informational or educational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice under ERISA. This material does not take into account any specific objectives or circumstances of any particular investor, or suggest any specific course of action. Investment decisions should be made based on the investor’s own objectives and circumstances.
Responsible investing incorporates Environmental Social Governance (ESG) factors that may affect exposure to issuers, sectors, industries, limiting the type and number of investment opportunities available, which could result in excluding investments that perform well.