International commitments

Aegon has a number of international commitments that guide our own internal practices and policies, and help shape our overall approach to sustainability. Learn more about them below.

Logos international committments

UN Declaration of Human Rights / International Labor Organization

Aegon has incorporated both the UN Declaration of Human Rights and the core labor and human rights standards of the International Labor Organization (ILO) into our Policy on Human Rights. We also refer to the Declaration and the ILO standards in our policies on responsible investment and sustainable procurement.

UNEP-FI's 's Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI)

Aegon is one of the founding signatories of the UNEP-FI's 's Principles for Sustainable Insurance. The aim of the PSI is to make sure sustainability becomes "business as usual". The PSI comprises four basic principles. Against each of these principles, we've set ourselves specific goals and targets. Find out how we're performing...

UN Principles for Responsible Investment

Aegon is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, which sets out guidelines for how investors should take into account social, environmental and governance factors when making their investment decisions. We're one of more than 1,200 signatories to the PRI, with nearly $35 trillion in assets under management.

Global Reporting Initiative

Aegon is an Organizational Stakeholder of the Global Reporting Initiative, which is working toward common standards for corporate sustainability and non-financial reporting.

Carbon Disclosure Project

Aegon is a member of the Carbon Disclosure Project, which encourages companies to be more open about their greenhouse gas emissions.

International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)

Aegon is working with the IIRC and a number of other companies on a pilot program to help develop a new approach to corporate reporting, combining both financial and non-financial indicators.

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

In the United Kingdom, Kames Kapital - our UK asset management business - is a member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, which encourages governments to be more transparent about proceeds from energy and mining.

Global Coalition on Aging

Aegon became a founding member of the Global Coalition on Aging in 2010. The Coalition seeks to raise awareness of aging issues among policymakers and the general public.

updated March 27, 2014

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