ESG policies, statements & guidelines

Aegon adheres to Dutch law and the Dutch Corporate Governance Code. We’re regulated by the DNB. In our local markets we follow other laws, regulations, corporate governance guidelines, and the OECD’s Guidelines for Multinationals.

Environment, Social, Governance (ESG)

October 16, 2018

Responsible Investment Policy & Exclusions List

This recently updated policy forms the core of Aegon's responsible investment beliefs and is applicable to operations in all countries where we are active.

March 1, 2017

Aegon Asset Management Engagement Policy

This policy outlines the three pillars of Aegon Asset Management's engagement program, its goals and how progress is measured.

March 31, 2016

Aegon Global Tax Policy and Principles of Conduct

This policy outlines Aegon's approach to responsible taxpaying, which seeks to align the long-term interests of all our stakeholders, including customers, employees, business partners, investors, and wider society.

March 17, 2015

Global Health & Safety Statement

Aegon is committed to providing and maintaining high health and safety standards across all its business units worldwide. This statement outlines our objectives and expectations.

March 10, 2015

Global Remuneration Framework

Based on the principle of pay for performance, this framework sets down principles of governance covering both fixed and variable pay. This is not a publically available document.

March 10, 2015

Human Rights Policy

This policy is linked to the UN Declaration of Human Rights and the International Labor Organization’s core standards. This Policy is supported by a regular human rights risk assessment, covering our businesses in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

January 1, 2014

Environmental Policy

This policy outlines how Aegon seeks to minimize its negative impacts on the environment whilst maximizing opportunities for improvement in environmental performance.

April 1, 2013

Sustainable Procurement Policy

This policy sets out social, ethical and environmental standards for our suppliers.

January 2, 2012

Statement on Diversity & Non-Discrimination

Aegon’s Statement on Diversity and Non-Discrimination is aimed at creating a more inclusive working environment for the company’s employees.

March 1, 2011

Charitable Donations Policy

In 2010, Aegon’s Management Board adopted a new, more integrated approach to charitable donations. This approach has a number of objectives which are outlined in this policy.