Better Outcomes for a Better World
As stewards of our clients' long-term investments, sustainability is critical to our business strategy. By embedding corporate responsibility and materiality into our business, we’re helping ensure a more sustainable financial system and world.
In 2015, the unemployment rate for high school graduates in Massachusetts was 9.5 percent — more than double the rate for college graduates. We set out to improve that statistic.
Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University.
Raising the Bar
As recently as two years ago,
one in four Russell 3000 companies didn’t have a woman on their boards. Then came Fearless Girl.
Source: State Street Global Advisors Asset Stewardship, March 2017
Sculpture by Kristen Visbal, commissioned by State Street Global Advisors
Showcasing Our Impact
We were named among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity for the second year in a row for our continued commitment to diversity and inclusion
Equality Index (CEI)
For the fifth consecutive year, we earned a perfect 100% in the 2019 CEI, a national survey on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ
ERG & Council
Our Professional Women’s Network was ranked in the Top 25 employee resource groups in recognition of its contributions and achievements
We were among 230 companies selected to the Gender-Equality Index for our commitment to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality
Since 2001, we've been included in the FTSE4Good Index, which acknowledges public companies that have put strong ESG practices
Points of Light
Each year the Points of Light Institute recognizes the 50 most civic-minded US companies based on the impact of their community engagement programs
Governance Takes the Spotlight
Boards of publicly traded companies are recognizing the value that corporate governance experts provide, especially in addressing ESG issues. And women are leading the conversation.