& Responsible Investment

ESG and Responsible Investment

Positioned for an Increasingly Complex Financial World

Today, BNY Mellon enables capital markets around the world through comprehensive solutions that help clients manage and service their financial assets.   


Across our platform, we touch around 20 percent of the world’s investable assets.  We’re committed to using our global reach and resources to help foster a broader and more inclusive financial system capable of meeting the complex challenges our clients face related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics, including climate change and energy transition.


Future First


ESG: EU Regulatory Change and Its Implications

ESG: EU Regulatory Change and Its Implications

Institutional investors should be aware of likely forthcoming EU regulations and initiatives to prepare for the potential challenges that may come with it.

Our ESG Framework

We believe that the strength of our client solutions is underpinned by our own actions and behavior as an enterprise. Our approach to identifying and managing ESG topics focuses on two key areas.

What We Do

We create and deliver products and services that can help our clients meet their investment objectives and advance toward their own sustainability goals. This includes offering responsible investment options, tools and analytics capabilities designed to provide a clear path to responsible investing, and an end-to-end suite of ESG financial infrastructure services.



BNY Mellon Investment Management offers a range of solutions and advice for professional and personal investors to better manage risk-adjusted returns and, where applicable, achieve their sustainable investment goals and invest responsibly. 



Our data analytics capabilities are designed to help asset owners and managers understand climate-related impacts on their portfolios, make better-informed responsible investment decisions and achieve their sustainability Goals.



We offer payment solutions that help clients invest in a more sustainable future, while facilitating secure and safe digital payments.

Sustainable Solutions for Clients and Investors

At BNY Mellon, we start with our own ESG practices and conduct, then extend that thinking to the way we serve clients.

Responsible Investment

Investment Management

Our ESG capabilities extend across Multi-Asset, Absolute Return, Equities and Fixed Income, with recent new fund launches that include Impact Bond and European Credit.

Wealth Management

We help our Ultra High Net Worth, Family Office and Institutional clients achieve their financial goals while also adhering to their beliefs and mission, providing investment strategy and implementation across responsible investing approaches.

Data and Analytics

ESG Data Analytics

Our ESG Data Analytics application aims to improve data confidence by focusing on transparency and alignment among market participants. It draws on BNY Mellon's data management expertise and an extraordinarily wide network of clients.

Financing and Payments

ESG Bond Issuance

As one of the leading trustees for sustainable bonds, we support debt issuances in various capacities, acting as principal registrar, and sub-paying, transfer, calculation, authentication or issuing agent.


iFlow Green monitors currency and securities flows across entire assets classes in relation to ESG parameters.

Securities Finance

Our securities lending program help clients align to the safeguards of market regulations, market Codes of Conduct and industry best practices.


Who We Are

We apply an ESG lens across our enterprise, leveraging the diversity of our people and supporting their wellbeing, driving responsible business practices and supporting communities. Our strategy reflects our company's and our key stakeholders' priorities: Culture and Purpose, Responsible Business and Global Citizenship. These principles guide us in prioritizing how we integrate ESG considerations into our operations to address risks and opportunities.



Together, our purpose and values drive our culture, which is built on our commitment to diversity and inclusion, leadership and development, employee engagement and wellbeing, and community partnership.



We believe responsible business is simply good business. As a major global financial institution, we have an important role to play in contributing to market integrity.



We're committed to operating responsibly and sustainably, so we integrate human rights and environmental sustainability across the business.

Enterprise ESG Strategy

At BNY Mellon, we’re committed to using our global reach, influence and resources not just to power success today, but to help safeguard the future.

Rooted in Governance

We consider the impact of the choices we make and the decisions we take. These actions are reflected in our Enterprise ESG statements and policies, from environmental sustainability to human capital management to supply chain.

Rooted in Governance

Considering Climate at BNY Mellon

We are committed to deepening our understanding of, managing and monitoring how climate change affects our business and how our business operations effects the sustainbility of our planet.

Rooted in Governance

We consider the impact of the choices we make and the decisions we take. These actions are reflected in our Enterprise ESG statements and policies, from environmental sustainbility to human capital management to supply chain.

Reports and Disclosures

2022 ESG Report

Our 2022 ESG report details our strategy, programs and performance, prepared according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

All Enterprise ESG  Downloads

Access ESG statements, policies and past reports.

Statements and Policies

BNY Mellon is committed to using our reach, market influence and resources to address pressing global environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Awards and Recognitions

TSK-4116 Stanford Partnership 04

Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index



TSK-4116 Stanford Partnership 04

Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index


TSK-4116 Stanford Partnership 04

FTSE4Good Global Benchmark Index


TSK-4116 Stanford Partnership 04

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality



TSK-4116 Stanford Partnership 04

Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies



TSK-4116 Stanford Partnership 04

Just 100's "Most Just Companies"