Powering a World of Difference

As a major global financial institution, we must consider the effects our business has on the environment and the people around the world. That’s why we strive to uncover new ways of ensuring sustainable economic growth that protects healthy markets and delivers value not only to our clients but also to communities, businesses, governments and people everywhere. 

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ESG at BNY Mellon

Delivering on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy, we Consider Everything, starting with our own enterprise-wide practices addressing the business impacts of global issues and contributing to opportunities that help communities thrive. We expand our actions by providing leading products and services that empower our clients to meet their own goals.


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

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Our Community Investments Drive Change

BNY Mellon is committed to remaining a thoughtful corporate citizen. Because industries, economies and communities rely on us, we must Consider Everything inside and outside our company.


Our philanthropic strategy is to use our reach, market influence and resources to help address pressing world challenges, including climate awareness, social equity and fair-minded economic growth.

2021 Enterprise ESG Report 

Putting the Future FirstSM

2021 Enterprise ESG Report 

Putting the Future FirstSM


Enterprise ESG Strategy Pillars


We built our Enterprise ESG strategy on three pillars that correspond with what is currently most relevant to the company and our clients, employees, communities and society.

Culture and Purpose

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Leadership & Development

Employee Engagement & Wellbeing

Community Impact

Responsible Business

Risk Management


ESG and Responsible Investment Client Solutions


Global Citizenship

Climate Change

Environmental Sustainability

Supply Chain

Public Policy

Human Rights

Our Awards


World’s Most Admired Companies

 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality