Sustainable Investing

Environmental, Social and Governance

Take a look at our thinking on ESG.

Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG at T. Rowe Price

"Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors can impact the sustainability and long-term success of businesses. Identifying, analyzing, and integrating information about ESG risks and opportunities help enhance our ability to make better investment decisions and pursue better outcomes for our investors. We also believe that our clients should be able to invest in a way that aligns with their values on ESG issues."

Rob Sharps, President & CEO1

Our ESG Integration Approach

Environmental, Social, and Governance factors comprise a broad spectrum of considerations—positive and negative—that our investment analysts, supported by our ESG specialist teams, consider in the context of any company, industry, or region of the world. 

 Invest in companies which make an impact 

Impact Investing

We believe we can generate both compelling investment returns and social and environmental impacts for our investors.

Companies Covered by our Responsible Investing Indicator Models (RIIM)

15K

In-house ESG research tool2

Shareholder resolutions

1098

Voted in 20213

Company Engagements

788

In 2021 on ESG

ESG Investing Annual Report

Sustainable Investing 

2021 ESG Investing Annual Report​

Our latest ESG Annual Report details our comprehensive ESG investment integration, company engagement, and proxy voting activities for 2021. We believe in sustainable investing with substance. 

Sustainability in Focus

RI Europe 2022

Silver Sponsor 

Ukraine-Russia: The Market Implications

Market Volatility Insights 

ESG Fund Reports

Click here for the latest Proxy Voting Summary, Carbon Footprint Analysis and ESG Engagement Reports

Memberships & Associations

We have joined or led on various initiatives to bring investors together for purposes of advocacy and engagement.

Latest Insights

May 2022 / MARKETS & ECONOMY

Emerging Economies and Their Race to Net Zero

Emerging Economies and Their Race to Net Zero

Emerging Economies and Their Race to Net...

Curbing carbon pollution has become a global imperative. What’s in it for emerging...

By Michael Ganske

Michael Ganske Portfolio Specialist

March 2022 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Assessing the ESG Implications of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Assessing the ESG Implications of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Assessing the ESG Implications of Russia’s...

Pressure to reduce dependence on Russian gas could expedite Europe’s energy transition

By Maria Elena Drew

Maria Elena Drew Director of Research, Responsible Investing

February 2022 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Unlocking Impact Outside of ESG-Labeled Debt

Unlocking Impact Outside of ESG-Labeled Debt

Unlocking Impact Outside of ESG-Labeled Debt

Driving real change means investors should look beyond the label.

By Matt Lawton

Matt Lawton Portfolio Manager

February 2022 / INVESTMENT INSIGHTS

Why Impact Investing Needs Public Debt Markets

Why Impact Investing Needs Public Debt Markets

Why Impact Investing Needs Public Debt Markets

Their size and diversified nature can foster long-term change

By Matt Lawton

Matt Lawton Portfolio Manager

December 2021 / VIDEO

COP26 - Outcomes, Agreements and Investment Implications

COP26 - Outcomes, Agreements and Investment Implications

COP26 - Outcomes, Agreements and Investment...

With the COP26 Conference in Glasgow now concluded, we look at the key outcomes and...

By Maria Elena Drew

Maria Elena Drew Director of Research, Responsible Investing

1Effective January 1, 2022.

2As of March 7th, 2022. RIIM analysis will be different across advisers. T. Rowe Price Investment Management, Inc. (TRPIM) was established as a separately registered US investment adviser. TRPIM has a separate ESG team to that of  T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (TRPA). TRPA and TRPIM ESG teams are both dedicated to supporting investment decisions and leverage a similar approach, framework and philosophy. 

3As of December 31st, 2021

4Launched in 2006, the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) are a set of voluntary best practice standards that asset owners and asset managers pledge to uphold in order to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into their investment processes. 

Used with permission. PRI is not affiliated with T. Rowe Price. For reference, please refer to the PRI assessment methodology and the T. Rowe Price Transparency Report. Under the PRI’s transparency requirements, all signatories complete an annual self-assessment. A significant portion of this report must be publicly disclosed on the PRI’s web site.

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