New PGIM Fund Takes Novel Approach to Decarbonisation
PGIM brings new perspective to the pursuit of a lower carbon future.
NEWARK, N.J., November 01, 2021 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) today announced its commitment to achieve net zero emissions across its primary domestic and international home office operations by 2050. To accelerate the company’s longstanding commitments to mitigate the impacts of climate change, Prudential also is setting an interim goal to become carbon neutral by 2040. These actions are aligned with the latest climate science of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius or lower, as specified in the Paris climate accord.
“As a global insurer and investment manager, we understand the magnitude and urgency of climate change, and that we have a responsibility to minimize our impact,” said Charles Lowrey, chairman and CEO of Prudential. “This net zero commitment is an important step toward a more sustainable future for our customers, employees, investors and communities.”
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