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Memberships and Commitments

We engage with nonprofit organizations, clients, other financial institutions, multilateral organizations and other stakeholders to help advance our sustainability efforts. These relationships enable us to deepen our expertise, drive improved sustainability performance and create new sustainability opportunities for our clients.

JPMorgan Chase participates in, serves as members of, or has committed to various initiatives and principles that address business and sustainability. These include:

Equator Principles
Equator Principles

JPMorgan Chase is a Member of the Equator Principles (Opens Overlay), a framework for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risks in certain financial transactions. The latest revision to the Equator Principles (known as EP III) became effective in June 2013, and applies globally, to all industry sectors, and to the following four financial products: Project Finance Advisory Services, Project Finance, Project Related Corporate Loans and Bridge Loans.

JPMorgan Chase provides information about Equator Principles implementation and transactions which reached financial close in its annual Equator Principles Report.

Green Bond Principles
Green Bond Principles

JPMorgan Chase was a lead author of the Green Bond Principles together with a group of peer banks, and currently serves on the Green Bond Principles Executive Committee. The Green Bond Principles are voluntary guidelines for the development and issuance of Green Bonds that encourage transparency and disclosure by making recommendations, principally for bond issuers, on the information that should be publicly disclosed regarding the use of proceeds, proceeds management, and associated reporting.

Principles for Responsible Investment
Principles for Responsible Investment

The U.N.-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (Opens Overlay) (PRI) initiative is an international network of investors working on a voluntary basis to incorporate environmental, social and governance issues into investment practices across asset classes. J.P. Morgan Asset Management became a signatory to the PRI initiative in 2007.

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)
Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a member of GRESB (Opens Overlay), an investor-driven organization committed to assessing the ESG performance of real assets globally.

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
World Business Council for Sustainable Development

JPMorgan Chase is a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (Opens Overlay) (WBCSD). The organization is a leading nonprofit comprised of progressive member companies from a broad range of industries around the world that are working to develop business solutions that help address pressing sustainability challenges. Daniel Pinto, CEO of J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank, serves on the WBCSD’s Executive Committee.

Business and Sustainable Development Commission
Business and Sustainable Development Commission

JPMorgan Chase is a member of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission (Opens Overlay), a group of business and civil society leaders committed to contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Daniel Pinto, CEO of J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank, serves as a Commissioner.

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

J.P. Morgan Asset Management supports the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (Opens Overlay), a global standard that promotes revenue transparency and accountability in the extractive sector.

Banking Environment Initiative
The Consumer Goods Forum
Soft Commodities Compact

JPMorgan Chase has adopted the Soft Commodities Compact (Opens Overlay), which promotes sustainable soft commodity supply chains in the banking industry. The initiative is led by The Consumer Goods Forum and the University of Cambridge’s Banking Environment Initiative.

CDP
CDP

J.P. Morgan Asset Management supports CDP's (Opens Overlay) efforts to promote standardized disclosure from companies on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change risk management. The Firm is also a respondent to CDP's annual climate change information request.

Ceres
Ceres

JPMorgan Chase is a member of the Ceres Company Network (Opens Overlay), which helps advance the firm's sustainability objectives. Ceres is a leading nonprofit organization that works with a network of companies, investors, and public interest groups to accelerate and expand the adoption of sustainable business practices and build a healthy global economy.

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions' (C2ES) Business Environmental Leadership Council

JPMorgan Chase is a member of C2ES’s Business Environmental Leadership Council (Opens Overlay), which is a network of U.S. companies focused on addressing energy and climate change challenges.

World Green Building Council
World Green Building Council

JPMorgan Chase is a member of the World Green Building Council's (Opens Overlay) (WorldGBC) Corporate Advisory Board. The WorldGBC is a global network of national Green Building Councils, which are made up of businesses and organizations working to advance green building in their communities.

Corporate Eco Forum
Corporate Eco Forum

JPMorgan Chase is a member of the Corporate Eco Forum (Opens Overlay), an organization that brings together corporate leaders to accelerate sustainable business innovation.

Global Impact Investing Network
Global Impact Investing Network

JPMorgan Chase is a member of the Global Impact Investing Network (Opens Overlay) (GIIN) Investors’ Council. The GIIN is an organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing through thought leadership and a network of impact investors. We have partnered with the GIIN since 2010 to publish leading research on the impact investment market.

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