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Our Commitment to ESG

At OMERS, we are committed to our purpose and to a brighter future. That means a focus on sound Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices – not just because it is the right thing to do, but because investing sustainably and operating sustainably allows us to better deliver on our pension promise to our members.

How we invest

Today, smart investors recognize that the highest quality assets responsible, sustainable businesses and services that are built for the future, with sound Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices.

Sustainable investing at OMERS

These are the companies we invest in; we believe they will perform better, particularly over the long-term.

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Oxford’s commitment to sustainability

Oxford's commitment to be a leader in the development and operation of energy efficient, low-carbon buildings.

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Climate Action Plan

Our foundation for achieving our climate-related ambitions and supporting the transition through real-world decarbonization.

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How we partner for influence

Investing in sustainable assets is only one part of our commitment. OMERS goes a step further by actively engaging with our portfolio companies to foster and promote sustainable business practices. We also strive to be leading global citizens by partnering with like-minded institutions around the world to exchange information, evolve sustainability practices and advocate for better transparency.

Here are some of the organizations we are involved with.

The Purpose@Work logo with six different colours making a circle

At OMERS, what we stand for is a critical driver of our core purpose – to serve our plan members. An important part of our purpose is our commitment to creating responsible and inclusive workplaces. Our Purpose@Work program unites our activities to advance sustainability within the organization. This includes our approach to supporting and engaging our colleagues, the environment and our communities.

Learn more about Purpose@Work