Milestones

Our responsible investment approach is constantly evolving. We are proud of the milestones we have achieved since 2008 and have highlighted many of them here.

2008

May 2008

Launched the Green Portfolio Program in partnership with Environmental Defense Fund

Gpp

2009

February 2009

Became a signatory of the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment and endorsed the Private Equity Growth Capital Council Responsible Investment Guidelines

February 2009

Released first results from the Green Portfolio Program

2010

January 2010

Became a member of Business for Social Responsibility

Bsr Logo

May 2010

Launched the Responsible Sourcing Initiative

Respsourcing

June 2010

Released second Green Portfolio Program results

2011

March 2011

Joined the PRI Private Equity Steering Committee

Pri

March 2011

Endorsed the Institutional Limited Partners Association Private Equity Principles

Ilpa

May 2011

Published KKR's first ESG Report

2010 Report

September 2011

Launched the Vets @ Work initiative with select private equity portfolio companies

Vets

December 2011

Released third Green Portfolio Program results

Began piloting the KKR Wellness Works program

Wellness

2012

February 2012

Launched partnership with Transparency International

Transparency International

March 2012

Received the Private Equity International Award for Responsible Investor of the Year in North America

June 2012

Published KKR’s second ESG Report

2011 Report

October 2012

Joined forces with the American Heart Association

Aha

December 2012

Released fourth Green Portfolio Program results of more than $600 million in cumulative financial impact

2013

February 2013

Became a member of Ceres and the Investor Network on Climate Risk

Ceres

March 2013

Established the KKR Global Institute and appointed General (Ret.) David Petraeus chairman

Kkr Global Institute

June 2013

Launched the KKR Wellness Works research study with the University of Pennsylvania

July 2013

Published KKR’s third ESG Report

2012 Report

October 2013

Released fifth Green Portfolio Program results, reporting more than $900 million in financial impact

Gpp

2014

January 2014

Began a technical assistance project with a second social enterprise, Glovax Biotech Corp., a vaccine distributor in the Philippines

April 2014

With Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) and Impact Investment Shujog, completed first technical assistance project for the social enterprise East Bali Cashews

June 2014

Formally adopted a Private Equity ESG Policy

July 2014

Published KKR’s fourth ESG Report

2013 Report

July 2014

Established the KKR Inclusion and Diversity Council

September 2014

Launched KKR Veterans Advisory Council

Vets

October 2014

Released sixth Green Portfolio Program results, reporting nearly $1.2 billion in cumulative financial impact

Gpp

October 2014

Hosted KKR’s first North American Sustainability Summit for portfolio companies

December 2014

29 portfolio companies hired nearly 28,000 U.S. military veterans at since 2011

Vets

2015

January 2015

Launched the Global Worker Safety Program for portfolio companies

Global Worker Safety Program

July 2015

Published KKR’s fifth ESG and Citizenship Report

2014 Cover

July 2015

Completed second technical assistance project for the social enterprise Glovax Biotech Corporation in partnership with Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) and Impact Investment Shujog

September 2015

Became a founding member of The Working Parents Support Coalition in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative

September 2015

Named an industry leader in adoption-friendly practices by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Dave Thomas Foundation

October 2015

Released seventh and final Green Portfolio Program results, reporting nearly $1.2 billion in cumulative financial impact

Gpp

October 2015

Hosted second KKR Sustainability Innovation Summit for portfolio companies

October 2015

Co-hosted inaugural Veterans Initiative Summit alongside three additional private equity firms

Veterans Summit

December 2015

Launched Green Solutions Platform, global effort focused on eco-efficiency, eco-innovation, and eco-solutions

Logo Fpo

December 2015

31 portfolio companies hired nearly 36,600 veterans and military spouses since 2011

Vets

May 2008

Launched the Green Portfolio Program in partnership with Environmental Defense Fund

Gpp

February 2009

Became a signatory of the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment and endorsed the Private Equity Growth Capital Council Responsible Investment Guidelines

February 2009

Released first results from the Green Portfolio Program

January 2010

Became a member of Business for Social Responsibility

Bsr Logo

May 2010

Launched the Responsible Sourcing Initiative

Respsourcing

June 2010

Released second Green Portfolio Program results

March 2011

Joined the PRI Private Equity Steering Committee

Pri

March 2011

Endorsed the Institutional Limited Partners Association Private Equity Principles

Ilpa

May 2011

Published KKR's first ESG Report

2010 Report

September 2011

Launched the Vets @ Work initiative with select private equity portfolio companies

Vets

December 2011

Released third Green Portfolio Program results

Began piloting the KKR Wellness Works program

Wellness

February 2012

Launched partnership with Transparency International

Transparency International

March 2012

Received the Private Equity International Award for Responsible Investor of the Year in North America

June 2012

Published KKR’s second ESG Report

2011 Report

October 2012

Joined forces with the American Heart Association

Aha

December 2012

Released fourth Green Portfolio Program results of more than $600 million in cumulative financial impact

February 2013

Became a member of Ceres and the Investor Network on Climate Risk

Ceres

March 2013

Established the KKR Global Institute and appointed General (Ret.) David Petraeus chairman

Kkr Global Institute

June 2013

Launched the KKR Wellness Works research study with the University of Pennsylvania

July 2013

Published KKR’s third ESG Report

2012 Report

October 2013

Released fifth Green Portfolio Program results, reporting more than $900 million in financial impact

Gpp

January 2014

Began a technical assistance project with a second social enterprise, Glovax Biotech Corp., a vaccine distributor in the Philippines

April 2014

With Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) and Impact Investment Shujog, completed first technical assistance project for the social enterprise East Bali Cashews

June 2014

Formally adopted a Private Equity ESG Policy

July 2014

Published KKR’s fourth ESG Report

2013 Report

July 2014

Established the KKR Inclusion and Diversity Council

September 2014

Launched KKR Veterans Advisory Council

Vets

October 2014

Released sixth Green Portfolio Program results, reporting nearly $1.2 billion in cumulative financial impact

Gpp

October 2014

Hosted KKR’s first North American Sustainability Summit for portfolio companies

December 2014

29 portfolio companies hired nearly 28,000 U.S. military veterans at since 2011

Vets

January 2015

Launched the Global Worker Safety Program for portfolio companies

Global Worker Safety Program

July 2015

Published KKR’s fifth ESG and Citizenship Report

2014 Cover

July 2015

Completed second technical assistance project for the social enterprise Glovax Biotech Corporation in partnership with Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) and Impact Investment Shujog

September 2015

Became a founding member of The Working Parents Support Coalition in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative

September 2015

Named an industry leader in adoption-friendly practices by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Dave Thomas Foundation

October 2015

Released seventh and final Green Portfolio Program results, reporting nearly $1.2 billion in cumulative financial impact

Gpp

October 2015

Hosted second KKR Sustainability Innovation Summit for portfolio companies

October 2015

Co-hosted inaugural Veterans Initiative Summit alongside three additional private equity firms

Veterans Summit

December 2015

Launched Green Solutions Platform, global effort focused on eco-efficiency, eco-innovation, and eco-solutions

Logo Fpo

December 2015

31 portfolio companies hired nearly 36,600 veterans and military spouses since 2011

Vets