Progress and Highlights

ESG Progress and Highlights

We integrated the management of ESG issues more fully into our investment process.

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Our Approach

Our Approach to ESG Management

Responsible investment is an enhanced way of looking at needs and opportunities.

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Risks and Opportunities

Risks and Opportunities

We seek to reduce risk and find value by managing ESG issues.

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Beyond Private Equity

Responsible Investment in Non-Private Equity Investments

Non-PE assets classes require a customized approach to ESG management.

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Solutions at Work

Solutions at Work

We address critical ESG issues through proactive ESG programs and solutions investing.

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Citizenship and Culture

Engaging Employees, Impacting Communities

Investing in our people and in our communities helps us achieve our full potential.

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From the Founders

Our responsible investment efforts are the epitome of partnership. Collaboration between our internal teams, investment partners, portfolio companies, and NGO partners have challenged us to do more and enabled us to unlock additional value. more

Solutions to Global Challenges

Read case studies that describe how KKR’s responsible investing approach provides real solutions to critical challenges facing KKR portfolio companies and society at large. more

Key Performance Indicators

While we have reached and surpassed many of our goals, some call for continuous improvement and others have been challenging to achieve. more

ESG-Related Highlights:

Achieved nearly $1.2 billion in financial impact from the eco-efficiency efforts of 25 companies since 2008
Avoided 6.3 million metric tons of waste and 27 million cubic meters of water use since 2008
Approximately $200 billion in annual revenues from 91 portfolio companies in our private equity funds
Nearly 28,000 U.S. military veterans hired by 29 portfolio companies in the Vets @ Work program since 2011
KKR’s Employee Matching Gift Program has provided $500,000+ to nonprofits worldwide since 2013
Approximately 500 employees participated in Firm-sponsored corporate engagement activities
90 ESG-related awards presented to 36 companies in our private equity portfolio and our energy and infrastructure portfolio since 2012