Sustainability

The best future is the one not only built together but built to sustain us all. We’re deeply committed to minimizing our environmental impact, doing our part to achieve societal change, and being a responsible corporate partner to our policyowners, customers, and the world.

Our view on sustainability

 

  • To help us fulfill our purpose as a mutual company, at MassMutual we believe that a commitment to running our business sustainably will ensure both the future strength of our company as well as our ability to support our policyowners and communities in decades to come.
  • As an investor, we seek to invest in a manner that supports positive environmental, social, and governance progress, recognizing the influence our investments can have on the well-being of wider society.
  • As a corporation, we seek to reduce our impact on the environment, strengthen our communities, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce, and work ethically and with integrity.

 

Our commitment to the environment

As climate change continues to impact the environment, communities, and people, we have a responsibility to do our part and protect our planet for generations to come. MassMutual is taking important steps to tackle the climate crisis. Our commitments:

 

Net zero operations by 2030

Achieve net zero GHG emissions in MassMutual’s operations by 2030 by reducing emissions, purchasing renewable energy, and removing the remaining footprint through credible offsets.

Net zero investment portfolio by 2050

Transition to net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in MassMutual’s investment portfolio1 by 2050 through responsible investment and engagement.

Our commitment to society

Our purpose is to help people secure their futures and protect the ones they love. Since 1851, we’ve been committed to social responsibility within our company and throughout the communities in which we live and work. For us, it’s about doing the right thing for the people who matter most.

How We Live Mutual
MassMutual Foundation
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
MassMutual Catalyst Fund

Our commitment to corporate governance

As an organization, we have a responsibility to our policyowners and customers to do business ethically and in compliance with all laws and regulations. This philosophy has guided us from the beginning and is a fundamental part of our success. Our diverse team of executives and board members are committed to upholding the values that make MassMutual a leading corporate citizen in the community and a steadfast financial partner for our policyowners.

Corporate Governance Practices
Cyber Security
Privacy
Enterprise Risk Management 

1 Investment portfolio refers to MassMutual’s General Investment Account, which had $222 billion Invested Assets as of 12/31/2020.