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About Us

“Economic, social and climate benefits can go hand-in-hand if the power of finance is deployed effectively”

Nigel Wilson, Group CEO

For over 185 years we have provided financial services to customers across the UK. We are now a global provider of retirement solutions to corporates and individuals, and our skills lie in asset management and origination, longevity risk and technological innovation.

Our purpose is to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term and create value for our shareholders. This inspires us to use our long-term assets in an economically and socially useful way to benefit everyone in our communities.

This shapes how we work and helps us create our vision of Making a difference through inclusive capitalism.

Invested in UK affordable housing to date

£1.5bn

High quality direct investments

£29.3bn

Investment in renewable energy to date

£1.4bn

Vision

Our vision is to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term and create value for our shareholders. To achieve this and make a difference, we harness our strengths, business synergies and behaviours to make the most of market opportunities

Living our behaviours

We have three behaviours which inspire us to act responsibly towards our customers and everyone whose lives we touch. Our behaviours have been more relevant than ever in our response to the pandemic and will continue to guide us as we build back better.

Straightforward

We are fair and transparent, open to feedback and communicate in a fair and genuine way.

Collaborative

We engage our networks and stakeholders to shape our ideas and manage the impact of our decisions.

Purposeful

We work with pace and energy, taking ownership and demonstrating excellent execution.