ESG at PIMCO

We believe the size of bond markets and recurring nature of debt issuance make fixed income investors a meaningful force in driving sustainable change.

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Featured PIMCO ESG Funds

Find sustainable fixed income strategies with PIMCO's range of ESG investing funds.

Our Industry-Leading Approach

Time tested: Our active ESG investment process takes the same rigorous approach applied to all PIMCO portfolios a step further by also pursuing sustainability objectives.

A+ PRI Ratings (2018, 2019, and 2020): PIMCO is committed to the integration of ESG factors in our investment process and we scored A+ across all Fixed Income categories in our Annual UNPRI Assessment Report.

PIMCO’s ESG Capabilities

We Aim to Be a Leader in ESG Fixed Income Investing

$628B

Sustainable Investment Assets under management

Over 80%

of holdings of corporate bond issuers engaged on ESG (in 2021)

A+

PRI Assessment Score (2018, 2019, and 2020) across all Fixed Income categories

Source: PIMCO. As of 12/31/2021

Sustainable Impact

By investing in PIMCO's GIS Climate Bond Fund as compared to the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Credit Index (CHF Hedged), your potential impact could be:

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15x*

More green, social, and other impact bonds than the index

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59%*

Reduction in exposure to issuer CO2 emissions compared to the index

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100%

Renewable energy-based utilities sector holdings

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97%

Engagement with corporate issuers in the Fund (in 2021)

*PIMCO GIS Climate Bond Fund is being compared to the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Credit Index (CHF Hedged) as a well-known broad based bond index, to illustrate the Funds positive Environmental impact over a non-ESG broad markets average. The PIMCO GIS Climate Bond Fund is benched to Bloomberg MSCI Green Bond Index. The index may materially vary from the composition of the portfolio. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.

As of 31, January 2022. ESG statistics vary from time to time, and portfolio composition fluctuates daily.

*Amount by which GIS Climate Bond Fund exceeds non-ESG market average in reduction of carbon intensity.
The percentage or multiplier by which this fund’s exceeds a non-ESG market average. The non-ESG market average is calculated based on the Bloomberg Global Agg Credit Index, CHF Hedged. PIMCO GIS Climate Bond Fund is being compared to the Bloomberg Global Aggregate Credit Index (CHF Hedged) as a well-known broad based bond index, to illustrate the Funds positive Environmental impact over a non-ESG broad market. The PIMCO GIS Climate Bond Fund is benched to Bloomberg MSCI Green Bond Index. The index may materially vary from the composition of the portfolio. It is not possible to invest directly in an unmanaged index.

ESG Report and Policy Statement

Annual ESG Investing Report

Case studies of engagement with bond issuers, industry groups, and clients

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ESG Investment Policy Statement

PIMCO’s approach to considering material ESG factors in bond markets

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