Sustainability At MetLife

Our 2030 Sustainability Commitments

MetLife’s 2030 climate goals1 were established in 2020, making 2021 the first year we are reporting progress against them. We recently announced 2030 DEI goals designed to address the needs of the underserved and underrepresented through our investments, products and services, supply chain, volunteering and community efforts. We will report progress against these goals in future sustainability reports.

2030 Climate Goals

Commit $5 million to develop products and partnerships that drive climate solutions

New unit-linked funds launched; and incorporated environmental content into Upwise™

Originate $20 billion of new MIM-managed green investments from 2020 to 20302

Nearly $10 billion originated since 2020 or 50% of total goal

Power all MIM-managed and -controlled real estate investments with 100% renewable electricity

25% achieved as of year-end 2021

Originate $500 million of new MetLife impact investments, with 25% allocated to climate change priorities

Originated $77 million since 2020 with $32 million, or more than 40%, allocated to climate change priorities

Reduce location-based GHG emissions by 30% from 2019 to 2030

Reduced GHG emissions by 21% between 2020 and 2021

Engage and educate 50,000 stakeholders on environmental stewardship annually3

More than 108,000 engaged or educated

MetLife Foundation committed to granting $10 million to environmental causes

More than $1 million total granted since 2020

Maintain carbon neutrality annually for our global offices, fleet and business travel

Achieved carbon neutrality again in 2021, the sixth consecutive year of maintaining this status4

Achieve green or healthy building certification for 40% of our global office portfolio

43% achieved as of year-end 2021

Plant 5 million trees prioritizing areas vulnerable to natural disasters

Planted more than 200,000 trees since 2020

Mobilize 100 suppliers to set a GHG emissions reduction target by 2025

70 suppliers have set absolute targets reported through CDP in 2021

DEI Commitments

Learn more about our diversity goals

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1 LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR CLIMATE GOALS.

2 FOR A DEFINATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING METLIFE'S GREEN INVESTMENTS, PLEASE SEE HERE.

3 WE DEFINE "ENGAGE AND EDUCATE" TO INCLUDE ATTENDING AN IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL METLIFE EVENT RELATED TO ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP, TAKING A MEASURABLE ACTION AS A RESULT OF METLIFE'S COMMUNICATION OR PARTICIAPTING IN AN ACTIVITY THROUGH A NONPROFIT SPONSORED BY METLIFE. IT DOES NOT INCLUDE THE NUMBER OF COMMUNICATIONS SENT,  VIEW ON OUR WEBSITE OR IMPRESSION ON OUR SOCIAL MEDIA. SOME STAKEHOLDERS MAY HAVE PARTICIPATED IN MORE THAN ONE ACTIVITY AND COULD BE DOUBLE COUNTED.

4 METLIFE'S GOALS FOR GHG EMISSIONS AND CARBON NEUTRALITY APPLY TO ALL OF ITS OWNED AND LEASED OFFICES ACCROSS THE WORLD. IT'S FLEET OF AUTOMOBILES (SCOPE 1 AND 2 EMISSIONS). AND ITS EMPLOYEE BUISNESS TRAVEL (SCOPE 3 EMISSIONS).