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HDFC Life turns into Signatory to United Nations

  • Testomony to our dedication in direction of environmental, social and governance elements (ESG) and investing responsibly

  • Joined the community of 4,000+ organisations worldwide, which have publicly demonstrated dedication to accountable funding


HDFC Life lately signed up for the UN-supported Ideas for Accountable Funding (PRI), epitomising its goal of sustainable development and long run worth creation.


Vibha Padalkar, MD & CEO – HDFC Life


HDFC Life is dedicated to following the ideas of Accountable Funding (RI). The Firm believes that as an energetic asset supervisor for policyholders, who’ve entrusted their financial savings with HDFC Life, it’s the Firm’s fiduciary accountability to generate optimum threat adjusted returns over the long run. This goal may be served by following the RI method which incorporates core stewardship ideas and consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) elements along with monetary parameters and outlook, whereas making funding selections. This framework enhances HDFC Life’s philosophy of attaining sustainable development. The Firm presently has Belongings Beneath Administration of over Rs. 2 lakh crores.


Commenting on the event, Vibha Padalkar, MD & CEO – HDFC Life, stated, “We’re happy to announce our affiliation with the PRI. We endeavour to develop holistically and sustainably by persevering with to spend money on the 5 pillars of our ESG technique, particularly – moral conduct, accountable investing, range, fairness & inclusion, holistic dwelling and sustainable operations.


As a steward for accountable funding, now we have been actively making use of the ESG method in our funding selections. Our alliance with the PRI will additional allow us to streamline our accountable funding framework in addition to undertake and share the trade and world finest practices. Moreover, to advertise consciousness about ESG amongst policyholders, we lately launched an ESG targeted ‘Sustainable Fairness Fund’ and the identical is out there in our Unit Linked Insurance coverage Plan (ULIP) choices.


Additional, our sound governance practices have been extensively recognised – now we have received the ‘Greatest Ruled Firm within the listed section: Massive class’ award on the 21st Institute of Firm Secretaries (ICSI) Nationwide Awards for Excellence in Company Governance.


We imagine that sustainability is a shared purpose. Collaborative efforts by organisations the world over in direction of implementation of fine governance practices, funding in accountable companies, considered utilisation of sources and inculcating a tradition of giving again to the society, will assist in creating a sturdy enterprise ecosystem and long-term worth for all stakeholders. PRI’s mission of bringing all such organisations on a standard platform is an initiative within the route of constructing a sustainable future. We goal to contribute in direction of this initiative and show our dedication to construct a greener and affluent society.”


David Atkin, CEO on the Ideas for Accountable Funding, commented, “We’re happy to welcome HDFC Life as a signatory to the PRI and welcome the organisation’s acknowledgement of the position accountable funding practices have in securing long-term threat adjusted returns for purchasers. We stay up for working with and alongside the organisation because it continues to increase the scope of its accountable funding practices.”


About Ideas for Accountable Investing

Created in 2005, by the then United Nations Secretary-Basic and a gaggle of a number of the world’s largest institutional buyers, PRI or Ideas for Accountable Funding is the world’s main proponent of accountable funding. It really works to grasp the funding implications of environmental, social and governance (ESG) elements and to help its worldwide community of investor signatories in incorporating these elements into their funding and possession selections. At the moment, they’ve greater than 4,000 signatories from over 60 nations representing over USD 120 trillion of property.


About HDFC Life

HDFC Life Insurance coverage Firm Restricted (‘HDFC Life‘ / ‘Firm’) is a three way partnership between HDFC Ltd., India’s main housing finance establishment and abrdn (Mauritius Holdings) 2006 Restricted, a worldwide funding firm.


Established in 2000, HDFC Life is a number one, listed, long-term life insurance coverage options supplier in India, providing a variety of particular person and group insurance coverage options that meet numerous buyer wants similar to Safety, Pension, Financial savings, Funding, Annuity and Well being. As on March 31, 2022, the Firm had 39 particular person and 13 group merchandise in its portfolio, together with 7 non-compulsory rider advantages, catering to a various vary of buyer wants.


HDFC Life continues to profit from its elevated presence throughout the nation having a large attain with 372 branches and extra distribution touch-points by means of a number of new tie-ups and partnerships. HDFC Life has practically 300, comprising conventional companions similar to NBFCs, MFIs and SFBs, and together with new-ecosystem companions.


The Firm has a powerful base of over 1.15 lakh monetary consultants (brokers).


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