We believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business practice and creates long-term value for our investors. Find more details in our Corporate Citizenship Reports.

Corporate Citizenship Report 2017

Building Capacity

A best-in-class ESG program reflects our values and is important to our investors.



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  • Responsible Investing

    Considering the environmental, social and governance (ESG) implications of our investments enables us to be good stewards of the capital committed to us by our investors as well as being good corporate citizens. Please see our Guidelines for Responsible Investment here.

  • Governance

    Carlyle has a clear and effective framework that enables us to uphold the highest ethical and business standards across the firm. Maintaining Carlyle’s good name and the good names of our investors is paramount.

  • One Community

    Diverse teams and experiences bring tremendous value to our firm and the alternative asset industry. We work to cultivate an environment rich in different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. We also encourage our employees to get involved where they live, work and invest through our volunteer and wealth sharing programs.

  • Environmental Stewardship

    Environmental considerations play a significant – and growing – role in our investment practices and the operations of our portfolio companies. As part of our investment process, we evaluate environmental risks and seek opportunities for value creation through sustainability.

  • Social Responsibility

    Our investments have a meaningful impact on hundreds of thousands of employees and on the communities in which we invest. As part of our investment process, we evaluate workforce issues, including labor issues, health and safety, and employee benefits.

Carlyle is committed to responsible investing, sustainability and transparency. We published our first Corporate Citizenship Report in 2010, the first by a major alternative asset management firm.


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2017 Sustainability Workshop

In early December, 17 of our portfolio companies attended our 2017 Sustainability Workshop where they shared value creation strategies from their industries with each other and new co-CEOs Glenn Youngkin and Kewsong Lee.

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Industry Initiative
Support for Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

Joining Forces works to ensure service members, veterans and their families have the tools they need to succeed.