OneAmerica(R) has added 12 Environmental, Social, and
"For some, the value of an investment is no longer just about returns, but about returns that are achieved in concert with making a positive impact on society and the world at large," said
Between 2016 and 2018, sustainable, responsible, and impact investing grew at a more than 38 percent rate, rising from
Investment professionals use standard criteria to evaluate potential investments to determine if they qualify as an ESG investment option. These criteria include:
* Environmental criteria consider how a company performs as a steward of nature
* Social criteria examine how a company manages relationships with employees, suppliers, customers, and the communities where it operates
* Governance deals with a company's leadership, executive pay, audits, internal controls and shareholder rights
"We provide a full range of investment options, and ESG investing is appealing to a segment of the retirement plan participant community who want to invest in things they believe in to make a positive impact on society and the world at large beyond just returns," said
ESG funds were added during the second and third quarters. Adding these investment options to the group annuity platform means they are now fully available to OneAmerica clients.
A retirement plan sponsor can talk to their retirement plan advisor if they have any questions.
OneAmerica is the marketing name for the companies of OneAmerica.
Products issued and underwritten by
Variable products are sold by prospectus. Both the product prospectus and underlying fund prospectuses can be obtained from your investment professional or by writing to
Investing involves risk including potential loss of principal. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Funds that invest in a concentrated sector or focus on a relatively small number of securities may be subject to greater volatility than a more diversified investment.
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A national provider in the insurance and financial services marketplace for more than 140 years, the companies of OneAmerica help customers build and protect their financial futures. OneAmerica offers a variety of products and services to serve the financial needs of their policyholders and customers. These products include retirement plan products and recordkeeping services, individual life insurance, annuities, asset-based long-term care solutions and employee benefit plan products. Products are issued and underwritten by the companies of OneAmerica and distributed through a nationwide network of employees, agents, brokers and other sources who are committed to providing value to our customers. To learn more about our products, services and the companies of OneAmerica, visit oneamerica.com/about-us/companies-of-oneamerica.