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Our responsible investment approach is constantly evolving. While we are proud of the progress we have made, we believe that our work is far from over. This work has expanded to encompass the growth of our impact investing business and the deepening of our commitment to employees and communities. We are invested in sharing our journey with you, so that you know where we are today and where we are going tomorrow.

A Message From Our Co-CEOs

At KKR, investing is what we do. For more than 40 years, on behalf of and alongside our clients, we have invested in companies and in their futures. Over the years, we have grown, and so has our understanding of what it means to be a leading investor. By including the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations, we are focused on adding value to the investments we make for the investors we serve. Today, we are invested in demonstrating that companies can achieve meaningful impact as well as meaningful financial returns. We are invested in developing a diverse and talented workforce in our offices around the world. We are invested in being a purposeful and strategic partner in the communities where we live and work. And while we do not know what tomorrow will bring, we do know that we will be there, ready to invest in the people and products that will help us thrive in the future.

HENRY R. KRAVIS and GEORGE R. ROBERTS
Co-Founders, Co-Chairmen, and Co-CEOs

An Excerpt of a Letter From Our Co-Presidents

Ten years of protecting and growing value in our investments by proactively considering ESG and other stakeholder issues has taught us so much. And yet, it’s only the beginning. The rate of change is accelerating, while the complexities of our world are intensifying. We know that with a focus on responsibility, an understanding of sustainability, and an unwavering commitment to our people, our investors, and our communities, there will be opportunities unlike any we have ever seen.

Read the Co-Presidents’ full letter.

JOSEPH Y. BAE and SCOTT C. NUTTALL
Co-Presidents and Co-Chief Operating Officers





Read the full 2018 ESG, Impact, and Citizenship Report for more information.