As a global firm with a 174-year history, we view sustainability as a core component of our mission to deliver trusted financial advice and investment solutions
Lazard's 2021 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR) demonstrates our environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach, initiatives and perspectives on key topics prioritized by our stakeholders - including employees, clients, shareholders, business partners and communities.
A focus on ESG matters underpins our business and is imperative to fulfilling our mission of serving clients responsibly and creating long-term value.
Lazard's fourth annual CSR illustrates our continued commitment to developing and inspiring our employees and showcases our global environmental and philanthropic initiatives. Through our focus on ESG and sustainability across the firm, we strive to have a positive impact on the economy, society and the environment.
Among the highlights in our 2021 CSR Report:
- We feature the work of the Lazard Foundation and our global philanthropic initiatives
- We detail our employee well-being and workplace initiatives, including our progress toward fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion
- We describe our sustainable investing philosophy and our ESG advisory work, including the Lazard Climate Center and its efforts to help clients navigate the challenges presented by climate change
- We demonstrate the commitment of Lazard employees to local sustainability initiatives in our office locations around the world in order to reduce Lazard's environmental footprint
At Lazard, we take a proactive approach to identifying ESG risks and opportunities and hold ourselves accountable to our goals. Our CSR, supplemental frameworks and increased ESG disclosures are indicative of the progress we have made, and we look forward to engaging with all our stakeholders to advance our sustainability agenda.
Click here to read Lazard’s 2021 CSR Report.