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Our Impact


Creating solutions that protect the environment and grow the economy.

Business has an important role to play in advancing the transition to a low-carbon economy. JPMorgan Chase is committed to helping our clients navigate the challenges and capitalize on the long-term economic opportunities and environmental benefits of progressing toward a low-carbon world. We are applying our capital, data, expertise and other resources to help address climate change and promote long-term, innovative solutions for a more sustainable future. 

We strive to promote sustainable development through several avenues, including: 

Sustainable Solutions and Financing

Supporting our clients and financing opportunities that accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy and a more sustainable future.

Operational Sustainability

Minimizing the environmental impact of our operations, including from our corporate buildings, retail bank branches and data centers.

Stakeholder and Policy Engagement

Engaging with stakeholders to identify and advance best practices and new opportunities.


Additionally, we leverage the skills and passion of our employees to advance sustainability in our communities. Within our business, we also actively consider environmental and social matters as part of our overall approach to risk management. Across our sustainability initiatives, we’re committed to providing transparent and regular updates through our public reporting and disclosures.

Separate from our firmwide sustainability efforts, J.P. Morgan Asset Management has developed its own approaches and investment processes.  To learn more, please click here.

Our Commitments

Supporting the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Supporting the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

As part of our Paris-Aligned financing commitment, we set 2030 carbon intensity targets for key sectors of our financing portfolio and are tracking progress using our Carbon CompassSM Methodology. We are also a member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance to help set the world on a path to net-zero by 2050.

Sustainable Development Target

Sustainable Development Target

We aim to facilitate more than $2.5 trillion to address climate change and contribute to sustainable development, including $1 trillion for green initiatives over 10 years – from 2021 through the end of 2030.

Operational Commitments

Operational Commitments

We’ve set a number of targets to drive progress on operational sustainability, including our commitment to be carbon neutral across our operations.

Reports and Disclosures

JPMorgan Chase is committed to reporting regular updates on its sustainability initiatives. Read our latest reports and disclosures to learn more about our approach, commitments and performance on sustainability matters.

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2022 Environmental Social & Governance Report and Appendices

Published April 2023

The annual ESG Report is designed to consolidate and summarize our work on ESG topics that are important to our business and stakeholders.

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2022 JPMorgan Chase Climate Report

Published December 2022

The 2022 JPMorgan Chase Climate Report provides information on how the Firm is addressing climate-related risks and opportunities, including within our corporate governance, business strategies, risk management, and progress towards our targets.

Additional Resources

Carbon Market Principles
Learn about our approach to strengthening voluntary carbon markets to scale decarbonization solutions in our Carbon Market Principles white paper.

2021 Green Bond Report
Learn about our inaugural green bond issuance, its use of proceeds and impact metrics, and our Sustainable Bond Framework in our 2021 Green Bond Annual Report.

2022 J.P. Morgan Development Finance Institution Annual Report
Read about the J.P. Morgan Development Finance Institution’s (JPM DFI) 2022 activities and how they align with the broader landscape of the firm’s work on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

Carbon CompassSM methodology
Learn more about our work to align key sectors of our financing portfolio with what we consider to be the primary goals of the Paris Agreement. 

Sustainable Development Target Approach
Learn more about our criteria for determining eligible business activity for our sustainable development target and how we account for the value of transactions.

Archived Reports
Find our archived ESG Reports, ESG Report Indices and Corporate Responsibility Reports.

Other ESG Resources
Find other resources such as our Equator Principles Reports, Sustainable Bond Framework and Human Rights Statement.


We have a long history of advancing environmentally sustainable solutions that help transition to a low-carbon, more sustainable future. Some notable milestones include:




  • Announces agreements to purchase over $200 million in high-quality, durable carbon dioxide removal (CDR), intended to remove and store more than 800,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (mtCO₂e) from the atmosphere, to help speed and scale the growth and development of CDR technologies. Learn more.
  • Publishes a white paper summarizing its perspective on the role that the voluntary carbon market plays, current market challenges, and how JPMorgan Chase is working to support and leverage a more effective carbon market. It also presents a set of core principles that the Firm references when evaluating carbon credits to support the Firm’s sustainability commitments and engaging with clients on carbon credit-related transactions. Learn more.



  • Launches Carbon Assessment Framework for capital markets transactions with in-scope clients. Learn more.
  • Publishes 2030 portfolio-level emissions intensity reduction targets for three new sectors — Iron & Steel, Cement and Aviation. Learn more.




  • Releases targets and Carbon Compass methodology for the firm’s Paris-aligned financing commitment.
  • Sets new targets to drive progress on operational sustainability, including a commitment to reduce the firm’s Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030.
  • Announces new sustainable development target to facilitate more than $2.5 trillion over the next 10 years to advance climate action and sustainable development, including $1 trillion for green initiatives.
  • Publishes inaugural Green Bond Report summarizing the impact of our $1 billion green bond issuance in 2020.
  • Joins the Net-Zero Banking Alliance to support the global ambition for reaching net-zero emissions by 2050.



  • Adopts a Paris-aligned financing commitment and commits to achieving operational carbon neutrality starting in 2020.
  • Issues $1 billion inaugural green bond with proceeds to fund eligible green building and renewable energy projects.
  • Announces new sustainability commitments, including $200 billion in financing in 2020 to drive action on climate change and advance the objectives of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 


Stakeholder & Policy Engagement

These relationships enable us to deepen our expertise, drive improved sustainability performance and create new sustainability opportunities for clients.