Sustainable Investing

The OMERS Story

Vision and Mission

Our vision is to be a leader in sustainable investing, to better protect and generate superior value for our members over the long term.

Climate Change

We play a role in supporting accelerators of change and are partnering with our portfolio, as well as finding new opportunities, to grow sustainably.

Sustainable Investing Policy

As OMERS searches the globe for investments that generate long-term, stable returns, we actively assess each opportunity.


OMERS believes that well-run organizations with sound Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices will perform better.

By the numbers

We integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into our investing decisions and ongoing asset management.


Invested in clean energy


Oxford ranks in the top 3% globally on sustainability, GRESB


Goal to achieve a minimum of 30% women on the boards and at the executive management level of S&P/TSX composite index companies

Investing for the future: OMERS portfolio

Here are examples of how OMERS portfolio is leading on ESG.

Our portfolio in the news


OMERS collaborates with diverse partners to create a more powerful voice and influence on sustainable investing practices. We regularly work with other organizations to advocate for better performance, management and disclosure across ESG factors.   Here are a few examples of the organizations we’re involved with:

Frequently Asked Questions