Sustainability Investing at Dimensional
Our sustainability solutions target specific environmental goals within a robust investment framework designed for higher expected returns. Informed by leading environmental scientists, our approach focuses on issues associated with climate change and aims to significantly reduce portfolio exposure to greenhouse gas emissions, which are the primary contributors to climate change.
We apply more than a decade of experience in sustainability research and data integration to pursue sustainability objectives through systematic investment solutions. Our differentiated approach effectively targets measurable sustainability goals while maintaining broad diversification and pursuing higher expected returns.
ReportsPresent key sustainability metrics for the Dimensional Sustainability Funds, highlighting the effectiveness of our approach in reducing exposure to greenhouse gas emissions and potential emissions from reserves.
US Sustainability Core Portfolio
US Sustainability Targeted Value Portfolio
International Sustainability Core Portfolio
Emerging Markets Sustainability Core 1 Portfolio
Global Sustainability Fixed Income Portfolio
INVESTMENT STEWARDSHIPThe Annual Stewardship Report describes Dimensional's investment stewardship efforts over the prior proxy year (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), including details on how Dimensional approaches environmental proposals.
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InvestingDimensional is committed to being effective and responsible stewards to our clients’ assets. This commitment is reflected in our Responsible Investment statement and commitment to responsible investing initiatives.
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Diversification does not eliminate the risk of market loss. There is no guarantee strategies will be successful. Risks include loss of principal and fluctuating value. Environmental and social screens may limit investment opportunities for the fund. These risks are described in the Principal Risks section of the prospectus.
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