Sustainability at Baird
Built on Shared Beliefs
We believe the financial service industry exists to improve lives and futures. And we know our collective long-term success depends not only on the quality, durability and longevity of the outcomes we help clients achieve, but also the quality of life for our associates and in our communities. This understanding creates natural alignment with the principles of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance), driving us to make a positive difference in the lives we touch and the world we share.
Over 200,000 client households receive paperless statements through our Go Green initiative.
We use environmentally sensitive paint, flooring and other products.
90% of materials used in constructing workstations is recyclable.
All appliances are Energy Star rated.
The Baird Way inspires us to be and do our best for our clients, each other and our communities.
Consistent recognition as a top workplace helps attract and retain top talent.
All associates receive two paid days to volunteer in their communities.
Annual Purcell “Kids Win!” grant program supports educational institutions in need.
Counter-cyclical business mix provides stability across market cycles.
Employee-ownership ensures alignment of interests with clients because of our personal stake in their success.
More than 99% of our associates fall within or above the expected compensation range.
Official policy of non-tolerance for anyone who puts themselves ahead of the client or the firm.
Our Principles in Action
Nearly 70 students from over 25 universities joined Baird Global Investment Banking's "Thrive with Baird" event.
Sector advisors work with a diverse array of brands to help offer personalized experiences to their customers.
In the heated debate over the merits of ESG investments and the motives of the firms that offer them, both sides seem to be ignoring the key question: Shouldn't investors decide?
Baird Funds, Inc., is a United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment signatory to publicly demonstrate its commitment to responsible investment and building a more sustainable financial system.
Annual list highlights the US companies that have succeeded in business while demonstrating outstanding respect, care and concern for their employees, their communities and the environment.
Jubril Ayanbunmi shares why Baird Capital sees significant potential in circular economy-embracing B2B businesses.
Baird Global Investment Banking takes a deep dive into why and how ESG is changing M&A
Baird’s commitment to sustainability has been integral to the firm’s longevity and our clients’ success in a constantly changing world since 1919. As such, our alignment with ESG principles remains a priority and a continuing journey that warrants constant review, renewal and appropriate enhancements of our efforts in these areas.