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.
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
Baird associates team up during Baird Gives Back Week, an associate-organized series of volunteering events in communities across the globe. Held annually since 2009, the event now unites over 1,800 Baird associates, relatives and friends on three continents.
Jubril Ayanbunmi shares why Baird Capital sees significant potential in circular economy-embracing B2B businesses.
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.
Baird Global Investment Banking takes a deep dive into why and how ESG is changing M&A
While investing is instrumental to achieving the future you want, you don’t have to sacrifice your principles along the way.
This conference provided companies, across a variety of sectors, an opportunity to showcase ESG initiatives and sustainability trends including dynamic discussion regarding how social, environmental and governance considerations are affecting their corporate strategies.
The pandemic environment has elevated consumer appetites for sustainable products and services. In this report, Baird’s experts outline key investment themes in the sustainability space.
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.