Our memberships, awards and accreditations

Our aims, awards and the people we work together with.

We continue to make progress in being a responsible corporate citizen, aiming to support communities and responding to communities in need. We partner with a variety of organisations to share best practice and help develop solutions to social and environmental challenges.

We believe everyone at Aviva should be able to be themselves. Please visit our dedicated Diversity, Equity and Inclusion page which details our current aims and partnerships in this space.


The Power of Communication

The Public Affairs Code applies the principles that public affairs practitioners should be open and transparent in their dealings with parliamentarians or representatives of institutions of government; and that there should be no financial relationship between them.

Principles for Sustainable Insurance

The Principles for Sustainable Insurance provide a global roadmap to develop and expand the innovative risk management and insurance solutions.

Principles for Responsible Investment

Principles for Responsible Investment is a United Nations-supported international network of investors working together to implement its six aspirational principles. Aviva Investors and Aviva Staff Pension Trustee are signatories.


RE100 is a global initiative bringing together the world’s most influential businesses driving the transition to 100% renewable electricity.

Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

Powering Past Coal Alliance

The Powering Past Coal Alliance is a group of 122 countries, cities, regions and organisations aiming to accelerate the fossil-fuel phase out of coal-fired power stations, except the very few which have carbon capture and storage.

Prompt Payment Code

The Prompt Payment Code sets the gold standard in payment terms and plays an important role in bringing about a culture change in payment practices.

The UN Global Compact

The United Nations Global Compact is a non-binding United Nations pact to encourage businesses and firms worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation.

Finance for Biodiversity Pledge

We are one of 55 financial institutions from 15 countries that has signed the Finance for Biodiversity Pledge, calling on world leaders to reverse nature loss and commit to making a positive contribution to biodiversity.

Plain Numbers

Plain Numbers enables regulated firms to better support their customers who struggle with numbers. Helping firms communicate numbers more clearly means customers can make an informed choice.


All In Champions

The ‘All In’ campaign is an industry-wide initiative to ensure that everyone with a role in UK advertising feels they belong. The Advertising Association has awarded us Champion status for how we’ve adopted each of the All In actions.


PWC’s Building Public Trust Awards 2021 and 2022

Winner of Climate Change reporting in the FTSE 350

Global Good Awards 2021 and 2022

Gold winners 2021 and Silver winners 2022 for Climate Action, race to net zero.

Third Sector Business Charity Awards 2022

Challenge Event of the Year winner. Team Aviva and friends fundraising for Pancreatic Cancer UK in memory of Rutty and Paula.

The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality Awards

Named in the Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality seven years running. Compiled by gender equality experts at Business in the Community.

The FS Awards

The FS Awards celebrate excellence in financial services and recognise the brightest minds. Aviva was awarded the Sustainable Finance Award in 2022.

Irish Pension Awards 2022

Winners of the Innvoation Award for our Multi-Asset ESG Fund Range.

Business and Finance ESG Awards 2022

Winners of the Net Zero Award for our Net Zero 2040 program.

Community partners

Aviva and WWF

In 2021, Aviva and WWF announced a new three-year partnership which will see them taking climate action to create a better tomorrow.

Living Wage Employer

Accredited Living Wage employers have been certified by the Living Wage Foundation.

Living Wage Friendly Funder

Ranging from local authorities to charitable trusts and foundations, corporate, science and capital funders, our Living Wage Funders are committing to tackle low pay by encouraging the organisations they support to pay the real Living Wage.

British Red Cross partnership

Working together to help build stronger, safer communities – equipping people to prepare and be ready for whatever lies ahead.


ClimateCare is a profit for purpose environmental and social impact company known for its role providing carbon offset services, with a particular focus on using carbon and other results based finance to support its 'Climate+Care Projects'.

Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA)

SEA is a UK based charity dedicated to spreading awareness of economic abuse and transforming responses. Together, we aim to highlight the importance of this issue to the financial services industry.


IFRS Sustainability Alliance

The IFRS Sustainability Alliance combines the SASB Alliance and Integrated Reporting Business Network into a more expansive membership than ever before. It is a diverse global network of members who explore and develop best practices related to sustainability standards and integrated reporting.

Institute of Business Ethics

The Institute of Business Ethics was established in 1986 to promote high standards of business behaviour based on ethical values. They raise awareness of business ethics through the dissemination of knowledge and good practice.


Representing a growing global network of leading insurance industry organisations, ClimateWise helps to align its members’ expertise to directly support society as it responds to the risks and opportunities of climate change.

Slave-Free Alliance

Slave-Free Alliance is a social enterprise and membership initiative launched by anti-slavery charity Hope for Justice.

The Global Investors for Sustainable Development

 The focus of the Alliance is to deliver concrete solutions to scale-up long-term finance and investment in sustainable development.

The Employer’s Initiative on Domestic Abuse (EIDA)

EIDA is a UK based charity with the mission to enable employers to take action on domestic abuse – raising awareness among all employees, supporting those facing domestic abuse, and providing access to services to help perpetrators to stop.

ESG Ratings and Indices

Carbon Disclosure Project

CDP runs the global environmental disclosure system. Each year, CDP takes the information supplied in its annual reporting process and scores companies and cities based on their journey through disclosure and towards environmental leadership. As of year-end 2022, Aviva received an A- rating.


MSCI provides ESG Ratings on companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers. As of August 2023, Aviva received an MSCI ESG Rating of AAA.


Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings measure a company’s exposure to industry specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks. They provide a quantitative measure of unmanaged ESG risk and distinguish between five levels: negligible, low, medium, high and severe. As of August 2023, Aviva received an ESG Risk Rating of 14.2 and was assessed to be at low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors.

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The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. As of October 2022, FTSE Russell confirms that Aviva has been independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria and has satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series. 

S&P Global

S&P Global ESG Scores provide a depth and breadth of ESG insight, built upon multiple layers of ESG data, and underpinned by a rich bedrock of underlying data intelligence captured by the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). As of December 2023, Aviva scores within the 96th percentile for the insurance industry achieving inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices.


The ISS ESG Corporate Rating provides relevant and forward-looking environmental, social, and governance data. It integrates a detailed assessment of the sustainability impact of operations based on risk exposure and an assessment of management approaches regarding material sustainability risks along the entire value chain. As of May 2022, Aviva received a C+ rating achieving Prime status and scoring within the top decile.



The Good Shopping Guide

The Good Shopping Guide by the Ethical Company aims to help people make informed decisions about which brands are best for the planet, animals and people world-wide.

The Good Business Charter

The Good Business Charter gives accreditation to businesses that promote and implement ethical practices across 10 key focus areas.

RoSPA Gold Medal

RoSPA Gold Award winners have achieved a very high level of performance, demonstrating well developed occupational health and safety management systems and culture, outstanding control of risk and very low levels of error, harm and loss.

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