Responsible Investing

You’ve worked hard for the money you invest. At Irish Life, we’re working hard to make the most of it for you.

With our Investment Managers, we’re committed to growing your money and doing it responsibly. That means investing more in companies that manage their environmental, social and governance risks in a better way.

In fact, Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) are currently managing nearly €53 billion* of responsibly managed assets. 

With ILIM, we support companies with good Environmental, Social and Governance
ratings through our ESG Framework.

Some of the ways we do right by your money


ILIM manage over €53* billion in responsible investments for our customers

ILIM use their voting power within companies to promote better ESG practices on issues such as climate change, human rights, natural capital and corporate governance.

ILIM were one of the first Irish companies to sign up to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investing (UNPRI)

What is Responsible Investment?

We believe in a sustainable future for all so we invest your pension savings in a way that does right by you and the planet.

To find out more and to see how we put Responsible Investment into action by applying the ESG framework click here or on the image below.

Carbon Impact Calculator - What difference are you making?

Our Carbon Calculator helps you to discover the real-world impact of your investment. Simply select an investment fund from the drop menu and see how many car commutes or the number of energy-efficient lightbulb hours you’re saving, for the fund as a whole or your own investment amount.

View a quick demo of the calculator below.

Investment information


Environmental, social and governance (ESG) features apply to our core investment options such as the EMPOWER fund range.

All our funds that meet ESG criteria also contain ESG related information in the fund factsheets, find out more here.

You can find information about the investment funds in the Investment Centre of our website or in the online Member Portal.

Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations: Click here for the fund disclosures.

Where can I find out more?

ILIM provide a wide range of information to keep you up to date with Responsible Investment. Please click on the resources below or visit the ILIM website for more information.


For more information visit the ILIM website

*Information correct as at August 2022.

**Irish Pensions Awards 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020

Irish Life Investment Managers Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Irish Life Investment Managers is the main appointed asset manager of Irish Life Assurance.