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Prudential plc (LON:PRU) publishes Corporate Responsibility Report 2007/2008

Published 06-05-08

Issued by Prudential Financial, Inc.


The report demonstrates how Prudential is managing and responding to key social and environmental challenges facing society and particularly, the international financial services community

Report Highlights

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Prudential plc has today published 'Acting Responsibly', its corporate responsibility report for 2007/8.

'Acting Responsibly' is Prudential's sixth annual corporate responsibility report and covers its four directly managed businesses. The report demonstrates how Prudential is managing and responding to some of the key social and environmental challenges currently facing society and particularly, the international financial services community.

During the past year, there have been some exciting developments in Prudential's work:

Prudential continues to invest in the communities where it operates. In 2007, that support amounted to £4.9million;
In the UK Prudential's financial capability programme is being delivered in partnership with Citizens Advice, the Personal Finance Education Group, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust and National Institute of Adult Continuing Education;
In Asia, Prudential's financial literacy programme 'Investing in your Future' has seen over 14,400 women graduate from the programme;
In the US, Jackson and Prudential are supporting Junior Achievement and the National Endowment for Financial Education's 'High School Financial Planning Programme';
The international volunteering programme, The Chairman's Award,  saw over 2000 employees, volunteer 7,400 hours, with over 50 projects around the world;
Prudential became one of 38 companies from the financial services sector to endorse the ClimateWise principles. The principles have been developed by leading global insurers, reinsurers, brokers and asset managers to promote positive action on climate change;
PRUPIM (Prudential Property Investment Management) published ‘Sustainable Development - a framework for decision making’, to actively encourage and promote sustainable practices.

For further information, comments or questions about Prudential’s corporate responsibility activity, or to request a hard copy of the report, please e-mail:

Prudential plc is an international retail financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Prudential Financial, Inc.

Prudential Financial, Inc.

Prudential Financial companies, with approximately $568 billion in total assets under management as of June 30, 2006, serve individual and institutional customers worldwide and include The Prudential Insurance Company of America, one of the largest life insurance companies in the United States. These companies offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, mutual funds, annuities, pension and retirement-related services and administration, asset management, banking and trust services, real estate brokerage franchises, relocation services and, through a joint venture, retail securities brokerage services.

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