ESG at CME Group

At CME Group, we believe in advancing policies that strengthen the integrity of our global company. We accomplish this from workforce empowerment, to corporate stewardship, to community commitment and sustainable solutions.

Workforce Empowerment

We invest in our team members through training, continuous development, and fostering a culture of inclusion and innovation.


As a global business operating in a complex environment, we work to develop both innovative and sustainable business solutions.

Community Commitment

We are deeply connected to, engaged with, and invested in our communities through the CME Group Foundation and corporate giving.

Corporate Stewardship

Everything we do is based in strong governance practices and our culture of compliance, ethics, and accountability.


At CME Group, we strive for excellence in all we do, and our efforts to improve never end. The same goes for our progress towards our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals. We have developed a cohesive and actionable strategic framework that includes evolving and advancing our policies, goals, and reporting.

As a global corporate citizen, we have responsibilities to our stakeholders. We aspire to transform the industry while always adhering to our values. Ultimately, it’s about earning and strengthening our stakeholders’ trust and making a positive difference.

We hope you will read our ESG Report to learn more about the results we have achieved and our focus for the future. Within the report you will also find disclosures in accordance with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and EE0-1.

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Explore Sustainable Solutions at CME Group

Our contracts are designed to help global clients manage price risk in today’s marketplaces as they develop new technologies and other initiatives to move their industries towards alternative sources of cleaner energy, sustainable agriculture, and more.

CME Group Foundation Scholar Program

CME Group Foundation awards 2022 higher education scholarships to rising Black and Latinx students majoring in finance, technology, and related fields at 11 partner colleges and universities in Illinois.

To commemorate #EarthDay, members of our Sustaining and Enhancing our Environmental Direction (SEED) Employee Resource Group joined students from our adopted school, Washington Irving Elementary, for an afternoon of planting in the school’s garden. We are proud to help inspire future generations to #investinourplanet.

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