Principles and Values Statement of Aegon
" AEGON endeavors to provide products and services that are transparent and easy to understand, helping customers secure their long-term financial futures. AEGON acts as a responsible employer, providing the conditions, incentives and formal training its employees require for personal success. AEGON takes measures to help reduce the impact of its business operations on the environment, seeking to limit energy use and curb unnecessary waste. AEGON recognizes its position as a leading institutional investor and strives to ensure that its investment decisions take into account not only the need for profit but also the interests of all legitimate stakeholders and the wider communities in which the company operates. AEGON endeavors always to provide clear, accurate, timely and transparent information so that investors, customers and other stakeholders can make the right financial decisions for themselves and their families. "