Corporate Citizenship at Schwab
Our vision is to be the most trusted leader in investment services
To achieve this long-term vision, we know we must meet the high expectations that our employees, clients, stockholders, and the public have of us. We do this not only through the services we provide, but also by seeking to bring our purpose and values to life, conducting our business with integrity, and actively engaging with the many stakeholder groups that help drive our ongoing success. As a responsible organization, we seek to operate in ways that advance individuals and economies, investing in programs across several key areas:
Access to investing
Offering innovative, lost-cost investment products, services, and advice aimed at helping more Americans successfully build wealth.Learn more about access to investing
Helping people of all ages and backgrounds to understand the fundamentals of how to successfully manage their financial lives.Learn more about financial education
Corporate giving and volunteer service
Providing a variety of programs to help employees give to their communities and contribute to causes that are important to them.Learn more about corporate giving and volunteer service
Investing in our people
Striving to inspire and empower our employees to own their futures.Learn more about investing in our people
Investing in our communities
Investing in the communities in which we work and live.Learn more about investing in our communities
Pursuing operational practices that are good for the environment, clients, employees, and our business.Learn more about our Environmental stewardship
Protecting our clients', employees', and stockholders' assets.Learn more about security
Public policy and governance
Advocating for investors and those who serve them, and adhering to the highest standards of ethical conduct.Learn more about public policy and governance
Schwab's Corporate Citizenship
Download a comprehensive PDF version of Schwab work across our eight areas of investment.Learn more about Schwab's corporate citizenship
Investing has the power to transform people's lives
By doing what we do, we help people build wealth. Wealth creation helps individuals and families achieve their potential. It turns aspiration into reality. It lets people control their future and improve prospects for future generations.
Investing also has positive impacts beyond individuals. When people invest, it helps businesses grow and economies expand. This helps provide for more jobs and better incomes. Those enhance the ability for communities to invest in services and infrastructure, which boosts the well-being of citizens. Investing is part of how communities and economies thrive, and society benefits as a result.
Building wealth is not just for the wealthy. By doing what we do the way we do it—making investing more widely accessible, breaking down barriers like high costs and complexity, improving efficiency—we believe we create the opportunity for more people to access the tools to build wealth and achieve better outcomes in the future.
Our responsibility as a corporate citizen goes beyond the value we provide by serving clients, so we conduct our business in ways that make a positive impact on our employees and the communities where we live and work.