Sustainability at Pearson

We're helping to spread the benefits of quality education far and wide — to help more people in more places make progress in their lives through learning.

We’re growing our business by addressing social and environmental needs and impacts, and we’re partnering with other organizations who can help us shape the future of learning.

Teacher and students looking at computer Photo Credit: Martine Doucet

Our Annual Sustainability Report

Our 2016 Sustainability Report shows the progress we have made to create value for our business, our stakeholders, and our world.

Sustainability Stories

See how our 2020 Sustainability Plan is having an impact on learners, teachers, employees, and our world.

Associate Professor Catherine Medran

Associate Professor Catherine Medrano uses Revel to help students overcome obstacles and achieve better test scores.

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Save the Children – Farah Hashem

A young refugee girl tells about how she benefits from Pearson’s Every Child Learning partnership with Save the Children.*

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Pearson employees are innovating to develop new products and services that help meet the needs of undeserved groups through Tomorrow's Market's Incubator.

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*Photo credit: Save the Children – Farah Hashem

Our 2020 Sustainability Plan

Launched in 2016, our 2020 Sustainability Plan is a five-year vision to integrate environmental and social issues into every aspect of our company to drive long-term growth for our business and help implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Sustainability Highlights

By 2020, 100% of our products and services will be accessible to people with disabilities.

We had a 13.7% reduction in carbon footprint year-on-year.

Photo Credit: Save the Children

Pledged to extend our Every Child Learning partnership with Save the Children focused on developing innovative solutions for delivering education in emergencies and conflict-affected settings.*

*Photo credit: Save the Children