Committees

A number of committees to facilitate the workings of the Board were established within the new governance structure in April 2015.

Each committee will report annually on its activities in the Signatory General Meeting (SGM) papers and present a summary at the SGM itself. If you have any questions on the roles of the committees or would like to raise an issue with a committee chair email: governance@unpri.org.

 

ETHICS

Members: Niels Erik Petersen (Chair), Geeta Aiyer, Marcel Barros

The committee is responsible for overseeing the values, ethics and good reputation of the PRI, including matters related to the PRI Association Board Code of Ethics.

Terms of Reference

 

FINANCE, AUDIT AND RISK

Members: Colin Melvin (Chair), Mark Chaloner, Priya Mathur

The committee assures the Board of: the veracity of the financial statements, the efficacy of risk management and the strength and appropriateness of control processes across the PRI. The committee’s responsibility and authority covers the entire PRI Association and any joint ventures that may be entered into.

Terms of Reference

 

HUMAN RESOURCES AND REMUNERATION

Members: Renosi Mokate (Chair), Daniel Simard, Eric Wetlaufer

The committee ensures that the human resources and remuneration arrangements support the strategic aims of the PRI Association and enable the recruitment, development and retention of staff. They must comply with regulatory and governance requirements, satisfy the expectations of members and meet target employees’ expectations.

Terms of Reference

 

SIGNATORY AND STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Members: David Atkin (Chair), Renosi Mokate, Gavin Power, Daniel Simard, Peter Webster, Eric Usher

The committee guides the Board and Executive on: signatory status and categorisation, active participation of signatories in PRI activities and work streams, effective communication with signatories, outreach to prospective signatories and effective partnerships with key stakeholders.

Terms of Reference

 

SKILLS, DIVERSITY AND ELECTIONS

Members: Martin Skancke (Chair), Geeta Aiyer, Priya Mathur, Peter Webster

The committee guides the Board on the measures to promote the diversity and appropriate skills and expertise for it to carry out its duties effectively. It facilitates the process for the Board to evaluate the Board Chair’s performance and supports the Board in overseeing the election process.

Terms of Reference