LONDON, 11 December 2013 – The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Initiative, together with the European Sustainable Investment Forum (Eurosif) and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Coalition (CSRC), recently provided a joint letter in response to the European Commission’s proposal on the disclosure of non-financial and diversity information.
“The PRI Initiative supports the Commission’s proposal on the progression of non-financial information disclosure, which aligns with Principle 3 of seeking appropriate disclosure on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues” said Helene Winch, Director of Policy and Research, PRI.
A copy of the letter is available for download here.
About the Principles for Responsible Investment
The Principles for Responsible Investment Initiative (PRI) is a network of international investors working together to put the six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice. The Principles were devised by the investment community. They reflect the view that environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios and therefore must be given appropriate consideration by investors if they are to fulfil their fiduciary (or equivalent) duty. The Principles provide a voluntary framework for all investors to incorporate ESG issues into their decision-making and ownership practices and so better align their objectives with those of society at large.
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