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Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust Sign the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has signed on to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), making it the first major U.S. brokerage to do so and putting it in league with leading institutional investors like the $300 billion California Public Employees’...
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PRI addresses multinational tax avoidance
The G20 meeting began on Friday, 14 November. One of the top items on their agenda was multinational tax avoidance. Now that the OECD has passed new measures to close tax loopholes, the expectation is that the G20 will now work to ensure these measures...
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PRI private equity signatories invited to take part in LBS Coller Institute study
Professor Francesca Cornelli and Ioannis Ioannou of...
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PRI appoints Head of Online Learning
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has announced the appointment of Terry Thornton as its Head of Online Learning for the PRI Academy.  Based in Washington, D.C., Mr Thornton will be responsible for providing day-to-day management of online...
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Lofty ambitions require sharp teeth for PRI
Continuing on from a recent article by US publication Pensions and Investments, a follow-up story was published providing detail on the PRI's strategy from 2015-18. In order to continue the fight toward a sustainable future, the United Nations-supported...
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AFIC release Annual ESG Report
AFIC, the French national private equity association and Network Supporter to the PRI,...
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PRI executive harnessing the power of $45 trillion
Profile piece on the PRI, focussing on how the organisation is encouraging signatories to use the power of their AUM to effect change in the financial services sector by bringing responsible investment into the mainstream and making ESG a day-to-day part...
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Signatory consultation on 2015-18 strategy closes 21 November
Eight years after its launch, the PRI has firmly established itself as the leading global platform for responsible investment activity and we have solid foundations upon which to build. Taking responsible investment to the next level is our objective...
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PRI Advisory Council election update
Voting for the 2014 PRI Advisory Council elections will close on 19 November and if you have not already done so, I encourage you to logon to the voting platform today to cast your vote. Voting instructions and candidate packs were sent to you, as the...
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PRI signatories invited to comment on investors' role in sustainable development
What is the role of investors in the Sustainable Development Goals? The UN is currently negotiating a new set of goals to drive sustainable development beyond 2015 – the Sustainable...
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PRI gains traction in Chile
On 16 and 17 October, think tank GovernArt and Diario Financeiro (DF) newspaper conducted a Responsible Investment Program in Chile. As part of the academic staff teaching the courses are two experts from the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI),...
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PRI releases 2013-14 Report on Progress
Mitigating risk is still a key motivator for incorporating responsible investment, but other drivers, including a broader interpretation of fiduciary duty, reputational and competitive advantages are emerging according to this year’s Report on Progress,...
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Open positions on the PRI Private Equity Steering Committee
Signatories are encouraged to submit their interest to join the PRI Private Equity (PE) Steering Committee. Please see the Terms of Reference for the role and commitments for Steering...
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PRI Managing Director explains how investors can make a difference
PRI Managing Director, Fiona Reynolds, has written an article in FT Adviser, suggesting that investors can make a difference. According to Reynolds "Most people will make some kind of investments during the course of their lifetimes, yet many do not really...
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PRI in Person 2014 - session videos and media
PRI in Person is the leading annual global responsible investment conference. For the first time in 2014, PRI in Person and the PRI Academic Network conference were held back-to-back in North America...