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PRI launches public consultation on Limited Partners' Responsible Investment Due Diligence Questionnaire
On Tuesday 23 June, at the PRI-PEI Responsible Investment Forum 2015 in London, the PRI launched a public consultation on the drafted PRI Limited Partners'...
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Mr Masaru Arai elected to the PRI Board
Mr Masaru Arai, former CIO of Daiwa Asset Management, Japan, has been elected to the PRI Board following the close of voting in the PRI’s mid-term elections.  He will serve as a Director until the end of December 2015. Mr Arai’s appointment was...
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Signatory base AUM hits $59 trillion
The PRI is delighted to announce that its signatory base represents $59 trillion of assets under management (AUM) as of April 2015, a 29% year-on-year increase.  This comprises just over half of the world’s institutional assets (across...
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120 CEOs managing $12 trillion urge finance ministers to support a long-term emissions reduction goal in global climate deal
Long-term emissions goal in Paris deal will generate certainty and provide clear pathway to a low carbon future say investors
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Reducing Emissions Across the Portfolio launched at Climate Finance Day
The PRI has launched the executive summary of its upcoming discussion paper Reducing Emissions...
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South-East Asian capital market leaders pursue sustainable business agenda as new exchanges join SSE
The United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative held its first Regional Dialogue for South East Asia in the heart of Bangkok 18 May.
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PRI Board calls for nominations for mid-term election
The PRI Board has decided to call a mid-term election to fill an investment manager position on the Board that has recently been vacated by Luciane Ribeiro, Executive Director of Santander Asset Management in Brazil. NOMINATIONS Candidates...
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Open call to signatories for private equity case studies
The PRI is conducting an open call for case studies from Limited Partner (LP) and General Partner (GP) signatories to support the upcoming PRI LP Due Diligence Questionnaire (LP DDQ). The LP DDQ will build on the industry-wide initiative ESG...
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Fixed Income Case Studies series launched
The PRI has launched its Fixed Income Case Study series with a set of four studies focused on emerging markets. Topics covered are: consumer...
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Materiality of ESG KPIs: a perspective from Brazil
The PRI has released Materiality of ESG KPIs: a perspective from Brazil, exploring how material...
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Do ESG megatrends influence investment decisions?
In Do ESG megatrends influence investment decisions? the PRI has summarised the...
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Stock exchanges around the world ring the bell for gender equality
Stock exchanges around the world joined UN Women, UN Global Compact and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative to ring their opening or closing bells in support of gender equality.
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Industry experts discuss corporates and their pension schemes
The NAPF, the PRI, WHEB Asset Management and Carnstone Partners held an event at the NAPF...
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Towards COP21: PRI action on climate change
With COP21 in Paris fast approaching, PRI is encouraging investors to acknowledge the important role they have to play in financing the transition to a low-carbon economy.   In 2015, PRI is focusing on supporting...
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The growth of ESG in fixed income
In a series of roundtables hosted by Lloyds, Sustainalytics and the PRI, fixed income issuers and investors discussed the growth of ESG in the market. The main discussion points were: On the importance of ESG in fixed income: Evidence...