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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...
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...
Materiality of ESG KPIs: a perspective from Brazil
The PRI has released Materiality of ESG KPIs: a perspective from Brazil, exploring how material...
Do ESG megatrends influence investment decisions?
In Do ESG megatrends influence investment decisions? the PRI has summarised the...
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.
Industry experts discuss corporates and their pension schemes
The NAPF, the PRI, WHEB Asset Management and Carnstone Partners held an event at the NAPF...
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...
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...
LBS Coller Institute releases findings from research on ESG integration and value in private equity
The London Business School (LBS) Coller Institute of Private Equity has released their findings from the first phase of their research into the link between ESG and value creation in private equity. Read the
UNEP FI announces 2015 online courses
The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) has announced a list of online courses it is running in the coming year. Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA) The Environmental & Social Risk...
Newly open position on the PRI Private Equity Steering Committee
The PRI is seeking signatory applications for a newly open spot on the Private Equity (PE) Steering Committee. The Steering Committee advises the PRI on the strategy and execution of the PE work stream. Please see the
Call for case studies in support of the UNGC / RICS Best Practice Toolkit for Land, Construction and Real Estate
The UN Global Compact (UNGC) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) are developing a best practice toolkit for the land, construction and real estate sector.
Signatories vote to approve PRI governance changes
The PRI is pleased to announce that an overwhelming majority of its signatories have voted in favour of the new board governance structure and articles of association. The vote follows on from an 18-month independent review and extensive signatory consultation,...
Open call to private equity signatories to join LP ESG due diligence working group
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is forming a working group of private equity signatories to develop a guide on due diligence questions that LPs can ask GPs pre-investment. The LP DDQ Guide will pull together existing due diligence...