What's New

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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,...
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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...
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PRI GP Guide in French launched by AFIC
The PRI guidance document Integrating ESG in private equity:
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UNEP Inquiry releases its third progress report
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has published the third progress report for its Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System.
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Observations from the Lima Climate Change Conference 2014
Ahead of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, United Nations members reached an agreement in Lima on how countries should tackle climate change. Over the next three months most national governments will submit their Intended Nationally...
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Voting to approve the revised Articles of Association now open
The voting to approve the revised Articles of Association is now open
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KPMG explores links between ESG and financial performance
December 2014 - Representatives of several PRI signatories along with PRI’s Director of Policy & Research, Helene Winch, have contributed to a recently published report from KPMG - A New Vision of Value: Connecting corporate...
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Join the PRI Listed Equity Steering Committee
The PRI is issuing an open call to signatories to apply to a new Listed Equity Steering Committee which will support the work of the PRI’s Listed Equity...
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PRI announces results of its 2014 Advisory Council elections
The Principles for Responsible Investment Initiative (PRI) today announced that Geeta Aiyer
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Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust sign the United Nations supported 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...