Responsible investment is an approach to investing that aims to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions, to better manage risk and generate sustainable, long-term returns.
PRI reporting is the largest global reporting project on responsible investment. It was developed with investors, for investors.
Signing the internationally-recognised Principles for Responsible Investment allows your organisation to publicly demonstrate its commitment to responsible investment, and places it at the heart of a global community.
The Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD or the Task Force) published its final recommendations in 2017, and now both companies and investors are moving towards implementation of TCFD’s recommendations.
The PRI recognises that climate change is the highest-priority environmental, social and governance (ESG) issue facing signatories today.
A cornerstone of moving the climate dial from awareness to impact is ensuring that governance mechanisms support the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and do nothing to create barriers towards those ambitions.
Companies operating in the extractives sector face a multitude of complex human rights issues.
Lithium-ion batteries power products at the cutting edge of technology, from smartphones to laptops and electric cars.
Cyber security risk is real and pervasive, as demonstrated by recent attacks that have put the frighteners on big banks, web service providers, the NHS and even the US intelligence community.
This report serves as an investor tool for engagements on tax, drawing on key trends and gaps observed in the current status of corporate income tax disclosure practices.
Director nominations and elections represent some of the most fundamental ownership rights for shareholders – namely the right to appoint and remove members of a company board to represent their interests in promoting long-term value creation.
In this webinar, the PRI, IFM Investors and the Committee on Workers’ Capital discussed key issues and different approaches to managing labour issues in infrastructure investing, and particularly sought to highlight how greater engagement between core stakeholders on these issues can be a critical success factor for different infrastructure projects.
An exchange of information, underpinned by dialogue, will keep LPs informed about the ESG characteristics of their private equity investments and the responsible investment practices of their investment managers.
Principle 2 of the six Principles encourages investors to be active stewards of their investments and incorporate ESG factors into their ownership policies and practices across different asset classes.
This article series clarifies key concepts of responsible investment in private infrastructure equity and debt, and how the six Principles for Responsible Investment apply to infrastructure.
The US accounts for the largest share of pension assets globally. Increasingly, US investors are incorporating ESG factors into their investment decisions. However, the country lags its peers in private sector retirement assets managed with explicit regard for ESG factors.
Evolving business models is not a new topic to stock exchanges. Historically, most exchanges were self-regulated, mutual bodies serving their broker members, and revenues were driven primarily by annual membership dues. Exchanges charged traders a fee to buy and sell stocks on a physical trading floor.
On 7 March 2018, the European Commission released an action plan for financing sustainable growth. The plan is a response to recommendations from the High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance, which were submitted to the Commission on 31 January 2018.
This paper introduces blockchain and its relevance to responsible investors. Part one is a technical primer on blockchain, while part two explores some of the ways in which blockchain could transform the financial system and the implications this may have for investors.
The Collaboration Platform is a unique private forum that allows signatories to pool resources, share information and enhance their influence on ESG issues.
Asset owners and investment managers can easily search, group and request access to private Transparency Reports and Assessment Reports from other signatories via the web-based Data Portal platform.