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    Climate reporting to the PRI

    Since 2020, PRI signatories have been required to report to the PRI on several indicators regarding their management of risks and opportunities related to climate change.

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    Call for new members for the Technical Asset Owner Advisory Committee

    2021-02-02T10:45:00Z

    The PRI is looking for new members to join the Technical Asset Owner Advisory Committee. 

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    New members added to the Infrastructure Advisory Committee

    2021-02-01T14:46:00Z

    The PRI is delighted to announce the appointment of five new signatory representatives to the Infrastructure Advisory Committee.

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    Call for papers for PRI Academic Network Conference 2021

    2021-01-27T08:10:00Z

    The PRI invites academic researchers to submit papers that focus on responsible investment for the PRI Academic Network Conference 2021 . The conference will be held on Monday 13 September 2021 in Tokyo in person or virtually.

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    Credit Risk and Ratings Initiative forums

    2020-12-29T15:53:00Z

    To address some of the disconnects between investors and CRAs that emerged at the start of the initiative, the PRI organised roundtables across the globe aimed at credit risk analysts, fixed income portfolio managers and strategists (ESG analysts were welcome if accompanying their colleagues). 

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    New members added to the Private Equity Advisory Committee

    2020-12-18T12:02:00Z

    The PRI is delighted to announce the appointment of three new signatory representatives to the Private Equity Advisory Committee.

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    Reporting Framework glossary

    The glossary contains the main and most frequently used terms in the PRI Reporting Framework and how the PRI defines them for reporting purposes . These definitions are key for preparing to report, as well as to understand the information reported by others. These defined terms are highlighted and linked ...

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    Call for candidates for PRI-WBCSD taskforce

    2020-12-08T08:00:00Z

    The PRI and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) are currently working in collaboration to drive corporate-investor action on sustainability. The aim is to put sustainability at the heart of financial and strategic decision making by facilitating direct conversations between investors and business about what decision-useful sustainability related ...

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    Q&A: Angela Miller-May, Chief Investment Officer, Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund

    2020-11-30T13:35:00Z

    By Carol Jeppesen, Head of US, PRI and Shaska Chirinos, Relationship Manager, US, PRI

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    Engaging oil and gas companies on climate: results of the PRI collaborative engagement

    2020-11-26T10:54:00Z

    Between March 2018 and October 2020, the PRI coordinated a collaborative engagement on climate change transition for the oil and gas sector. 

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    Academic research projects

    The research team has several ongoing research projects supported by an established PhD Graduate Programme aimed at students in the dissertation stage of their studies.

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    Call for case studies – human rights and private equity

    2020-11-23T14:47:00Z

    The PRI will be affording its work on human rights equal strategic priority to its work on climate change. Over the next few years, human rights will be a significant focus for us in our Investment Practices team, including in our private equity program.

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    Signatory rights

    We encourage signatories to participate actively in all areas of PRI governance, and there are regular opportunities for all categories of signatory to do so. 

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    African Asset Owner Climate Awareness Course

    2020-11-19T13:15:00Z

    PRI is proud to announce the launch of our online training course for African Asset Owners. This short (two to three hour) training course is designed for African investors and aims to develop investor understanding around responsible investment – with a particular emphasis on empowering asset owners with knowledge regarding ...

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    About stewardship

    The PRI defines stewardship as: “ the use of influence by institutional investors to maximise overall long-term value including the value of common economic, social and environmental assets, on which returns and clients’ and beneficiaries’ interests depend .”

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    About the fiduciary duty in the 21st century programme

    2020-11-06T08:18:00Z

    An extensive research and policy engagement programme to end the debate on whether fiduciary duty is a legitimate barrier to the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in investment practice and decision-making.      

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    Bringing credit analysts and issuers together: workshop series

    2020-10-29T08:40:00Z

    The PRI’s ESG in credit risk and ratings project is for the first time bringing voices from the corporate side into the conversation on how to better incorporate EGS factors into credit analysis. Read the workshop highlights.

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    Foreword

    2020-10-27T03:16:00Z

    Responsible investment should be at the core of the relationship between asset owners and investment managers. More and more clients want it, regulators demand it and academic and industry evidence supports it. 

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    Strategic plan 2021-24 consultation

    Since the launch of our ten-year Blueprint for responsible investment three years ago, we’ve seen the beginning of a significant shift in momentum when it comes to responsible investment. Uptake of ESG investing has begun to accelerate as responsible investment philosophies and practices have both moved toward the mainstream ...