The Asset Owner Advisory Committee is a vital means of communication between asset owner signatories and the PRI.
Committee members are involved in steering all asset owner work at the PRI, including consulting on ESG integration in investment strategy and policy, and in selecting, appointing and monitoring fund managers.
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.
A growing number of asset owners want to know how their assets are exposed to climate change related risks, and the role that they can play in an orderly transition to a lower carbon economy.
The main drivers of signatory growth in OIC countries are the strong alignment of social objectives in responsible investment and Islamic finance, and the additional financial value of integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment processes – which can be combined with Sharia screening.
While corporate plans are legally distinct from their sponsors, plans and their beneficiaries can benefit from responsible investment in several ways.
By implementing their commitments to responsible investment with sufficient scale and depth, asset owners can accelerate the development of responsible investment through the investment chain.
Steps to ensure that asset owners have the systems, policies, processes and accountabilities they need to ensure that their investment beliefs and commitments are reflected in their strategies, governance processes and contractual relationships with managers.
The PRI and GRESB teamed up to produce a webinar explaining why investors use the GRESB Infrastructure platform, how it works and the value it brings to their organisations.