Sean Wright (Environmental Defense Fund) and Matthias Beer (BMO GAM) join the PRI’s Gemma James to discuss why methane emissions are a material issue for investors in the context of climate change. This coincides with the launch of a new investor guide to methane on how to manage the risks through company engagement.
The level of global interest in plastic production, consumption and waste has soared in recent years. While much of this focus has been on the risks and impacts, it is important to recognise that the flexibility and resilience of plastic mean that products made from the material perform many crucial ...
The PRI convened 14 Climate Forums across 10 countries that engaged more than 1,350 investors, including 300 asset owners, to discuss how to ready portfolios for a low-carbon economy.
By Toby Belsom, Director of Investment Practices, the PRI
The PRI hosted a webinar on climate scenario analysis and the online PACTA climate scenario analysis tool. This tool, developed by 2⁰ Investing Initiative (2dii), was launched in September 2018 with the support of the Insurance Commissioner of California and the PRI.
Whilst plastic is fundamental to everyday life, plastic waste poses significant reputational risks, particularly for the food, beverage and retail sectors.