Hongqiao Liu (China Water Risk) joins the PRI’s Gemma James to discuss rare earth minerals and their importance to investors. As a key component in many new technologies, such as electronics and renewable energy, the sustainable supply of these “vitamins of industry” is becoming increasingly critical.
Governments, corporations and investors continue to work to accelerate the shift to a low-carbon economy and close the gap to the Paris Agreement. In the absence of sufficient future action, an IPR is expected.
Whilst plastic is fundamental to everyday life, plastic waste poses significant reputational risks, particularly for the food, beverage and retail sectors.
Marc Robert (Water Asset Management Chair of WaterAid America) and Michael Alexander (Diageo) join the PRI’s Gemma James to explore how water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) issues in company operations and supply chains affect investors and why investors should engage on the topic.
Below is a summary of the results of the PRI-coordinated engagement on water risks in agricultural supply chains.