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.
A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
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 and six signatories are participating in a UK and Chinese government-backed pilot on climate-related and environmental risk disclosure. This initiative and was announced at the ninth UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue in December 2017.
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.