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.
The shift towards renewable energy is building, recording its highest growth rate of any energy source recorded in 2017.
Climate (or climate-aligned) bonds refer to labelled and unlabelled bonds for which proceeds are intended to finance projects and activities that contribute to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy. Green bonds refers to explicitly labelled bonds for which the proceeds will be exclusively used
The PRI defines integration as “the explicit and systematic inclusion of [climate change] issues in investment analysis and investment decisions.”
PRI research has shown that companies are improving their disclosure of managing water risks in agricultural supply chains, but there is still room for improvement, as summarised by the following recommendations.
Case study by Kristel Verhoef, ACTIAM; Nadira Narine, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility; Peter van der Werf, Robeco; and Mary Beth Gallagher, Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment