The PRI recognises that climate change is the highest-priority environmental, social and governance (ESG) issue facing signatories today. We also appreciate the considerable uncertainties that need to be pro-actively managed in the transition to a low-carbon economy, and the crucial role that policy-makers, companies, investors and civil society play in ...
A cornerstone of moving the climate dial from awareness to impact is ensuring that governance mechanisms support the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and do nothing to create barriers towards those ambitions.
Institutional investors’ responsibility to manage and protect their beneficiaries’ assets must include considering the impacts of climate change.
Companies operating in the extractives sector face a multitude of complex human rights issues.
Lithium-ion batteries power products at the cutting edge of technology, from smartphones to laptops and electric cars.
The starting point for respecting human and labour rights is to understand the impact of a company’s activities on people.
Cyber security risk is real and pervasive, as demonstrated by recent attacks that have put the frighteners on big banks, web service providers, the NHS and even the US intelligence community.
This report serves as an investor tool for engagements on tax, drawing on key trends and gaps observed in the current status of corporate income tax disclosure practices.
Director nominations and elections represent some of the most fundamental ownership rights for shareholders – namely the right to appoint and remove members of a company board to represent their interests in promoting long-term value creation.
The Collaboration Platform is a unique private forum that allows signatories to pool resources, share information and enhance their influence on ESG issues.
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
Case study by Constantina Bichta, Boston Common Asset Management
Case study by Jeff Marsh and Rob Wilson, MFS Investment Management
Dr. Ma Jun provides an update on green finance in China, including the G20 Sustainable Finance Study Group and the Central Bank Network of Green Finance.