The PRI works with signatories to identify key environmental, social and governance issues in the market, and coordinates engagements, publications, webinars, podcasts and events to address them.

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Growing water risk resilience: An investor guide on agricultural supply chains

Global investor portfolios are increasingly exposed to water-related risk.

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Investor action on climate change: A PRI-Novethic assessment of global investor practices

For long-term investors, safeguarding investments requires mitigation of climate change.

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An investor's guide to methane: Engaging with oil and gas companies to manage a rising risk

Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is a climate pollutant 84 times more powerful than carbon dioxide (CO2) over a 20-year period, and it is responsible for 25% of the global warming we are experiencing today.

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Moving the needle on responsible labour practices in the apparel industry

The starting point for respecting human and labour rights is to understand the impact of a company’s activities on people.

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From poor working conditions to forced labour - what's hidden in your portfolio?

Recent legislation such as the UK Modern Slavery Act, along with prominent examples of labour breaches in agricultural supply chains - which include child labour in the cocoa industry or forced labour in the seafood industry – are exposing food and beverage companies to heightened operational, regulatory and reputational risks.

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How to engage retailers on employee relations

Happy employees are good for business: highly engaged employees tend to stay longer, and are more likely to be productive and provide good customer service.

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Human rights and the extractive industry: why engage, who to engage, how to engage

Extractive companies are among those companies that have the most daily impact on our lives. They have an impact on their workers, the communities located near their operations, and the people living in the operating country. They use countries’ natural resources, which ultimately belong to their citizens, and therefore need ...

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Engaging on director nominations

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.

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Engaging on anti-bribery and corruption

The cost of bribery and corruption is immense

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How to integrate ESG issues into executive pay

Executive pay remains at the forefront of corporate governance discussions for the investment community.

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Why and how to engage on corporate tax responsibility

The business case for responsible investors to explore the long-term implications of tax-related risks is multifaceted.

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Investor collaboration to engage on water risks in agricultural supply chains

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

Long-term engagement on water risk management in the supply chain

Case study by Constantina Bichta, Boston Common Asset Management

Applying the Corporate Credit Water Risk Tool

Case study by Peter van der Werf, Robeco

Managing water risks to mitigate community concerns

Case study by Jeff Marsh and Rob Wilson, MFS Investment Management

Reducing portfolio water risk by assessing issue management

Case study by Emma Lupton, BMO Global Asset Management