Global investor portfolios are increasingly exposed to water-related risk.
For long-term investors, safeguarding investments requires mitigation of climate change.
Are the oil majors aligned with a 2°C budget?
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.
The starting point for respecting human and labour rights is to understand the impact of a company’s activities on people.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Executive pay remains at the forefront of corporate governance discussions for the investment community.
The business case for responsible investors to explore the long-term implications of tax-related risks is multifaceted.
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
The PRI’s webinar Planting the seeds of change: managing social issues in land investing explores why investors should consider land issues and learn about the Reference Guide for Risk Assessment in relation to land.