Investment tools

The PRI produces a range of tools and guidance to inform investors how to incorporate ESG considerations into investment decisions and ownership practices in a systematic way, within each asset class.

Getting started

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Definitions for responsible investment approaches

Investors benefit from common definitions that enable them to describe their responsible investment practices precisely and consistently. The PRI has collaborated with the CFA Institute and the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) to refine and harmonise terminology.

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Introductory guides to responsible investment

Explore the PRI's range of starter guides for those new to responsible investment.

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Putting the Principles into practice: Principle 1

Learn how the PRI can support signatories implement Principle 1: incorporating ESG issues into investment processes across asset classes. We present the tools and guidance PRI has developed to help - regardless of your investment objectives or strategies

Private markets

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    Private equity

    Responsible investment is naturally aligned to private equity through its long-term investment horizon and stewardship-based style.

  • Real Estate

    Real estate

    A solid investment case for incorporating ESG factors, a competitive market and well-established regulation have encouraged real estate investors to implement some of the most comprehensive approaches to responsible investment.

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    Infrastructure and other real assets

    Infrastucture, farmland and forestry