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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Introductory guides to responsible investment

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


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

  • Listed equity

    Listed equity

    Responsible investment allows listed equity investors to make better informed investment decisions by integrating all material factors, including material ESG factors, into investment analysis, valuations and decisions.

  • Fixed income

    Fixed income

    ESG analysis provides fixed income investors with additional insight into issuer creditworthiness.

  • Asset owner resources

    Asset owner resources

    Heading the investment chain, asset owners set the direction of markets.

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