Asset owner resources

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

To hear more about our asset owner work, contact us.

Responsible investment in practice

Trends report

The evolution of responsible investment: an analysis of advanced signatory practices

This report delves into which practices have shifted to become the norm, and which ones remain advanced, suggesting that they are more challenging to implement.

Directory of service providers          

SP snapshot

Directory of PRI service provider signatories

This report provides basic information about PRI service provider signatories that publicly reported in 2020 and the services that they offer.

Guide for investment consultants

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Investment consultants and ESG: an asset owner guide

Investment consultants advise on how trillions of dollars are invested worldwide, but most consultants are failing to consider the role that ESG issues play in investment performance.

“The PRI believes that responsible investment principles should be at the core of the relationship between the asset owner and the investment manager.” - Fiona Reynolds (PRI)
“From greenwashing to real world outcomes. That is the future of the relationship between Asset Owners and their Investment managers. A strong cooperation between Asset Owners and Investment Managers is the base of successful ESG integration and real world outcomes of responsible investments.” - Xander den Uyl (ABP)
"We expect investment managers to provide further transparency in ESG integration such as ESG policies, processes, resources, disclosures, and active ownership practices where relevant." - Eri Yamaguchi, ESG Officer (New York State Common Retirement Fund)

ESG goals


How asset owners and their managers can work together on ESG goals


Following the release of our technical guides on selecting, appointing and monitoring investment managers, the PRI convened a number of panel discussions to talk through how asset owners can work collaboratively with investment managers throughout the selection, appointment and monitoring process.

Online training course


African Asset Owner Climate Awareness Course


PRI is proud to announce the launch of our online training course for African Asset Owners. This short (two to three hour) training course is designed for African investors and aims to develop investor understanding around responsible investment – with a particular emphasis on empowering asset owners with knowledge regarding ...