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Through their investment strategies, policies and strategic asset allocation asset owners are setting the tone for the way institutional capital is financing a sustainable economy, inclusive of environmental and social issues.
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Strategic asset allocation plays a fundamental role in determining long term returns and enabling asset owners to meet liabilities – in that sense the long term nature of issues such as climate change, demographics and resource depletion should make it an obvious place to start reviewing ESG themes and issues ...
New analysis in this report forecasts an abrupt and disruptive policy response to climate change which will cause re-pricing of many of the world’s most valuable companies by 2025.
This session reviews some examples of real practice and outlines the three areas highlighted in a recent PRI discussion paper: incorporating real world impact, improving risk adjusted returns and education.
By Toby Belsom, Director, Investment Practices, PRI
By Lasse Heje Pedersen, Principal at AQR Capital Management & Finance Professor at Copenhagen Business School and NYU; Shaun Fitzgibbons, Managing Director at AQR Capital Management; Lukasz Pomorski, Head of ESG Research and Managing Director at AQR Capital Management
An RI policy plays a critical role in outlining an organisation’s expectations and aspirations to both internal and external stakeholders. It is encouraging to see these policies increasingly making explicit reference to climate change, human rights, shareholder resolutions and targets. They also offer a chance to be bold in responding to new and developing issues.
This list of policies provides a wealth of examples which signatories can adapt and develop as they are developing their own approaches.
Fiona Reynolds, PRI
This session examines the journey signatories face when transferring RI policies and ambitions into practical actions resulting in real world impacts.
The PRI’s database of responsible investment policies provided by asset owners and investment managers covers 1,521 signatory entities with combined 3,198 standalone policy documents.