Farmland

Investments in farmland are intrinsically linked to certain ESG factors such as soil quality, water availability and land/tenant rights. Analysis of the risks arising from poor management of these issues and the opportunities available from diligent stewardship can help investors to make better decisions.

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Technical guide: TCFD for real assets investors

Implementing the recommendations of the Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures in physical assets like property, infrastructure, forestry and farmland.

Practical guides and tools

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Responsible investment in farmland

2015-07-01T12:00:00+01:00

Farmland offers a stable long-term investment with the benefits of diversification, inflation protection and potential for attractive returns, but there are significant challenges, including water, soil health, biodiversity, toxics and land rights.

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Responsible investment DDQ for farmland investors

2019-03-28T12:44:00+00:00

This responsible investment due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) has been developed to help investors appraising potential farmland investment managers to evaluate how a manager handles environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

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Growing water risk resilience: an investor guide on agricultural supply chains

2018-03-05T17:33:00+00:00

Companies with direct operations and supply chains that are dependent on agriculture, the world’s largest user of water, are exposed to water risks. Those companies that appropriately mitigate these risks and demonstrate good water stewardship characteristics will create value for their shareholders.

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From farm to table: ensuring fair labour practices in agricultural supply chains

2020-05-21T06:52:00+01:00

Results from the PRI collaborative engagement 2017-19