Active Ownership 2.0

Active Ownership 2.0 is a framework for the more ambitious stewardship needed to deliver against beneficiaries’ interests and improve the sustainability and resilience of the financial system.

Under this framework, investors use their influence to shape sustainability outcomes by engaging in more effective and assertive stewardship activities.

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Evaluating managers’ stewardship for sustainability


The PRI has created a tool to evaluate and compare managers’ stewardship practices for sustainability outcomes, and a due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) which they can use to discuss this topic with investment managers.

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Following the release of the Active Ownership 2.0 paper, signatories were invited to respond to a consultation on the high-level framework.

Responders were supportive overall:

  • 82% of respondents agreed that the level of ambition of the framework was correct.
  • Approximately two thirds of respondents gave the concepts raised and solutions proposed in the paper a rating of 4 or above (out of 5).
  • Around 90% of respondents supported the inclusion of:
  1. Outcomes
  2. Common goals
  3. Collaborative action