ESG incorporation best practice blogs

What does leading practice look like when incorporating ESG factors at an asset class level? The chairs of the PRI’s asset class advisory committees outline their perspectives on this question and what investors should expect in the future.

  • IP Month_Fixed income

    Fixed income investing: delivering returns and achieving outcomes

    2022-02-03T09:22:00+00:00

    The diversity and complexity of debt markets bring unique challenges when incorporating ESG factors in investment decisions, however opportunities for responsible investors abound.

  • IP Month_Infrastructure

    ESG incorporation in infrastructure – what best practice looks like

    2022-02-03T08:00:00+00:00

    The materiality of ESG factors must be evaluated on an asset-by-asset basis, given the diversity of infrastructure. Environment is particularly relevant as infrastructure projects have such a direct impact on biodiversity, resource use and the local environment.

  • IP Month_Private equity

    The mainstreaming of ESG in private equity

    2022-02-03T08:00:00+00:00

    Using an ESG lens to identify risks and value creation opportunities is becoming more mainstream in private equity. The use of impact methodologies will also increase, answering stakeholders’ demands for evidence of the real-world impacts of ESG programmes.

  • IP Month_Hero_Listed equity

    ESG incorporation in listed equity – thoughts on best practice

    2022-02-03T08:00:00+00:00

    Valuation and risk models must be sufficiently long term to capture the full impact of ESG risks and opportunities. There are trade-offs between capturing the benefits of deep ESG analysis and building a portfolio that adheres to traditional diversification approaches.

  • IP Month_Climate

    Leadership in ESG incorporation – asset owners

    2022-02-03T08:00:00+00:00

    To meet their climate change commitments, asset owners will need to develop increasingly sophisticated systematic approaches to assessing and benchmarking the alignment of prospective managers.