By Sean Allen (LinkedIn), Manager, Environmental Issues, the PRI
By Gemma James, Head of Environmental Issues, the PRI
By Don Gerritsen, Head of Benelux, the PRI
CFA Institute and the PRI find a wide range of ESG integration practices in eight EMEA markets from the UK to South Africa
The increased accountability of the PRI as an organisation, and also of our signatories, is one of the focus areas of our 10-year Blueprint for responsible investment.
As part of the Blueprint for responsible investment, the PRI has committed to showcasing leadership and increasing accountability, with a view to raising standards of responsible investment amongst all our signatories.
To fully understand the risks that climate change poses to their investee companies and portfolios, institutional investors cannot ignore the risks associated with agriculture, land use and deforestation.
By Bettina Reinboth, Head of Social Issues, the PRI
Investors with US$6.3 trillion in assets call on companies to cut climate, deforestation-related risks in global soybean supply chains
Increased demand for soybean products is destroying important biomes in South America, driving up emissions, and exposing companies that source these products from the region to various business risks.
By Will Martindale, Director of Policy and Research, the PRI
By Fiona Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer, the PRI
It is crucial that assessing and accounting for the sustainability impact of investment decision making becomes a core part of investment activity. That’s why we have launched A Legal Framework for Impact with UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation.
The strategy and governance indicators of the PRI’s climate risk indicators are to become mandatory for signatories to report on from 2020.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has today published a snapshot report on its 2018 private equity reporting data, which provides a global overview of responsible investment practices in private equity and also highlights areas of progress by looking at comparable datapoints from 2015.
The PRI has published a snapshot of its 2018 private equity reporting data.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today launched a new report, Shifting perceptions: ESG, credit risk and ratings – part 3: from disconnects to action areas.
Signatories to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) reached 2,232 in 2018, a 21% increase on the previous calendar year.
Published ahead of next week’s Davos, the Global Risks Report provides significant insights into risk to inform government, business and investor action. It asks: is the world sleep walking into a crisis?
At COP24, we saw hundreds of investors agreeing to a Paris Agreement rulebook.
The PRI is delighted to announce the appointment of five new signatory representatives to the Private Equity Advisory Committee.
Following two weeks of climate talks in Katowice, we reflect on the key points of COP24:
The PRI’s CEO Fiona Reynolds delivered a speech at a meeting at the G20, convened by the World Bank, where she recommended to G20 policy makers and regulators that they clarify a need for positive duties to integrate ESG factors in the investment process.
Last week at Climate Finance Day 2018, convened by Finance for Tomorrow to build on the steady and growing financial sector mobilisation and on the political momentum following the Paris Agreement and the EU Action Plan for Sustainable Finance, the PRI Chair Martin Skancke officially endorsed the Initiative Climat 2020 ...
To demonstrate a commitment to stepping up climate action, parties should include the following core elements in the final COP decision at Katowice:
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation, in collaboration with Finance for Tomorrow, have launched The Roadmap for Sustainable Finance in France, the last in a series of market analyses from the Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century programme.
Limiting warming to 1.5°C is possibly within the laws of chemistry and physics but doing so would require unprecedented changes
The growing income inequality—the gap in income and wealth between the very affluent and the rest of society—has become one of the most noteworthy socioeconomic issues of our time and whilst institutional investors cannot solve the issue on their own, they are increasingly aware of the problem and wanting to ...
This week, the PRI was delighted to welcome the Canadian government-backed Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance interim report.
Despite growing consensus that the integration of relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into company value creation models and corporate reporting is important, listed companies and organisations providing reporting standards have yet to coalesce on an approach to the treatment and inclusion of ESG factors in company disclosure and ...
In the last few months, we have a seen a number of encouraging initiatives worldwide to focus more attention on the urgency around taking climate action.
Between 5 October and 23 November 2018, main signatory contacts will be asked to vote on various elements of PRI governance on behalf of their respective organisations. The request to vote has been sent from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organisational Overview Oganisational Overview FAQs Strategy and Governance Strategy and governance FAQs Selection, Appointment and Monitoring (SAM) of External Managers SAM FAQs Listed Equity Incorporation Listed equity incorporation FAQs Listed Equity - Active Ownership Listed equity active ownership FAQs Fixed ...
With the issue a hot topic in the financial sector, the PRI incorporated pilot climate reporting indicators into its 2018 Reporting Framework, based on the June 2017 TCFD recommendations.
Academic Network Conference 2017 Papers and presentations Big data processing ESG integration Sustainable financial system Invesco’s differentiated Proxy Voting Approach Developing an Evidence Base for Assessing Natural Capital Risks and Dependencies in Lending to Australian Wheat Farms (Presentation) When a Competing Logic Arises: ...
The PRI welcomes Senator Elizabeth Warren’s bill, which directs the US Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring companies to disclose information about their exposure to risks caused by climate change.
Leaders from all corners of the world met in California this month at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), underlining what is already underway in the pursuit of transformative investments, healthy energy systems, inclusive economic growth, and land and ocean stewardship.
The PRI is inviting its signatories to contribute directly to the strategy and execution of its private equity programme.
CFA Institute and the PRI are proud to announce two ESG integration reports aimed at helping investors better analyse ESG data and integrate ESG metrics into their investment process.
If investors and governments do not ramp up their actions on climate change now, then they risk a more disruptive transition in future as governments will be compelled to impose forceful measures, which could trigger a phase of market volatility.
The PRI is looking forward to welcoming over 1,200 participants at PRI in Person in San Francisco, with climate change a hot topic.
In order to encourage a globally consistent approach to infrastructure investor due diligence and ESG disclosure by infrastructure managers, the PRI has today launched the Infrastructure Investor Responsible Investment Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ).
The PRI, together with California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, is pleased to support the launch of a free-to-use, online tool – developed by the 2⁰ Investing Initiative – for assessing climate transition risk in investor portfolios.
Together with its partners Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the International Chamber of Commerce, United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Global Compact, the Business for Peace Foundation is now seeking candidates for the 2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award.
Le Forum climat des PRI s’est tenu le 10 juillet 2018 à Paris chez AG2R La Mondiale.
Nominations are open to join the PRI’s Australian Advisory Committee.
The PRI today launched findings on how seriously corporates are taking the issue of cyber security, with the publication of Stepping up governance on cyber security: what is corporate disclosure telling investors?
Following the resignation of Marcus Madureira (PREVI) from the PRI Board, there is now an extra asset owner position available on the PRI Board.
The CMA has published its provisional report on investment consultants market investigation.
Last month, as leaders prepared to gather in Canada for the 2018 G7 meeting, 319 investors with more than US$28 trillion in assets called on world governments to scale up climate action to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. We need to keep raising global ambitions to cut CO2 ...