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[Region: EU] Throughout 2020, the PRI ran a survey and organised a roundtable to explore investors’ perception of the EU Recovery Package. This paper summarises the key findings. It aims to contribute to the successful implementation of the recovery package and suggests ways to maximise the contribution of private finance.
[Region: Canada] The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) welcomes the Bill S-216, Act to enact the Modern Slavery Act and to amend the Customs Tariff and the current study of the bill by the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce. In order to align the act with international ...
[Region: EU] The 2018 EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan (SFAP) put Europe on the map as a global leader in sustainable finance. It raised the EU’s ambitions, placing strong emphasis on increasing capital allocations to sustainable companies and activities. However, the crucial lever of stewardship was largely absent from the ...
[Region: EU] The regulation (EU) 2020/852 on the establishment of a framework to facilitate sustainable investment (the EU Taxonomy) sets disclosure requirements for financial market participants offering financial products within the EU, and undertakings who are already required to provide non-financial statement under the Non-Financial Reporting Directive. This updated briefing ...
[Region: Global] A significant acceleration of action is needed to if we are to meet the Paris Agreement goals. This PRI briefing provides recommendations for policymakers to support ambitious commitments and take decisive action at COP26 to deliver the needed emissions cuts this decade and a net-zero economy by 2050.
[Region: EU] The regulation (EU) 2019/2088 (Sustainability Disclosures Regulation) introduces new requirements and clarifies the sustainability-related disclosure obligations in the financial services sector. This updated briefing explains the reporting requirements under the regulation and draft Regulatory Technical Standards, published in February 2021.
[Region: Global] The PRI recommends to host governments of G7 and G20 to commit to policy reforms that align financial regulatory frameworks with sustainability goals, and embed sustainable finance discussions at the core of finance ministers meetings.
[Region: US] This briefing outlines several broad policy objectives and identifies actions federal financial regulators and lawmakers in the United States can take to revise the U.S. regulatory regime to better promote the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment practice and decision-making.
[Region: Japan] This briefing sets out key policy priorities to set Japan on a pathway to achieve a net zero emissions economy; and to do so in a way that is economically, politically and technologically achievable and ultimately beneficial. It is based on research from PRI’s Inevitable Policy Response project.
[Region: Global] This paper looks at the TCFD consultation on forward-looking metrics for financial institutions and makes some recommendations for how the Taskforce may look to develop its guidance.
[Region: China] This briefing sets out key policy priorities to set China on a pathway to deliver carbon neutrality; and to do so in a way that is economically, politically and technologically achievable and ultimately beneficial. It is based on research from PRI’s Inevitable Policy Response project.
The revised Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP II) Directive entered the Official Journal of the European Union on 14 December 2016.
The French Energy Transition for Green Growth Law (or Energy Transition Law), adopted in August 2015, marks a turning point in carbon reporting.