In 2020, signatories voted to elect an asset owner and an investment manager to the board. They also voted to confirm the appointment of the chair, to receive the PRI Annual Report and accounts and to approve the Signatory General Meeting minutes.

Signatories were invited to vote from 21 October 2020 until 4 December 2020 on the five elements of PRI governance set out in the table below.

Voting item Asset owners Investment managers Service providers
Vote for one asset owner representative in the PRI Board election
Vote for one investment manager representative in the PRI Board election

Vote to confirm the appointment of the Chairi

Vote to receive the  PRI Annual Report and accountsii

Vote to approve the  Signatory General Meeting minutes

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Asset owner representative votes

Each asset owner signatory had the opportunity to vote for one candidate out of the five nominated. Renosi Mokate was re-elected as a board director for three-year term.

Asset owner candidates Votes
Renosi Mokate, Chairperson, GEPF Board of Trustees, GEPF 141 (55.3%)
Rafael Castro, Executive Manager of Compliance and Internal Control, PREVI 41 (16.1%)
Patricia Alejo, Portfolio Manager, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana 35 (13.7%)
Juan Camilo Osorio Londono, Chairman of the Board, Afore Sura 25 (9.8%)
Kamal Mitha, Head Investments, Sasria 13 (5.1)
Abstain 19 (6.9%)
Total 274

Investment manager representative votes

Each investment manager signatory had the opportunity to vote for one candidate out of the seven nominated. Tycho Sneyers  was re-elected as a board director for three-year term.

Investor manager candidates Votes
Tycho Sneyers, Managing Partner, LGT Capital Partners 337 (35.8%)
Jessica Malmfors, CEO, Nordea 190 (20.2%)
Carola van Lamoen, Head SI Center of Expertise, Executive Director, Robeco 166 (17.6%)
Alyssa Go, VP of Sustainability, RRG Capital Management 99 (10.5%)
Roelfien Kuijpers, Global ESG Client Officer, DWS Group 82 (8.7%)
Longhai Qian, Chair of Supervisory Board, First Capital Securities Co., Ltd 45 (4.8%)
Peter Greenwood, Director of ESG and Impact, TriLinc Global, LLC 23 (2.4%)
Abstain 51 (5.1%)
Total 993

Voting breakdown

Voting item For Oppose Abstain Total
Confirm the appointment of the chair1 1301
(99.5%)
7
(0.5%)
85
(6.1%)
1393
Votes by asset owner signatories to confirm the appointment of the chair1 256
(99.2%)
2
(0.8%)
16
(5.8%)
274
2020 Annual Report and accounts2 1272
(99.8%)
3
(0.2%)
18
(8.5%)
1393
2020 Signatory General Meeting (SGM) minutes 1171
(99.9%)
1
(0.1%)
221
(15.9%)
1393

Abstain % is calculated as number of abstain votes divided by total votes.

2020 election participation

Total 39.8% signatories participated in the 2020 voting.

 

Election name Electors Votes Turnout (%)
Asset owner ballot 568 274 48.2%
Investment manager ballot 2552 993 38.9%
Service provider ballot 378 126 33.3%
Total 3498 1393 39.8%

2021 board elections

The PRI Board annual elections is for four asset owner and one investment manager representative positions. The call for nominations will begin in June 2021, with voting commencing in September 2021.

To register your interest in advance, please contact: governance@unpri.org.