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Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the 2020 Oslo Business for Peace Award now open

2019-09-30T08:28:00+01:00

Candidate submissions will be accepted until November 21

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230 Investors with USD $16.2 trillion in AUM Call for Corporate Action on Deforestation, Signaling Support for the Amazon

2019-09-18T11:24:00+01:00

Today, 230 institutional investors representing USD $16.2 trillion in assets under management are calling on companies to take urgent action in light of the devastating fires in the Amazon, which have been fuelled in part because of the deforestation happening at an alarming rate in Brazil and Bolivia.

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Guidance for PRI private equity signatories on directors duties and ESG

2019-09-10T08:04:00+01:00

The PRI has commissioned law firm Debevoise & Plimpton to author a memorandum on “The Duty of UK Company Directors to Consider Relevant ESG Factors”

ESG integration in Asia Pacific

Leading Asia Pacific equity and fixed income investors identify barriers to ESG integration, new research by CFA Institute and the PRI finds

2019-06-05T08:48:00+01:00

Findings show the current state of ESG integration in Australia, China, India, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong SAR, China.

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Open call for PRI Corporate Reporting Reference Group (CRRG)

2019-04-15T16:09:00+01:00

The PRI is inviting its signatories to join the newly formed Corporate Reporting Reference Group.

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Fifty-six investors sign statement on sustainable palm oil

2019-04-03T10:40:00+01:00

Fifty-six global investment organisations* highlight their support for the RSPO and call for the palm oil industry to adopt and implement publicly available No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation policies.

ICMM, UN Environment Programme and Principles for Responsible Investment agree to co-convene mine tailings storage facilities review

2019-03-29T09:43:00+00:00

The International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), today announced that they will co-convene an independent review that will establish an international standard on tailings storage facilities.

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Companies, investors call for improved integration of the Sustainable Development Goals across business strategies and financial markets

2019-03-25T12:10:00+00:00

Companies and investors joined representatives from government and the UN today to discuss how the private sector can play a greater role in directing capital towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

New report highlights best practices in ESG integration across EMEA

2019-03-18T13:22:00+00:00

CFA Institute and the PRI find a wide range of ESG integration practices in eight EMEA markets from the UK to South Africa

Investors with US$6.3 trillion in assets call on companies to cut climate, deforestation-related risks in global soybean supply chains

2019-03-07T15:46:00+00:00

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.

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