This past Monday, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) released a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB), which advised that fiduciaries of ERISA covered plans must avoid too readily treating ESG issues as being economically relevant to any particular investment choice.
The PRI and the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) are delighted to announce a partnership that will see the PRI provide support and secretariat services to TPI.
Once the provenance of equities, ESG considerations have been moving slowly but steadily into fixed income.
As part of the PRI’s commitment to provide further guidance on responsible investment practices in specific asset classes, it has today launched ESG Engagement for Fixed Income Investors: Managing Risks, Enhancing Returns, which shows that bondholders are increasingly engaging on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in order to better ...
The PRI, UNEP FI, The Generation Foundation and the International Institute of Green Finance (IIGF) have today published the report, Investor duties and ESG integration in China, which recommends that investors should integrate ESG issues in their investment decision-making processes as part of fulfilling their duties towards their beneficiaries.
The PRI and global law firm Baker McKenzie today announced the release of a market review, which provides guidance on how the TCFD recommendations can be implemented in Australia.
The LatinSIF today announced that it is ceasing its operations and encouraging its members to join forces with the PRI as a way to further enhance and support responsible investing strategies across Latin America.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has today launched new guidance for asset owners—Enhancing relationships and investment outcomes with ESG Insight—to assist them with ESG-related issues in the investment manager selection, appointment and monitoring process.
For the fourth year, a global collaboration of stock exchanges around the world committed to “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality,” to celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March 2018).
The European Commission has today released its Action Plan for Financing Sustainable Growth, which will implement recommendations based on the EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) final report released last month.
The guide highlights why asset owners should craft a clear and explicit investment strategy.
The document outlines why and how investors engage with companies on agricultural supply chain water risk.
2018 will be an important year in the race against time to safeguard the environment.
The HLEG, in which the PRI participates as an international observer, was established in December 2016 and was tasked with advising the European Commission on a strategy to fully integrate sustainability into Europe’s system of financial regulation.
The PRI is delighted to unveil the composition of its new Francophone Advisory Committee.
The PRI, leading Arctic scientists, and business and thought leaders, including Nobel Prize winner, Joseph Stiglitz, met in Davos this week to discuss how to tackle the problems presented by climate change.
As we begin 2018, we look back on what was another busy year for the PRI.
The PRI is delighted to announce the appointment of four new signatory representatives to the Private Equity Advisory Committee:
The Department for Work and Pensions has set out its recommendation that the Investment Regulations should be amended to require trustees to state their policies in relation to ESG issues.