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 email@example.com.
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.
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).