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PRI, Baker McKenzie review urges Australian government to endorse TCFD recommendations


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.


LatinSIF members join forces with the PRI


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 PRI launches asset owner manager selection guide


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.

Pri board members ring the bell for gender equality

63 stock exchanges ring bells to say gender equality good for business


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).

European Commission releases action plan for financing sustainable growth


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 PRI launches asset owner strategy guide


The guide highlights why asset owners should craft a clear and explicit investment strategy.

The PRI, WWF publish new report on water risks in the supply chain


The document outlines why and how investors engage with companies on agricultural supply chain water risk.

The 2018 investor climate calendar


2018 will be an important year in the race against time to safeguard the environment.

Europe's sustainable High-Level Expert Group publishes final report


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 announces its newly-formed Francophone Advisory Committee


The PRI is delighted to unveil the composition of its new Francophone Advisory Committee.

PRI joins leading Arctic scientists and business leaders at Davos gathering


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.

Quarterly update: climate activity firmly on the agenda


As we begin 2018, we look back on what was another busy year for the PRI.

New members added to Private Equity Advisory Committee


The PRI is delighted to announce the appointment of four new signatory representatives to the Private Equity Advisory Committee:

UK government considers broadening social impact decision making for retirement plans


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.

PRI and Willis Towers Watson launch new report on megatrends


The PRI and Willis Towers Watson have launched a new report Responding to megatrends: investment institutions trend index 2017, which outlines the key megatrends that are impacting the global economy, financial system and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

One Planet Summit: Paris Agreement alive and well to fuel 2018 investor action


The spirit of the Paris Agreement was renewed this week on the second anniversary of its launch.

PRI welcomes new board members following recent elections


The PRI today announced the results of its 2017 board elections:

PRI publishes investment consultant services review


Investment consultants advise on the investment practices of trillions of dollars worldwide.

PRI calls on France and more countries to support TCFD recommendations


By Sagarika Chatterjee and Fiona Reynolds

Shifting perceptions: ESG credit risk and ratings wins big at Savvy Investor Awards 2017


The PRI paper, Shifting perceptions: ESG, credit risk and ratings has been judged the winner of the “Best ESG Paper 2017” in the Savvy Investor Awards 2017.

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In the press

FT | Few companies link perks to climate change targets

Responsible Investor| Momentum shifts towards more integration of sustainability in credit ratings

Global Finance | Green bonds take the silk road to new respectability

L’agefi | La gestion française en pointe sur l’ESG

L’agefi | Les réglementations positives amènent des transformations profondes

Pensions & Investments | Investors, managers given role to play in Europe’s future sustainable financial system

Wired | Apparently, we can let the stock market fight climate change

Environmental Finance | 89% of PRI signatories have dialogue on ESG issues

South China Morning Post | Why China has yet to catch the wave of global responsible investing

Top1000funds | Europe sets the stage for ESG reform

Börsen-Zeitung | Investoreninitiative will Umwelt-, Sozial- und Führungsthemen stärker in Ratings einbeziehen lassen

The Sydney Morning Herald | Australia cops UN investor slap on climate policy as ‘green paradox’ looms

The Asset | ESG progress faster than investors’ expectations, says PRI country head

Bloomberg | Climate change could make borrowing more expensive

FT | Fund managers stand with nuns in fight against virtual AGMs

Environmental Finance | The role of ESG in fiduciary duty

Pensions & Investments | UK government considers broadening social impact decision-making for retirement plans

Top1000funds | PRI demands ESG action from consultants

Pensions & Investments | PRI: Investment consultants not taking ESG issues into account

Reuters | Oil giants unlikely to share coal's fate, for now

Financial News | Change corporate pay structures to tackle short-termism

Reuters | Peak oil? Majors aren't buying into the threat from renewables

Pensions & Investments | Principles for Responsible Investment names first head of China

Board agenda | The barriers to getting more women on boards can be overcome

Board agenda | European survey: boards struggle with culture

Top1000funds | ESG policy initiatives gain momentum

FT | Companies with strong ESG credentials make better investments

L'agefi | Towards PRI 2.0

Pensions & Investments | Face to face with Fiona Reynolds, Principles for Responsible Investment

Top1000funds | Asset owners must flex muscle: panel

South China Morning Post | Environmental, social and governance concerns creep up corporate and government agendas

Top1000funds | Credit-risk analysts weighing ESG

I&PE | Principles for Responsible Investment hires first head of China

Environmental Finance | ESG can't stand still in a changing world

Asialaw | Japan revises stewardship code to target voting records disclosure and governance structures

Top 1000 funds | PRI moves on reporting, data

Forbes | Investors squeezing oil & gas developers to cut methane

Asia Asset Management | Gaining value from values

Forbes | How companies can lead fight $150 billion human trafficking trade

FT | Schroders issues climate change warning

P&I | PRI finds disconnect between investors, ratings agencies on ESG factors

Reuters | Investors slowly start to push climate change up their agenda

Bloomberg | Oil majors risk wasting $2.3 trillion as climate goals take toll