Following the resignation of Marcus Madureira (PREVI) from the PRI Board, there is now an extra asset owner position available on the PRI Board.
The CMA has published its provisional report on investment consultants market investigation.
Last month, as leaders prepared to gather in Canada for the 2018 G7 meeting, 319 investors with more than US$28 trillion in assets called on world governments to scale up climate action to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. We need to keep raising global ambitions to cut CO2 ...
The SDGs in corporate reporting: what matters to investors? Ten recommendations to meet investor needs on SDG reporting
Ten recommendations intended to stimulate more investment in sustainable business solutions to help advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were published today at the SDG Business Forum by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the United Nations Global Compact.
The PRI is recruiting asset owner signatories for its asset owner advisory committee; interested parties are invited to get in touch by 10 August 2018.
PRI and Ceres expand Sustainable Forest Initiative to include dialogue with companies in soy value chain
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and non-profit sustainability organisation Ceres today announced that their collaborative effort to address tropical deforestation, the Investor Initiative for Sustainable Forests, has expanded to include engagement with companies exposed to deforestation risks linked to soy production in South America.
The Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century programme – launched in 2016 by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and the Generation Foundation – will collaborate with Finance for Tomorrow to publish a French roadmap for sustainable finance.
The PRI, UNEP FI, and The Generation Foundation have today published an Ohio roadmap as part of the fiduciary duty in the 21st century project.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has today launched a new report, Shifting perceptions: ESG, credit risk and ratings – part 2: exploring the disconnects, examining the gaps between investors and credit ratings agencies (CRAs) highlighted in its seminal work, Shifting perceptions: ESG, credit risk and ratings – part 1: ...
The PRI has today launched guidance on ESG monitoring, reporting and dialogue in private equity, in partnership with ESG consulting firm ERM.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has launched a new guide - Converging on climate lobbying: aligning corporate practice with investor expectations - to help investors engage with portfolio companies on their direct and indirect lobbying practices related to climate policy.
Today the European Commission released the first legislative package under the Action Plan for Financing Sustainable Growth.
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has today launched new guidance for investors—Evaluating and engaging on corporate tax transparency: An investor guide—to assist them with engaging the companies in their portfolios on greater tax disclosure.
In response to demand for more dedicated proxy voting tools, the PRI built an online form for signatories to – voluntarily – communicate how they intend to vote on shareholder proposals at company AGMs.
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.
The PRI has welcomed the UK Green Finance Taskforce’s report, Accelerating Green Finance.
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.