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PRI’s first sustainable finance policy conference - Here’s what we discussed


By Will Martindale (@WillJMartindale), Director of Policy and Research, the PRI


Looking ahead to PRI in Person: markets are underprepared for climate-related policy risks


By Sagarika Chatterjee, Director of Climate Change, PRI

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Passive and ESG – how can the two biggest trends in investing co-exist?


Toby Belsom, Director of Investment Practices, PRI

Executive pay

Embedding sustainability into executive pay


By Vaishnavi Ravishankar, Senior Analyst, ESG, PRI


Trois recommandations pour poursuivre l’innovation française en matière de finance durable


Par Annaïg Antoine, Relationship Manager, France, Ben Leblique, Associate, Signatory Relations, Marie Luchet, Director Continental Europe et Blandine Machabert, Policy Analyst, PRI


PRI welcomes first asset owner signatory in China


By Nan Luo, Head of China

Modern portfolio theory

Modernising modern portfolio theory


By Jim Hawley, Head of Applied Research at Truvalue Labs and Professor Emeritus, Saint Mary’s College of California, and Jon Lukomnik, former Executive Director, IRCC Institute, and soon to be Visiting Professor, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge


How multilaterals can change the game for sustainable finance


By Margarita Pirovska, Head of Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century, PRI/UNEP FI in Geneva


Millennials: you’re socially and environmentally conscious – so why isn’t your retirement fund?


By Marshall Geck in Washington DC, Manager, Climate Action 100+, the PRI

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Only in Africa: how African-ness is driving responsible investment


By Nicole Martens, Head of Africa & Middle East, the PRI, in Johannesburg

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RI trends: in conversation with Thalia Vounaki, the PRI’s Senior Manager, Data


Thalia Vounaki, the PRI’s Senior Manager, Data talks the PRI’s Digital Communications Manager, Ruth Wallis, through the major RI trends among PRI signatories

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Firing the starting gun on the SDGs in infrastructure investing


By Simon Whistler, Senior Specialist, Investment Practices

Modern slavery

What’s the investor role in combating modern slavery?


By Bettina Reinboth, Head of Social Issues, the PRI

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The passive investment surge: a responsible investment opportunity


By Toby Belsom, Director, Investment Practices, the PRI

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How to invest in renewable energy responsibly


By Fiona Reynolds, CEO, the PRI, and Phil Bloomer, Executive Director, Business & Human Rights Centre


Investment consultants, are you ready for the next frontier of responsible investment?


By Nikolaj Pedersen, Senior Manager, Responsible Investment Programmes

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Preparing financial markets for climate-related policy and regulatory risk


By Fiona Reynolds, CEO, the PRI

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