Climate change

Climate change is the highest priority ESG issue facing investors. The PRI is working to help investors protect portfolios from risks, to expose them to opportunities, and to empower them to deliver on real world impact in the shift to low carbon, resilient economies.

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Climate Programmes and Investor Initiatives

Implementation is key for investors’ net zero commitments. A significant proportion of PRI signatories have set near term net zero targets and deliver on their commitments for investor/corporate action (consistent with the Paris Agreement and 1.5°C ), though PRI-led or PRI-supported initiatives, including the UN-convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance. ...

Climate and Nature Blog

Climate Guidance and Tools

A collection of climate related guidance and tools including introductory guides, climate reporting to the PRI and technical guides.



The PRI and COP27

COP27, the annual UN climate conference, took place last year in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. It represented what is likely to be the final opportunity to take global collective action on the climate crisis and achieve net zero emissions across the economy in line with the Paris Agreement.

PRI thought leadership on climate

PRI’s ambitious thought leadership programme seeks to advance new topics for discussion in the industry and seek practitioners’ feedback, as well as advancing industry initiatives aimed at improving the data and disclosures available to investors on climate change.

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