Governance issues

The PRI works with investors to address governance issues affecting the companies they invest in, such as tax avoidance, executive pay and corruption.

To hear more about our governance issues work, contact us.

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Responsible political engagement

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Responsible political engagement plays a significant role in shaping real-world outcomes and contributing to a more sustainable financial system. The PRI aims to empower investors to transform political engagement into a lever for sustainability progress.

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  • Tax avoidance

    Tax avoidance

    The arrangement of a taxpayer’s affairs in a way that is intended to reduce his or her tax liability through legal methods, although often in contradiction with the intent of the law it purports to follow

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    Executive pay

    Exploring the rationale, feasibility and effectiveness of including ESG factors in corporate executive pay plans - as well as guiding investors on exercising stewardship

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    Corruption

    The cost of bribery and corruption is immense

  • Director nomination process: Part 1

    Director nominations

    Director nominations and elections represent some of the most fundamental ownership rights for shareholders – namely the right to appoint and remove members of a company board to represent their interests in promoting long-term value creation.

  • CyberSecurity

    Cyber security

    Cyber security has been recognised as a risk in the World Economic Forum Global Risks Report for several years, with the latest version ranking cyber security as one of the top 10 risks that the world will face in the next 10 years.

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    Responsible political engagement

    Responsible political engagement plays a significant role in shaping real-world outcomes and contributing to a more sustainable financial system. The PRI aims to empower investors to transform political engagement into a lever for sustainability progress.