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Sustainability is on the CEO agenda, but CEOs express a sense of frustrated ambition
Sustainability is critical to companies’ future success—but business is not doing enough. CEOs, despite their strong belief in the importance of sustainability, are struggling to make the business case to go further, faster. They are frustrated at...
Responsible Investment Academy welcomed into the PRI
The world’s leading responsible investment education business, the Responsible Investment Academy, will move to a new home with the Principles for Responsible Investment in the coming weeks, enhancing its global reach across the investment and finance...
PRI releases 2014 Annual Report
The PRI is pleased to release the 2014 Annual Report, which outlines the progress of the Initiative over the last year to deliver on its mission and support signatories to implement the Principles.
PRI publishes annual list of delisted signatories
On August 27 2014, the PRI published its annual list of signatories leaving the initiative. A full list is available in this media...
PRI leads engagement on water risk
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today launched a new investor-led collaborative engagement, focused on the water risks faced by companies in their agricultural supply chains. As part of this the PRI has today released a 
PRI supports corporate sustainability reporting
PRI and Ceres’ Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), in partnership with the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative, are facilitating a global investor communication to the IOSCO Secretariat and its Executive Board, in order to draw attention...
Carbon Tracker highlight stranded asset risk
On 16 May 2014, Royal Dutch Shell issued a public letter “in response to enquiries...
PRI and Agenda Lideres Sustentables 2020 to deliver ESG training in Chile
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), along with Agenda Líderes Sustentables 2020 (ALAS20), have launched a training programme for institutional investors and companies interested in sustainable development and responsible investment. The...
PRI launches discussion paper on Long-Term Mandates
The PRI has launched a discussion paper on Long-Term Mandates, building on existing research, in particular, the International Corporate Governance Network’s model mandate. The paper presents a range of potential ways in which investors can ensure...
PRI leads action on climate risk
In an era where our changing climate has become one of the greatest threats to both society as a whole, business and the long-term profitability and sustainability of companies and markets, the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Initiative...
PRI meets with UN Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development agenda
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) joined a meeting with the UN Global Compact Board and the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Champions Group and ambassadors in New York on July 2 to discuss the historic opportunity...
PRI welcomes UK Law Commission Report on fiduciary duty
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Initiative today welcomed the UK Law Commission’s Report on the fiduciary duties of investment intermediaries, which found that consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors by...
PRI goes from strength-to-strength as signatory assets top US$ 45 trillion
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) today announced that total signatory assets under management (AUM) grew to more than US$ 45 trillion by the end of April 2014. The number of signatories has also grown to more than 1,260...
Realising long-term value for companies and investors
On 20 May 2014, Global Compact LEAD hosted a project meeting on its Realising Long-term Value for Companies and Investors project. The meeting brought sustainability and investor relations teams together to discuss how companies might better communicate...
Three-year project aims to boost responsible investment
A three-year initiative to increase levels of responsible investment around the world has been kicked off by a group of 11 major institutional investment institutions.  The institutions, under the banner of the Investment Leaders Group (ILG),...