The European Parliament and EU member states worked through the night on Wednesday to reach an agreement on disclosure requirements related to sustainable investments and sustainability risks. The agreement means that for the first time it is now clear in regulation that ESG is part of investment decision making.
Amanda WhiteMarch 8, 2019
For the first time a pension fund board has committed to implementing the results of a member survey, ex ante, resulting in the Pensioenfonds Detailhandel, the pension fund for the retail sector in the Netherlands, increasing its commitment to sustainable investing.
Amanda WhiteMarch 6, 2019
Chair of the Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, PRI’s Fiona Reynolds explains how the financial sector is well positioned to identify, target and disrupt these crimes and their underlying causes.
Fiona ReynoldsMarch 4, 2019
The Transition Pathway Initiative has grown quickly as a tool for asset owners and fund managers looking to plot their way toward a low-carbon economy – but there is more on its agenda. Scrutiny of more investors, expanded research and transparency in emerging markets are all on its to-do list.
Nadine Viel LamareFebruary 19, 2019
More than 70 pension funds from The Netherlands have joined forces with the Dutch Government and trade unions for the Responsible Business Conduct Agreement – a pledge to work together to prevent their investment practices from harming society or the environment.
Melanie MeniarFebruary 12, 2019
A new guide, Climate Change for Asset Owners, provides case studies and other practical advice for how to get investor organisations focused on climate change, how to craft a related investment strategy and how to implement it. The publication includes content from 10 asset owners.
Amanda WhiteFebruary 6, 2019