PRI is working on aligning Europe’s financial system with sustainability objectives, as ESG-related initiatives gain momentum globally. Head of policy and research, Nathan Fabian, explains.
Human rights advocate Kerry Kennedy says ESG frameworks are not providing investors with enough reliable data about human rights and other social issues to allow accurate assessment of risks.
A PRI report finds that ESG factors are slowly becoming a bigger consideration by ratings agencies in bond markets. The PRI plans industry forums to make further progress.
When investors know how companies strategically manage and organise people, they can make better decisions. In the ongoing digital disruption, investors need such information more than ever.
Norway is looking into whether GPFG, the world’s largest sovereign fund, should take on more diversifying assets and expand its tracking error. The fund’s ESG performance is also under review.
Investors are not getting paid for taking on carbon risk according to New Zealand Super, prompting the fund to move its global passive equities portfolio to low carbon.
Stewardship codes have an important role in influencing company behaviour, so the PRI is pleased to hear that Australia is the latest country to ask fund managers to abide by a stewardship code.
The lessons learned from embedding ESG risk management processes into the Future Fund’s portfolio can be readily applied to helping the fund improve its risk management for technological change.
PMT, the $81 billion Dutch pension fund for metal and technical workers, will introduce its own bespoke developed market equity benchmark to help align investments with its ESG principles.
An OECD stocktake compares how different country's regulatory frameworks affect institutional investors’ approaches to integrating ESG factors into their decision-making.
Policymakers worldwide are enacting laws and guidelines that give investors what they need to discover the risks and opportunities social issues present – and funds are already taking advantage.
Norway’s Norges Bank Investment Management has developed a one-stop shop that puts sustainability and financial risks in one place for more comprehensive analysis of its portfolio.