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Montreal Carbon Pledge a building block: Cbus' Atkin

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 NOV 2014  |  NEWS
The Montreal Carbon Pledge will be an opportunity for signatories to the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) to demonstrate the impact that climate change will have on investments and strategies, according to David Atkin, Cbus CEO ...

Panel discusses fossil fuel divestment for super funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 OCT 2014  |  NEWS
... well. Scott noted that the overall assets of institutional investors that have signed the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is US$45 trillion, meaning that US$100 billion is still a relatively small amount in the overall assets under management. ...

Fifteen Australian signatories leave PRI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 AUG 2014  |  NEWS
Fifteen Australian signatories to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have left the initiative. Between July 2013 and June 2014, a total of 121 signatories around the world delisted. "Signatories are delisted if ...

PRI to target water risk in agricultural supply chains

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUL 2014  |  NEWS
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has opened a new initiative and will focus on engaging with 54 companies around the world that have water risk exposure in their agricultural supply chain. Fiona Reynolds, UN PRI managing director The agriculture ...

PRI signatory assets top US$45 trillion

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUN 2014  |  NEWS
The Principles for Responsible Investment's (PRI) total signatory assets under management (AUM) grew to more than US$45 trillion to the end of April 2014, with the number of signatories reaching 1,260, PRI said. Fiona Reynolds, UN PRI managing director ...

PRI coalition calls for improved palm oil practices

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 JUN 2014  |  NEWS
A coalition of signatories to the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has called on palm oil producers to improve practices with the aim of "decoupling palm oil production from deforestation." The PRI's Sustainable Palm Oil Investor Working ...

LUCRF selects Northern Trust for ESG-screened mandate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 MAY 2014  |  NEWS
... with LUCRF's ESG policy and its commitments as a signatory to the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment, said Roger McIntosh, head of investments at LUCRF. "The board has adopted a policy around ESG screens that is consistent with ...

Sustainability reporting a source of key business value

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 MAY 2014  |  NEWS
... reporting came as investors began demanding increased disclosure through bodies such as the Principles for Responsible Investment. "There's been a crescendo in the importance of this other data that is important from cap markets valuation perspective," ...

PRI launches guide to private equity and ESG integration

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 APR 2014  |  NEWS
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have launched a guide covering integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in private equity. Integrating ESG in private equity - a guide for general partners is designed to give ...

PRI moving ahead with governance review, disclosure regime

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 APR 2014  |  NEWS
Fiona Reynolds, managing director of the United Nations-affiliated Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), has said that she would like to see the organisation's governance review process "done and dusted" by the end of 2014. Fiona Reynolds, UN ...