New laws and policy instruments show that investors, policymakers and companies are recognising the “imperative of responsible investing”, says CEO.
The world’s 50 largest economies have put in place more than 500 policy instruments and 730 hard and soft law revisions to back investors in using “long-term value drivers”, including ESG factors, according to a white paper from Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
It argues that more policy measures are inevitable, and that countries are moving away from “sporadic” green policies to “comprehensive national sustainable finance strategies”.
Speaking from PRI’s conference in Paris this week, chief executive Fiona Reynolds said the white paper shone a light on new trends in financial policymaking and indicated that
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