ESG, environment, sustainability

13 September, 2019

PRI report reveals global shift to national sustainable finance policies

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 factor...
impact investing, social impact, money

6 March, 2019

The growth of impact investing and the role of boards

According to data from Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), more than 450 investors allocated US$1.3trn to impact...
cybercrime, cybersecurity, data security

19 October, 2018

Boards increase their efforts on cybersecurity

In a noisy room at London’s Tobacco Dock this week, a team of German computer geeks outdid 16 other teams of tech whizz kids to be crowned winners of the
markets, investments,

3 October, 2018

Rise in firms taking responsibility for ESG

Responsible investing—the process of integrating environmental, social and governance principles into investment criteria—is growing in popularity. That’s the conclusion of a survey of instit...
women on boards, gender diversity

7 November, 2017

The barriers to getting more women on boards can be overcome

Much has been written in recent years about the advantages to companies of having diverse boards—diversity of thought, better stakeholder representation, different points of reference...
Fiona Reynolds, PRI

19 June, 2017

A matter of principle: Fiona Reynolds

One thing that provokes the ire of Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), is when company directors tell her they’ve had no questions from their investors ...