PRI warns CEO

The chief of UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has lashed out at the SEC and corporate lobby groups for trying to dampen investor rights. In an opinion piece for the FT this week, chief executive of the PRI Fiona Reynolds strongly criticised what she called “powerful countervailing forces” that were attempting to silence shareholders […]

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pensions trustees ESG

New research published by the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has found that investors are sceptical about whether or not regulation is is driving real ESG change and alignment with sustainable development goals. The report analyses nearly 300 pieces of regulation covering pension fund rules, stewardship codes and corporate disclosure rules.  It also interviewed policymakers, investors and […]

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As we approach the busiest time of year for those of us involved in share voting, it will come as little comfort that the current round of PRI reporting is weighing heavily in investor in-boxes. It includes requirements relating to vote confirmations and seeks to identify whether investors have: obtained confirmation that votes have been […]

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