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Now displaying: April, 2020

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Apr 22, 2020

Published on Earth Day 2020, in this episode, the PRI's Director of Climate Change, Sagarika Chatterjee, and Jason Eis, Executive Director of Vivid Economics, discuss a pioneering piece of research from the PRI, Vivid Economics and Energy Transition Advisors: the Inevitable Policy Response to climate change.

They discuss what exactly the Inevitable Policy Response is; the potential impact on asset classes such as equities of not acting now on climate change; and what PRI signatories can do to integrate IPR thinking into their investments.

Interested in the resources discussed in this episode?

Read about the Inevitable Policy Response here

Please note this episode was recorded before the Covid-19 outbreak in Europe

Apr 16, 2020

Join the PRI's Chief Operating Officer, Graeme Griffiths, in this quarterly update episode of the PRI podcast.

 

Graeme is joined by the PRI's Director of Policy and Research, Will Martindale, and the PRI's Director of ESG and the SDGs, Shelagh Whitley. Together they run through the key updates from the organisation over the past three months.

 

Interested in the resources discussed in this episode?

COVID-19 practical bulletin

Short-term participation group

Long-term participation group

Investing with SDG outcomes, available until 24 April

EU taxonomy final report

EU consultation on renewed sustainable finance strategy

Legal Framework for Impact

UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

TCFD for private equity general partners

Corporate tax transparency

ESG and alpha in China

Passive investment survey results

PRI Awards

 

Apr 9, 2020

In this academic episode of the PRI podcast, Mikael Homanen, the PRI's Senior Specialist, Research, is joined by Caroline Flammer, Associate Professor and Dean’s Research Scholar at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.

Caroline and Mikael discuss how CSR can contribute to company competitiveness; why companies don't engage more extensively on CSR; and whether CSR can ever constrain competitiveness.

Find out about the research here.

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