Follow the PRI to get an insight into the world of responsible investment, with investor perspectives and discussion on a range of environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics. For any queries or suggestions, please contact email@example.com
Spotlight on human rights: why investors should care about the union drive at Amazon
In this episode of the PRI’s human rights podcast series, the PRI’s Nabylah Abo Dehman speaks to Jennifer Bates, an Amazon worker who played a key role in organising the union drive in Bessemer, Alabama and Corey Klemmer, Director of Engagement at Domini Impact Investments.
In this episode, Ms Bates reflects on her experiences of working for Amazon, the recent union drive and the result of the vote. In the second part of the podcast, Ms Klemmer shares her reaction to Ms Bates’ testimony, the allegations of union-busting at Amazon and describes how investors can engage with Amazon on current practices.
Interested in the resources discussed in this episode?
Ohman and Folksam letter to Amazon
CWC Statement for Investors on the Union Election At Amazon’s Facility in Bessemer, AL
Union Files NLRB Election Objections
NBC New Report on Amazon Union Avoidance
All expressions of opinion of Ms. Klemmer reflect her judgement as of the date of this podcast and are subject to change. They do not constitute any form of investment advice. Domini Impact Investments does not guarantee its accuracy and it should not be regarded as a complete analysis of the subjects discussed. None of her comments should be considered a recommendation concerning the merits of any noted company, or an offer of sale or solicitation of an offer to buy shares of any such company.
Real assets investing and climate change: implementing the TCFD recommendations
In this episode of the PRI podcast, our real assets lead, Simon Whistler, talks to Rick Alsop from WSP about climate risks and opportunities for real assets investors.
Making Voting Count: principle-based voting on shareholder resolutions
In this podcast, the PRI’s Chloe Horne speaks with Susheela Peres da Costa, Head of Advisory at Regnan and Jake Barnett, Director of Sustainable Investment Services at Wespath about the PRI’s recently published paper – Making Voting Count - on how principle-based voting on shareholder resolutions can contribute to clear, effective and accountable stewardship.
ESG, sovereign bondholders and DMOs
In this podcast, the PRI’s Carmen Nuzzo speaks with Farah Imrana Hussain who is Senior Financial Officer and works on Financial Products & Client Solutions at the World Bank Treasury.
They discuss how sovereign bondholder engagement with debt management offices (DMOs) is evolving as a result of fixed income investor increasing focus on ESG topics.
Asset owners and their investment managers: An ESG journey
In this episode of the PRI podcast, the PRI’s Felix Soellner, Senior Analyst and lead author in the PRI's SAM guides speaks with Moya Yip of the Local Government Superannuation Scheme.
They discuss the crucial role asset owners have with their investment managers and how LGS has integrated ESG considerations in both their manager selection and ongoing monitoring practices. Moya also discusses LGS’s approach to active ownership through strong external investment manager partnerships.
ESG in credit risk and ratings: episode 5
In the fifth podcast of a series on the ESG in Credit Risk and Ratings Initiative, PRI's Sixtine Dubost speaks with with Judy Wesalo Temel from Fiera Capital and Patrick Welch from KBRA about environmental factors and how they affect the probability of default of an issuer or a bond issue and why their relevance is increasing