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Follow the Principles for Responsible Investment 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.

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    • 4.8 • 12 Ratings

Follow the Principles for Responsible Investment 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.

Don't miss an episode - released most Mondays.

For any queries or suggestions, please contact ruth.wallis@unpri.org.

    Moving beyond modern portfolio theory

    Moving beyond modern portfolio theory

    In this episode of the PRI podcast, PRI CEO Fiona Reynolds speaks with Jon Lukomink and James P. Hawley, co-authors of the recently published book, Moving Beyond Modern Portfolio Theory: Investing That Matters.
    They discuss how finance theory can be reframed to break down the barriers between capital markets and the real world, and the notion that we are in the third stage of corporate governance.
    Find a transcript of this episode here: https://bit.ly/3Ef6Ry3 

    • 27 min
    ESG in credit risk and ratings: episode 7

    ESG in credit risk and ratings: episode 7

    In the seventh podcast of a series on the ESG in Credit Risk and Ratings Initiative, Sixtine Dubost (PRI) speaks with Madeleine King (Legal & General Investment Management) and Elisabeth Rudman (DBRS Morningstar) about governance factors, how they affect the probability of default of an issuer or of a bond issue and why their relevance is increasing.
    Find a transcript of this episode here:
    https://bit.ly/3tmCwsm

    • 23 min
    The proposed global tax reforms – can they eliminate profit shifting?

    The proposed global tax reforms – can they eliminate profit shifting?

    Our guest speakers, Alex Cobham from Tax Justice Network and Ryan Gurule from the FACT Coalition will be sharing their insights on the global tax reforms and implications for investors.
     
    Find a transcript of this episode here:
    https://bit.ly/3yuxdrB

    • 27 min
    ESG leadership in listed equity: episode 1

    ESG leadership in listed equity: episode 1

    In this episode of the PRI podcast, the PRI’s director of investment practices, Toby Belsom speaks with Alex van der Velden of Ownership Capital.
    They discuss Alex’s journey to becoming a leader in the field of ESG integration in listed equity, his views on current practices and how they are evolving, and the challenges and opportunities that remain for investors looking to integrate ESG issues within their listed equity investments.
    Find a transcript of this episode here: https://bit.ly/3j7CsZH

    • 20 min
    The PRI quarterly update, ft. Carol Jeppesen, Head of US

    The PRI quarterly update, ft. Carol Jeppesen, Head of US

    Join Carol Jeppesen, Head of US, in this quarterly update episode of the PRI podcast. In this episode, Carol runs through key updates from the PRI.

    • 9 min
    How asset owners are acting on beneficiaries’ sustainability preferences

    How asset owners are acting on beneficiaries’ sustainability preferences

    Beneficiaries are increasingly interested in how their money is managed, and the demand for investors to take heed of this is growing.
    Join the PRI’s Emmet McNamee and special guests Xander den Uyl, Trustee, ABP (and PRI board member), and Marion Maloney, Head of Responsible Investment, Environment Agency Pension Fund in this episode of the PRI podcast.
    Xander and Marion discuss how they have gone about understanding the sustainability preferences of their pension scheme members and the changes in practices member feedback has led to. They discuss how to balance beneficiaries’ preferences with fiduciary duty, and how to approach the costs of undertaking beneficiary engagement.
    Further resources:
    Understanding and aligning with beneficiaries’ sustainability preferences: https://www.unpri.org/strategy-policy-and-strategic-asset-allocation/understanding-and-aligning-with-beneficiaries-sustainability-preferences/7497.article
    Beneficiary survey template: https://www.unpri.org/download?ac=13335

    • 23 min

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