UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) is the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. It is supported by the initiative of an international network of investors working together to promote the six PRI into practice. The organization is supported by two UN partners: (1) United Nations Environment Programme Financial Initiative and the (2) UN Global Compact. It has more than 1,380 signatories, including asset owners, investment managers, and service providers. Their goal is to understand the implications of sustainability for investors and support signatories and incorporate these issues into their investment decision making and ownership practices.

The organization was launched in 2006 when the then UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, solicited a group of the world’s largest institutional investors to join a process in order ...

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