By Fiona Reynolds
Asset owners remain key to the future success of the PRI and responsible investment. Given their long-term investment horizon, asset owners are well placed to use ESG factors to build value for their beneficiaries.
But in order for this to happen, it is vital that asset owners develop clear ESG investment goals and ensure those goals are supported throughout their organisation. While progress on ESG-focused investing is not materializing as quickly as we would like, the signals that we are seeing in the market tell us that things are moving in the right direction.