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The PRI is an initiative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General implemented by the UN Environment Program Finance Initiative and UN Global Compact. The Principles were developed in response to a growing understanding that while finance fuels the global economy, investment decision-making and ownership practices do not, in general, sufficiently reflect social and environmental considerations. Moreover, there is a growing view among investment professionals that environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios. Investors fulfilling their fiduciary (or ...
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“In recent months we have seen a series of warnings that biodiversity loss and the degradation of ecosystem services such as water supplies, storm-surge retention and carbon sequestration have reached such severe levels that they pose as serious a threat to the global economy as climate change. Earlier this year, the World Economic Forum identified biodiversity as one of the most interconnected global business risks and estimated the impact of biodiversity risks in dollar terms to be between tens of billions for inland flooding and infectious disease, to many hundreds of billions for food price volatility and chronic disease. market research, surveys and trends
UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) « Corporate Governance
The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) were issued in 2006. The PRI were developed by an international group of institutional investors reflecting the increasing relevance of environmental, social and corporate governance issues to investment practices. The process was convened by the United Nations Secretary-General.  The PRI state: “As institutional investors, we have a duty to act in the best long-term interests of our beneficiaries. In this fiduciary role, we believe that environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios (to varying degrees across ... market research, surveys and trends

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Press Releases April 2006 - U N Secretary-General Launches ...
New York, 27 April 2006 � In a historic development for global financial markets, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan was today joined by a group of the world�s largest institutional investors at the international launch of the Principles for Responsible Investment. The heads of leading institutions from 16 countries, representing more than $2 trillion in assets owned, officially signed the Principles at a special launch event at the New York Stock Exchange. The Principles were developed during a nearly year-long process convened by the UN Secretary-General and coordinated by the UN Environment Programme Finance ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Driving Value through Responsible Investing
James Gifford, a speaker at the marcus evans Nordic Pensions & Investments Summit 2010, explores the benefits of adopting the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment. Interview with: James Gifford, Executive Director, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment Secretariat     Stockholm, Sweden, July 2, 2010 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Adopting the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) help drive long-term prosperity for institutional investors, according to James Gifford, Executive Director of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment Secretariat. A voluntary set of principles developed in ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Responsible Investing Is Here To Stay
Extra-financial investment criteria – such as social, environmental and ethical factors – are moving more and more into the focus of institutional and private investors. Meanwhile, a raft of investment products committed to social, environmental and ethical criteria are being offered under the heading of responsible investments (RI). At the same time, when raising capital, corporates and sovereigns are increasingly coming to be judged on these criteria. There is still no consensus on what the terms ―responsibility and ―sustainability imply. The market for responsible or sustainable investments therefore spans a wide variety of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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I know there were plenty of Muslims living in Palestine during the Ottoman Empire and during the English Mandate, but I was curious about the other two religions. It would be nice if someone could give me a figure for the three religions separately. Thank you! I am asking about the geographical area of what is known today as Israel. Thank you! 1 year ago If anyone can find a population count of the three religions dating back further than the 19th century, that too would be greatly appreciated. Any information or website that can provide answers to this question would be wonderful. The further back to the beginning of the ...
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Hello Hackan~ The Israeli/Palestine conflict has deep roots and is complex, to say the least. However, here is a basic timelines for the conflict: 1947: Great Britain handed over responsibility for solving ?the Zionist-Arab problem? to the UN. At this time, the conflict was intense, and Jewish immigrants were about a third of the population, owning 6% of the land. Many were fleeing the Nazis. The UN split the territory into separate Jewish and Palestinian states; the Jews accepted this proposal, the Palestinians did not. 1948: On May 14th, The State of Israel was declared. Palestinians called the day "al-Nakba" (the ...