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Principles for Responsible Investment

Tuesday, October 21, 2008
We would welcome hedge funds into the PRI community. There are many reasons to participate: growth of the responsible investment market, funds’ own philosophies of responsible investment, demonstrating leadership to clients, and contributing to systemic i.

A SQUARE :: 21Oct08 Principles for Responsible Investment
Category SRI
Author Sona Blessing
It is easy to say in hindsight, but many of the practices that have undone the financial sector recently are very much the same ones that the PRI is intended to address. Active owners, remunerating their agents (e.g. company managers) appropriately, should drive better and more sustainable companies. Greater transparency, as set out in the PRI, should also ensure greater understanding of the underlying risks associated with companies and sectors.
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