Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Companies, Investors Call for Improved Integration of the Sustainable Development Goals Across Business Strategies and Financial Markets

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The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Global Compact Network Brazil

Press Release

The following is a joint press release from the United Nations Global Compact, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and Global Compact Network Brazil

Legg Mason Affiliate Martin Currie Achieves Top ESG Rating For Second Year In A Row

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) assess responsible investment activities across the industry each year. Their review of 2017 has been published and Martin Currie has achieved A+ ratings for its responsible investment activities.
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For the second year running, the PRI has awarded Martin Currie, an investment affiliate of Legg Mason (NYSE:LM)  an A+ (highest performance band) in all three of its top-level categories: ‘Strategy and Governance’, ‘Incorporation’ and ‘Active Ownership’. Additionally, across all sub categories, Martin Currie is in the top quartile of the investment manager peer group. Notably Martin Currie is in the top 9% for Integration – confirmation that ESG is truly embedded in the firm’s investment process.

Principles for Responsible Investment Forum Attracts Record Attendance

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The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) - an initiative co-developed by the UN Global Compact and the UNEP Finance Initiative -convened its third annual conference in San Francisco on 5-6 October. The event drew a record number of nearly 350 investors from all continents. It focused on a range of topics related to the growing field of responsible investment. UN Global Compact officials provided a number of briefings, presentations, and updates at the event including The Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership, The UN Global Compact's Differentiation Programme and Managing Investment Risks in Conflict-Affected Areas. Since July 2009 approximately 260 institutional investors have endorsed the PRI, bringing the total number of endorsers to more than 800, representing US $2 trillion in assets under management.

Press Release

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) - an initiative co-developed by the UN Global Compact and the UNEP Finance Initiative -convened its third annual conference in San Francisco on 5-6 October. The event drew a record number of nearly 350 investors from all continents. It focused on a range of topics related to the growing field of responsible investment. UN Global Compact officials provided a number of briefings, presentations, and updates at the event including The Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability Leadership, The UN Global Compact's Differentiation Programme and Managing Investment Risks in Conflict-Affected Areas. Since July 2009 approximately 260 institutional investors have endorsed the PRI, bringing the total number of endorsers to more than 800, representing US $2 trillion in assets under management.

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