News detail - PRI launches Asset Owner Advisory Committee


PRI launches Asset Owner Advisory Committee

January 15, 2016

he PRI is pleased to announce the creation of the Asset Owner Advisory Committee. Being on top of the investment chain, asset owners play a crucial role in driving responsible investment practices across PRI’s signatory base and throughout financial markets.

The Asset Owner Advisory Committee consists of high-level representatives from asset owner signatories that have demonstrated leadership in implementing the six Principles. It will advise the PRI on the strategy and execution of its Asset Owner Insight work.

Asset Owner Insight work is a key part of the PRI 2015-18 strategic plan’s focus on increasing the representation and participation of asset owners. The work will deliver fresh insights on areas such as incorporating ESG considerations into selecting, appointing and monitoring managers and managing passive investment.

The PRI’s signatories are its greatest strength. Through collaboration with the Advisory Committee, the Asset Owner Insight work will help the PRI to meet its strategic objective of Moving from awareness to impact.

Representing FMO is Yvonne Bakkum.

More information can be found on the website of PRI.

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