PIP19 - ESG data challenges: Getting the most out of financial information

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Kris Douma, Director of Strategic Projects, PRI

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The TCFD has shown that there are more than 400 reporting standards just for climate-related issues. For ESG in general, there are even more, which is not in the interest of either companies or investors. This session will explore: • the need for a global, standardised and comparable ESG reporting standard; • the PRI asset owner consultation and the work of the PRI with CFA, both indicating that the quality of ESG data is now the major obstacle for responsible investment; • the high level ESG reporting principles outlined in a recent paper published by a group of 7 investor organisations. Patrick de Cambourg, President, Autorité des normes comptables Lila Karbassi, Chief of Programmes, UN Global Compact Tim Mohin, CEO, GRI Egon Vavrek, Director, ​APG Asset Management Asia Moderated by Kris Douma, Director of Strategic Projects, PRI

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