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Environmental and social sustainability challenges – Major international legal report backs growing institutional investor focus on achieving positive sustainability impacts (UNEP)

UNEP writes: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Freshfields) has today released a new report, A Legal Framework for Impact, commissioned by The Generation Foundation, the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI). The report provides the first ever comprehensive analysis of how far the law requires or permits investors to take deliberate steps to tackle sustainability challenges in discharging their duties, described as investing for sustainability impact.

go to UNEP: Major international legal report backs growing institutional investor focus on achieving positive sustainability impacts (unep.org)