Longstanding PRI signatory Dutch entrepreneurial development bank (FMO) achieved the highest scores possible across the board in the 2020 UNPRI Assessment Report

Longstanding PRI signatory Dutch entrepreneurial development bank (FMO) achieved the highest scores possible across the board in the 2020 UNPRI Assessment Report

(PRESS RELEASE) THE HAGUE, 11-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading impact investor FMO (Dutch development bank) has announced it has scored A+ across the board in 2020’s UNPRI Assessment Reports for its investor signatories. The PRI (Principles for Responsible Investing) is an investor initiative in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative and UN Global Compact and the world’s leading proponent of responsible investing.

As a longstanding PRI signatory, FMO also reports annually and just received the 2020 Assessment Report. This year, as last, FMO has been assessed with the highest scores possible across the board.

Yvonne Bakkum, Managing Director of FMO Investment Management: “We’re very proud of these scores, which reflect FMO’s vision and represent a great deal of hard work and dedication by our colleagues, clients and partners over many years. As a leading impact investor, we set a high standard for impact and ESG. This means continuously raising the bar amidst an ever-evolving responsible investing movement in which the PRI plays a crucial role.”

 

AUM

 

Module Name

Your Score

Median

Score

01.Strategy & Governance

A+

A

Indirect – Manager Sel., App. & Mon

10-50% 07. Private Equity

A+

A

<10% 09. Infrastructure

A+

A

Direct & Active Ownership Modules

10-50% 13. Fixed Income – Corporate Financial

A+

B

10-50% 14. Fixed Income – Corporate Non-Financial

A+

B

<10% 15. Fixed Income – Securitised

A+

B

<10% 16. Private Equity

A+

A

10-50% 18. Infrastructure

A+

A

The full PRI report for 2020 can be found here.

The PRI works with its international network of over 3000 signatories to put the six Principles for Responsible Investment into practice. Its goals are to understand the investment implications of environmental, social and governance issues and to support signatories in integrating these issues into investment and ownership decisions. The Assessment Report is designed to provide feedback to the signatories to support them in their ongoing learning and development in this regard.

More information about PRI and the Assessment reports can be found on their website: https://www.unpri.org/reporting

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