A Sustainability Integration Framework for Institutional Investors

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Sustainability Integration Strategy

The framework ensures that institutional investors have the appropriate governance, risk management and investment policies in place to mitigate the risks and capture the opportunities posed by sustainability factors. Additionally, institutional investors, such as SWFs and PPFs, should leverage their status as “universal owners” to encourage investees, external asset managers, regulators and service providers to improve their approaches to sustainability. As institutional investors that represent the future interests of a pool of beneficiaries, PPFs and SWFs are in a unique position to shape the direction of public policy on issues such as climate change that will have an impact on the lives of its beneficiaries (financial and otherwise). Finally, investors should report on progress, drawing on key metrics and targets