New report focusses on closing the gap on investors’ data needs to deliver and credibly report on their net zero commitments.

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has today published a new report that assesses the climate data that investors need to make informed decisions and engage effectively with their investments. The report, supported by Chronos Sustainability, explores what investors need to know to be able to realize their net zero commitments, the quality and coverage of existing climate data and actions that should be taken to build an adequate data ecosystem.

Contained within the report are three overarching recommendations that help to explain the disconnect between investors’ needs and what the market currently provides.

  1. Improve corporate disclosure 
    Corporate data underpins the majority of data products that are currently available. As such, improving corporate disclosure is a pre-requisite to improving the coverage and quality of data products.   Read more