PRI CEO urges investors: We need a new normal

Investors must use the current crisis to build back better and ensure that recovery from covid-19 is sustainable, green, and inclusive, believes UN PRI CEO Fiona Reynolds.

Fiona Reynolds has been CEO of UN Principles for Responsible Investments since 2013. | Photo: PR/UN PRI

At the start of 2020, UN PRI CEO Fiona Reynolds thought that we had already seen the worst of what the new year would bring. She was vacationing in her home country of Australia when large bushfires burnt off 18 million hectares, 3,000 homes were lost, 34 people were killed, many others were injured, and over a billion animals were killed, including a range of endangered species.

She then returned to her home in London, where there was more news about  climate-related disasters after severe winter flooding across the United Kingdom.

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