A Legal Framework for Impact: sustainability impact in investor decision-making

The report, authored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and commissioned by PRI, UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation, provides ground-breaking legal analysis on the extent to which legal frameworks enable investors to consider impact in their activities across 11 jurisdictions: the EU, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands, UK and the US.


A Legal Framework for Impact: European Union – Empowering investors to pursue sustainability goals

This report provides an analysis of relevant EU rules, and policy recommendations to encourage a wider pursuit of environmental and social goals. Building on the findings of the LFI report relating to the EU, this paper sets out why legal changes are needed to enable mainstream investors to work towards sustainability impact goals.


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