Created in 2001, FIR, the French Sustainable Investment Forum brings together actors and stakeholders of responsible investment (inclduing Asset Owners, Asset Managers, Brokers, ESG Rating Agencies, Consultants, Unions, Associations) and qualified individuals (including Academics, Journalist, Lawyers). Its main objective is to promote Responsible Investment and its best practices. FIR advocates policy changes and launched the French Responsible Finance Week for retail investors. Since 2015, FIR supports European Academic research through several awards and PhD grants. FIR is also a founding member of Eurosif. Since June 2017, French SIF is chaired by Alexis Masse.