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  • Sustainability assured?

    15 January 2024

    Are organisations ready for regulators' demands for independent assurance of sustainability disclosures, and are investors ready to reward companies providing assurance, Michael Hurley asks

  • NBIM plans $70bn sustainable private equity investment expansion

    28 November 2023

    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) is proposing updating the investment strategy for the NOK15.6 trillion ($1.46 trillion) Norwegian sovereign wealth fund to include net zero-aligned unlisted equity investments.

  • UK told to adopt ISSB in full to encourage 'equivalence' with US, EU disclosures

    01 November 2023

    The UK has been urged to adopt the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards in their entirety, in a move that would support efforts to ensure 'equivalence' with US and EU requirements, respondents to a consultation said.

  • The Future of ESG Data conference: Ratings agencies need greater accountability, says NBIM

    16 October 2023
  • NBIM don't count carbon credits as part of your interim emission reduction targets

    18 September 2023
  • NBIM: ISSB should develop biodiversity, human capital and rights standards

    05 September 2023

    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has urged the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) to focus on expanding its standards to biodiversity as well as human capital and rights topics over the next two years.

  • NBIM: ESG ratings 'should disclose methodology change impacts'

    25 August 2023

    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has urged regulators to require environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings providers to be more transparent about the impact of changes to their methodologies.

  • People moves, 4 August: Green Climate Fund, AustralianSuper, Redington, Fidelity ... and more

    04 August 2023
  • NBIM tells EU to change course on mandatory ESRS climate, social disclosure

    11 July 2023

    Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) said the European Commission should change plans to make some key climate and social corporate disclosure standards voluntary rather than mandatory.

  • NBIM warns London listing change would curb investor influence

    30 June 2023

    The manager of the world's largest sovereign wealth fund has added its voice to warnings that the UK's plans to reform its listing rules could "decrease" the influence of investor engagement with companies.