• Sovereign wealth funds get advice on climate risks

    29 July 2019

    Advice on how sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) can integrate climate change into their investment processes and governance has been produced by the Sustainable Finance Programme, a research group at the University of Oxford.

  • UNEP FI and investors release study on climate risk reporting

    10 May 2019

    A major study has been issued looking at the different ways that investors can measure and report climate risks.

  • Norway’s oil fund opens door to investments in unlisted renewables

    05 April 2019

    Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund is to be allowed to invest in unlisted renewables assets, following a decision by the country’s finance ministry.

  • Rise in withdrawn sustainability resolutions shows their success, says NBIM

    07 February 2019

    A rise in the number of sustainability-related shareholder resolutions that have been withdrawn before a vote demonstrates the success of shareholder action, the asset manager of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has claimed.

  • Storebrand makes 2026 pledge to ‘exit death spiral of coal’

    30 November 2018

    Storebrand Asset Management has revealed a path to full divestment from coal in eight years’ time, in a strategy it says is in line with the goal to restrict climate change to a maximum of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

  • IIGCC urges pension funds to improve climate risk management

    17 October 2018

    Pension funds have been urged to improve their management of climate-related risks and opportunities by a group of investors with more than €21 trillion ($24.3 trillion) in combined assets.

  • NBIM urges better ocean sustainability management

    07 September 2018

    Companies have been urged to take into account the challenges and opportunities related to sustainable use of the world’s oceans by the asset manager of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund.

  • World’s largest sovereign wealth fund urged not to pursue divestment

    24 August 2018

    Divestment of the oil and gas stocks in the Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) “is not an effective insurance against a permanent decline in oil prices” and the stocks only contribute marginally to Norway’s oil price risk, according to a committee set up to explore the issue.

  • Norges Bank endorses EU public reporting reforms

    23 July 2018

    The investment manager of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund has welcomed proposals to increasingly consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the European public reporting framework.