• Nordic and UK pensions pledge $130bn climate investments

    02 November 2021

    Nordic and UK pension funds have committed to allocate $130 billion to clean energy and climate investments by 2030.

  • People moves: IOSCO, London Stock Exchange Group, Simmons & Simmons, UBS

    19 October 2018

    Peter Damgaard Jensen has been appointed as co-organizer of the newly founded Global Commission on Adaptation. Damgaard Jensen also acts as CEO of Danish pension scheme PKA and chair of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), an investor association taking action to support a low-carbon future.

  • PKA makes 10% renewables pledge

    17 September 2018

    Danish pension fund Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA) has pledged to ramp up its investments in renewable energy to 10% of the value of its portfolio by 2020.

  • Danish pension fund excludes 35 oil companies on climate grounds

    12 April 2018

    PKA has excluded 35 oil and gas companies from its investment portfolio based on concerns about their approach to climate change.

  • Danish pension fund PKA engaging with 64 oil and gas giants on climate

    09 February 2018

    Danish pension fund PKA has said divestment is a possibility for 64 oil and gas companies with which it is currently engaging on climate-related issues.

  • Major investor initiative to tackle climate change on four fronts announced

    01 February 2018

    A landmark initiative to spur investors to attack climate change on the four fronts of engagement, disclosure, low-carbon investing and policy advocacy has been launched.

  • COP blog: Transparency high on the agenda for investors

    13 November 2017

    Many investors are turning out at COP23 in Bonn to explain to ministers and delegates the importance of financial disclosures in line with the TCFD recommendations, says Peter Damgaard Jensen

  • Final TCFD report supported by investors with $25trn

    29 June 2017

    The Financial Stability Board's (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has released its final report, with the public support of investors with roughly $25 trillion in assets under management. Other businesses with a combined market capitalisation of approximately $3.5 trillion have also supported the recommendations.

  • PKA divests from five oil companies, considers 44 more

    18 April 2017

    Danish Pension fund PKA has divested from five Canadian oil companies over concerns they are at risk of devaluation amid from attempts to tackle climate change.

  • IIGCC appoints Damgaard Jensen new chair

    10 January 2017

    The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has appointed PKA CEO Peter Damgaard Jensen as its new chair.