The European Union’s first tranche of €20bn NextGenerationEU bond with a 10-year maturity was listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE), to aid Covid-19 recovery.
KLP, Norway’s largest pension company, has excluded Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited, for its links with the Myanmar military, which goes against the fund’s responsible investment guidelines.
The pension scheme will also monitor CO2 emissions targets on sectors highlighted by the Net-Zero Asset Owner alliance.
The Danish pension scheme has initiated a pilot project to foster wildlife in properties it owns nearby Copenhagen.
Domestic investments from Italian supplementary pension schemes have plummeted more than ten percent over the 2016-2020 period.
In 2020, private assets were a primary focus of the Swiss agro-alimentary multinational pension scheme. This will continue in 2021.
Vatican’s bank and pension fund Instituto per le Opere di Religione (IOR) has ended 2020 with a €36.4m net return according to its 2020 annual report.
The money raised by Northvolt will finance further battery cell production capacity and R&D efforts in order to meet increasing demand of customers engaged in the transition to decarbonised, electric solutions.
The Central Bank of Ireland has recently granted a number of financial consultancy services mandates. Selected firms include the world's largest asset manager BlackRock.
The Myanmar military coup, that occurred on 1 February 2021, has left a number of asset owners directly or indirectly exposed to companies with direct business activities or business relationships in Myanmar.