Sampension has called upon global conglomerates such as BMW, BP, Danish Coloplast and AB InBev to report their tax payments regionally instead at a total global level, to strengthen tax transparency.
Swedish research suggests that while the sustainability discourse of the council on ethics of Sweden AP Funds has emerged over time, its practical reasoning remains driven by an economic rationale.
Poul Kobberup, chief investment officer of Danica Pension, which ended 2020 delivering positive returns across all risk profiles, is expecting further increases in this year but warned that the Covid-19 virus has the potential to create a sour mood in the financial markets.
The gain in stocks in 2020 resulted in the net growth of the industry size state-owned investors, such as sovereign wealth funds and public pension funds.
Jon M. Hippe, Director of Public Sector at Storebrand, said that KLP losing the case filed against Vestland County Municipality to stop its contracting with Storebrand as its new pension provider, would encourage municipalities to carry out competitions for pension providers.
Eleven Dutch pension funds could be impacted by a potential pension cut in 2021.
PMT, the pension scheme for the Dutch metal and engineering industry , has already trimmed CO2 emissions by almost 30% over the last five years.
AIP Infrastructure II, a fund focussing on energy transition assets in Europe and North America, received a significant commitment from Swiss institutional investors, including Retraites Populaires, Vaudoise and CPEG.