The Fund's Market value
We work to safeguard and build
financial wealth for future generations
A film about the fund
The Norwegian people own the fund
Our mission is to safeguard and build financial wealth for the future generations of Norway. See our film about the fund's history, objective and management.
Equities, Fixed Income and real estate
The fund is invested globally in international equities, fixed income and real estate. The goal is to have well diversified investments that distribute risk and generate the highest possible return within the mandate from the Ministry of Finance.
More on the investment strategy
27 February 2018, 10:00 CET
Øystein Olsen, Chairman of the Executive Board in Norges Bank, and Yngve Slyngstad, CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management, present the annual report 2017 for the Government Pension Fund Global. The press conference is held in Norwegian.
Our focus areas
We work on selected issues that are relevant across multiple sectors, and have formulated expectations for how companies should manage risk and report on their activities. We have three focus areas dealing directly with environmental and social issues:
More on responsible investment
Our mission is to safeguard and build financial wealth for future generations. We manage the fund responsibly in order to support the investment objective of the highest possible return with a moderate level of risk. Read about our responsible investment in 2017.
Go to the report
The fund's returns
The fund generated an annual return of 6.0 percent from the establishment of Norges Bank Investment Management in 1998 to the end of the third quarter of 2017, measured in the fund's currency basket. After management costs and inflation, the return was 4.1 percent.