The Norwegian people own the fund
See our film about the history, objective and management.
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:
Annual return 1998-2015
The fund generated an annual return of 5.6 percent from the establishment of Norges Bank Investment Management in 1998 to the end of 2015, measured in the fund's currency basket. After management costs and inflation, the return was 3.7 percent. The return in dollars was 5.8 percent.