The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced the launch of CDP Water Disclosure, a new programme that will help institutional investors better understand the business risks and opportunities associated with water scarcity and other water-related
The return on the Government Pension Fund – Global was 13.5 percent (NOK 325 billion) in the third quarter. The record-high quarterly return can be attributed to a sharp rise in international equity markets and a normalisation of fixed income markets.
The new NBIM Investment Talent Programme (ITP) seeks to attract highly educated and skilled candidates directly from university. “Just as we have a long-term perspective on our investments, we also invest long term in our employees,” says Yngve Slyngst
Letter from NBIM to Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft 7 October 2009.
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has submitted shareholder proposals at four US companies; Harris Corporation, Clorox Company, Cardinal Health Inc. and Parker Hannifin Corporation, requiring that the companies have an independent chairman.
NBIM joins the world’s investment community for a renewed call for a global climate agreement in the run-up to the COP 15 meeting in Copenhagen.
Jan Thomsen appointed Chief Compliance Officer in Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM).
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) has formed a new executive team with broad international competence. This completes the final phase of an extensive reorganisation at NBIM that started with the appointment of Yngve Slyngstad as CEO in January 2
Opportunity to comment on the forthcoming NBIM investor expectations: Water management
International equity and fixed income markets showed a marked improvement in the second quarter. The return on the Government Pension Fund – Global was 12.7 per cent (NOK 270 billion) and the excess return 2.1 percentage points, the best quarterly result ever. In the second quarter, the fund reached the targeted equities allocation of 60 per cent, after a two year transition period.
Norges Bank Investment Management presents today “NBIM investor expectations: Climate change management”. The document sets out NBIM’s expectations as a long-term investor in relation to portfolio companies’ performance in the management of environmental and climate change issues.
In an effort to increase NBIM’s focus on active ownership in general and climate change management specifically; NBIM is in the process of preparing an expectations document regarding Climate Change Management.
12 June – World Day Against Child Labour – several leading global players within the plant science industry announced today that they have joined forces to combat child labour within seed production. This joint effort was initiated by Norges Bank as pa
The first quarter of 2009 featured low inflows into the Government Pension Fund – Global and continued volatility in global markets. There was a negative return on the fund of 4.8 per cent and a negative excess return relative to the benchmark portfoli
The present report shows the level of compliance with the NBIM Investor Expectations in 430 companies in which NBIM is invested. These are companies in sectors with high exposure to the risk of child labour. The report shows that performance reporting.
The global financial crisis in 2008 presented major challenges to all parts of the portfolio of the Government Pension Fund – Global. The results for the year were the weakest in the fund’s history and have led to a number of changes in the implementation
NBIM commends the Edison Electric Institute for further clarifying the position for U.S. utilities on federal climate change regulation.