Storebrand is a key participant in the Norwegian and Swedish public debate on responsible investments, for instance through opinion pieces in print/online media, broadcast media, social media.
Furthermore, we provide extensive training for clients, brokers, investment consultants and external fund managers, in addition to speaking at a range of conferences.
Storebrand also participates in international RI debates and events, as well as providing comments and interviews to international media.
External fund managers are subject to extensive RI requirements (policies, implementation, quarterly screening of portfolio ESG quality and controversial investments). External fund managers are also encouraged to adopt the UNPRI. Storebran actively seeks funds from external managers with high ESG profile.
Sent letter to all external fund managers encouraging them to disclose the carbon footprint of their equities funds.
Updated in house White Paper on the link between responsible investment and financial returns, including review of studies/metastudies on this theme.
Published a numbe of articles/interviews on divestment from coal ( companies with more than 30% of revenues from coal) and divestment from fossil fuels
Member of NORSIF board and active participant in arranging NORSIF events and membership seminars, Member of working group for Green Bonds.
Member of SWESIF board.