Storebrand's Group Policy on sustainable investments is an overarching structure stating Storebrand's vision and goal on sustainable investments. Storebrand's work on sustainable investments is motivated by the following factors
- secure long term returns
- avoid complicity to breaches of international norms or conventions through our investments.
- contribute to positive impact on society and the environment
The Group Policy references the UN PRI framework and has included existing policies and guidelines on more specific issues as reference documents. Scope, responsibilities, follow up and reporting is also defined in this overarching policy. Storebrand's Group Policy on sustainable investments covers all asset classes and geographical regions, as well as all externally managed assets,
In addition Storebrand has policy documents relating to the definition and implementation of the Storebrand standard. The standard applies to all AUM and guides work on exclusions and on active ownership. The policy documents are broken into subject areas (eg. corruption, human rights and environmental degradation) and outline relevant international conventions, motivation and methodology.
Policy documents also exist on Storebrand's position on global sustainability trends and on the relationship between sustainability and financial returns.