PRI investor statement sent to G20 government in June 2019
Storebrand was one of signatories to a PRI investor statement sent to G20 government in June 2019. Governments were urged to strengthen their Paris Agreement targets by 2020.
2019 Investor alliance for Human Rights' investor statement to all governments
Storebrand signed in November 2019 an Investor alliance for Human Rights' investor statement to all governments to develop, implement, and enforce mandatory human rights due diligence requirements for all companies headquartered or operating within their own jurisdictions.
Engagement with the Finance department on management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund
Storebrand Asset Management gave input in a rountable meeting on development of reponsible investment criteria for the Government Pension Fund. Input was given on issues such as Human Rights Due Diligence, Coal and Fossil Fuels criteria and implementation of Cannabis criteria.
One to One Meeting with Member of Parliament
Storebrand Asset Management was invited to participate in a meeting with a Norwegian Member of Parliament. We discussed issues such as divestment from fossil fuels, Human Rights, Climate Risk and the Finance sector's role in the green transition
Report from the Climate Risk Commission.
The Expert Commission was appointed on 6 October 2017 with a mandate to assess climate-related risk factors and their significance for the Norwegian economy, including financial stability. Our comments were submitted through Finance Norway
Technical Expert Group's draft report on EU taxonomy.
Our comments were submitted through Finance Norway
Equator Principles (EP4).
Storebrand was part of a group of institutional investors submitting human rights recommendations to the most recent review process of the Equator Principles (EP4). Signatories express concern that the current draft of EP4 does not adequately align with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, nor the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct.
Global Index Providers
Storebrand also signed an investor request for global index providers to exclude controversial weapons from their mainstream indices “in order to align their products with what has become standard practice among institutional and individual investors. The open letter, whose signatories have combined funds under management of $6.8trn (€6trn), was sent to representatives of FTSE Russell, Morningstar, MSCI, S&P Dow Jones Indices and STOXX.