Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)

Headquarters in Norway

Norges Bank Investment Management website

🔎 Run a search for “Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Article
19 May 2010

Norwegian central bank warns companies on child labour

Author: Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor

Norges Bank, the Norwegian central bank which manages the NOK2.7trn (€354bn) assets of the Global Pension Fund, has issued a warning that it is expanding its expertise in child labour issues and that it will track companies for up to 20 years. Child...

Read more

Article
2 March 2010

Giant Norway fund relaxes controversial exclusion policy

Author: Hugh Wheelan, Responsible Investor

The giant Norwegian Global Pension Fund is softening its controversial, hard-line stance on corporate exclusions in favour of putting more companies on watch and lobbying for change…The development relaxes the fund’s previous position under which it...

Read more

Article
23 August 2009

Norway’s state pension fund wise to water risk

Author: Valeria Criscione, Financial Times

The Norwegian government pension fund has added yet another cause to its range of shareholder activism: sustainable water management…The…fund has released a draft proposal on the subject that will guide the way Norges Bank Investment Management, the...

Read more

Article
9 April 2009

Norwegian fund proposes $3 billion green investments

Author: Environmental Finance

Norway's finance minister had proposed that the government's $39 billion pension fund allocates $3 billion to sustainable investments – potentially the largest such allocation ever made. In a report last Friday to...Norway's parliament, the finance...

Read more

Article
30 January 2009

[PDF] Future proof? Embedding environmental, social and governance issues in investment markets

Author: Ivo Knoepfel & Gordon Hagart, onValues Ltd., report produced by IFC, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, UN Global Compact

[Outcomes of the Who Cares Wins Initiative 2004–2008, a joint initiative of the financial industry and the UN Global Compact, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Swiss Government.] This report summarises the strategic outcomes of the Who...

Read more

Story
28 January 2009

New Report Urges Financial Industry to Integrate Sustainable Investing Practices

See full story

Article
1 April 2008

Why Are Children’s Rights an Issue for Investors?

Author: Anne Kvam, Director of Corporate Governance, Norges Bank Investment Mgmt, in Compact Quarterly

…[T]he effort to safeguard children’s rights is…important from a financial perspective…NBIM [Norges Bank Investment Management] has chosen children’s rights and child labour as one of the strategic areas for corporate governance and corporate...

Read more

Article
12 March 2008

Disclosure of voting records 2007

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

As part of NBIM’s increasing level of disclosure regarding our governance activities, we have decided to publish our voting records for 2007. No comments are made on specific voting decisions, but in the document NBIM Proxy Voting Guidelines one will...

Read more

Story
10 March 2008

Norwegian Govt. Pension Fund publishes detailed voting data, revealing positions on companies' social, environmental conduct

See full story

Article
14 January 2008

[PDF] Norges Bank Investment Management Investor Expectations on Children’s Rights

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

Focus on the welfare of children in the value chain and sphere of influence of corporations should be a priority area for investors with a long-term investment horizon...The NBIM Investor Expectations on Children’s Rights will serve as a reference for...

Read more