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

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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 find the basis for our decisions.

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Article
10 March 2008

Norway's pension fund publishes vote data, revealing stand on ethical issues

Author: Simon Bowers, Guardian [UK]

Controversial boardroom pay, global warming, labour standards and freedom of access to the internet are among a host of issues on which Norway's £220bn state-owned investment fund [The Norwegian Government Pension Fund, run by Norges Bank Investment Management] exerted its investor influence around the world last year, detailed voting data has revealed..[refers to its positions on shareholder resolutions brought to ExxonMobil, Ford, Google, McDonald's. Also refers to BAE Systems, blacklisted by the Fund].

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