Pensions sector responds to "unnuanced" carbon report

In a new report, NGO Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke criticized the pension sector for its DKK 22bn investments in fossil fuel expansion. An industry organization has now responded, saying the report ignores the complicated nature of the issue.

AP Pension CEO outdoes rivals with new climate pledge

Danish commercial pension fund AP Pension has committed to a 37% reduction in carbon emissions from its equity and credit bond investments by 2025, based on 2019 levels. That is the biggest short-term reduction goal among Danish commercial pension firms.

PenSam keeps oil firms at distance

Increasing energy prices, reflected in oil company earnings, are not enough to make investors reopen their treasure troves for fossil companies, says pension provider PenSam. ”It’s a sector with problems,” states ESG head.

"Payback time" for borrowed returns has begun, warns Antti Ilmanen

At the start of 2022, expected returns on a 60/40 portfolio were historically low -- and if you think that the recent turmoil has improved this outlook significantly, think again. According to AQR Principal and award-winning finance writer Antti Ilmanen, Nordic investors could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

LD Pensions reports big loss in H1

The first six months of the year ended in an AUM drop for LD Pensions’ two funds, but the new CEO says increasing interest rates could pay off in the long term.

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