Pension funds back Danish government's SDG fund launch

Six of Denmark's largest pension funds have invested in the new Danish SDG Investment Fund, targeting an annual return of 10-12 percent, while contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. AMWatch went to the fund's official launch.

From left: Pensam's CEO Torsten Fels, P+'s CEO Søren Kolbye Sørensen, ATP's CEO Christian Hyldahl, PFA's CIO Henrik Nøhr Poulsen, Pensionsdanmark's CEO Torben Möger Pedersen, PKA's CEO Peter Damgaard, IFU's CEO Tommy Thomsen and the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnes. | Photo: Søren Top

The UN City in Copenhagen is one of the most sustainable buildings in Scandinavia. The building captures and reuses rainwater for toilet flushes, it is energy efficient and generates its electricity consumption from roof-based solar panels.

So it was only natural that the building complex on the edge of the Øresund -- the sound between Denmark and Sweden -- hosted the launch of the Danish SDG Investment Fund.

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