Pension industry association predicts more arms investments as defense sector heats up

The Danish defense industry has encouraged pension funds in the country to look more positively at investments in weapons. ”We would like it to be considered ordinary societal responsibility,” says an industry leader.

Photo: Peter Hove Olesen/Politiken/Ritzau Scanpix

The war in Ukraine has thrown the need for national security into sharp relief – and the industry association for Danish defense has encouraged the pension sector to reconsider their often critical stances on arms investments.

The association believes that capital from investors and banks is crucial if the industry is to live up to the change of pace that politicians across Europe appear to be advocating for.

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